oa South African Health Review - Transformation in nursing education : chapter 13

Volume 2000, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1025-1715



This chapter examines progress made in the transformation of nursing education with respect to relevant changes that are currently taking place in South Africa and within the framework of the Department of Health's White Paper for the Transformation of the Health System in South Africa. The chapter outlines basic nursing education and training programmes available in South Africa immediately prior to 1994, and addresses transformation targets envisaged by the role players involved with transforming nursing education.The content presented is derived from a variety of official discussion documents, publications, reports and submissions from various stakeholders, among them the South African Nursing Council and the Democratic Nurses Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA).

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