Future nursing workforce: pathways to aged care nursing?
Heath, Samantha; Mall, Robina; Williams, Pam; Jackson, Ruth; Johnson, Shobha; Graham, Gil
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Citation:Heath, S., Mall, R., Williams, P., Jackson, R., Johnson, S., & Graham, G. (2020, December). Future nursing workforce: pathways to aged care nursing?. Paper presented at the Unitec Research Symposium, Mount Albert Campus, Unitec.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/5046
We are all getting older New Zealand's population prediction to 2052 Registered nurses The Academy Future nursing workforce Aim and objectives Stages of the Project Results of analysis Aged care : top of mind Narrative themes --Meeting and getting to know the people / residents. Getting to know their stories --Death is so confronting and seeing residents in an emotional state makes me emotional --Some clients show appreciation in what nurses do for them and aged care nursing is in demand, in terms of job opportunity --The only reason [to work in aged care] is to get higher chance to apply for residency as well as a path to work in DHB as an international student. --There are few opportunities to practice my acute/advanced nursing skills What would encourage you to choose aged care? Working conditions & Clinical experience Insights ; Opportunities ; Future nursing workforce? References and acknowledgments