Nursing Regulatory Bodies


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Nursing Regulatory Bodies
For nursing education to be worth anything it needs to meet a number of standards. These standards are set and monitored by a range of regulatory bodies. Regulatory bodies usually focus on a particular function within a particular institution of profession (Caulfield, 2005, p.18). What needs to be remembered is that regulatory bodies can have both direct and indirect effects on a particular institution or profession. For example, a regulatory body may determine who can be a member of a profession but, they say little about the standards in an educational institution related to that profession. If educational regulatory bodies want their graduates to become employed in the profession, however, they have an interest...
The end:, professional organizations seek to influence curriculum development so that it will help their members.
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