The transition of overseas qualified nurses and midwives into the Australian healthcare workforce

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Author: Ohr, Se Ok; Brazil, Sue; Holm, Doreen

Abstract:

Objective: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the key elements to consider when developing and implementing strategies to enhance the transition of overseas qualified nurses and midwives (OQNMs) into the Australian healthcare clinical practice environment. Setting: A local health district with a major metropolitan centre and a mix of large regional centres which provide a range of public health services, to a population of approximately 850,000 people located in New South Wales, Australia. Subjects: Newly recruited overseas qualified nurses and midwives. Many of these nurses and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Employment; Workforce development; Culture and society; Career development; Migration

Keywords: Recruitment; Employees; Program evaluation; Skilled migration; Migrants

Geographic subjects: New South Wales; Australia; Oceania

Published: Kingston, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, 2016

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http://www.ajan.com.au/Vol34/Issue2/3Ohr.pdf

Journal volume: 34

Journal number: 2

Journal date: December 2016 - February 2017

Pages: pp. 27-36

ISSN: 1447-4328

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.232

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