Journal article

The current scope and future direction of perioperative nursing practice in Victoria, Australia

R Riley, G Peters

JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING | BLACKWELL SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2000

Abstract

The current scope and future direction of perioperative nursing practice in Victoria, Australia Unlike some overseas countries, perioperative nursing roles in Australia are largely undeveloped, and very little research has explored the opinions of perioperative nurses regarding the development of their specialty. This study was undertaken to identify the current scope, possible future directions, and the barriers to developing perioperative nursing practice in the state of Victoria (Australia). The study design was descriptive and utilized survey methodology. An instrument was constructed by the researcher for the specific purposes of the study, and comprised three stages of development: que..

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