Comparison of theory-practice link in US and UK student nurses and faculty
Thayer McGahee, PhD; Betty Abraham-Settles, DNP -- School of Nursing, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina, USA
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A collaborative, qualitative research project was undertaken between the University of South Carolina Aiken, USA and University of Hertfordshire, UK to explore, compare and evaluate the influence of Academic Professors/Link Lecturers* in enabling 1st year student nurses to make the connection between theory and practice. (*faculty in the US are called academic professors, and faculty in UK are called Link Lecturers.)
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