Translating the Gains of Nursing Education Reforms into Quality Clinical Practice: The Role of Nursing Leaders

Translating the Gains of Nursing Education Reforms into Quality Clinical Practice: The Role of Nursing Leaders

Bridget Omowumi Akin-Otiko1, Margaret Moyosola Oladapo2, Mary Idowu Edward3

1Department of Maternal Neonatal & Child Health Nursing; 2Department of Community Health Nursing; 3Department of Adult Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing Science,University of Medical Sciences, Ondo-City, Ondo State, Nigeria

American Journal of Scientific Research and Essays

Nursing reforms in Nigeria took a quantum leap in 2018 with the alignment of nursing education with the mainstream of tertiary education in the country. Year 2023 has been scheduled for full implementation of the reform. The ultimate goal of reforms in nursing education is delivery of quality nursing care. This review was undertaken to highlight the critical roles of nursing leaders in Nigeria towards ensuring that the reforms in nursing education translate to quality nursing practice. The six critical roles discussed in the paper are expected to stimulate necessary activities towards maximizing the gains of nursing education reforms in the interest of the citizens.

Keywords: Gains, Reforms, Nursing education, Nursing leaders, Nigeria

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Bridget Omowumi Akin- Otiko, Margaret Moyosola Oladapo, Mary Idowu Edward. Translating the Gains of Nursing Education Reforms into Quality Clinical Practice: The Role of Nursing Leaders. American Journal of Scientific Research and Essays, 2019 4:21. DOI:10.28933/ajsre-2019-05-2406


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