What is it about?
The World Health Organisation, 2000. Nurse and Midwives for Health: A WHO European Strategy for Nursing and Midwifery Education. WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen] European Strategy for Nursing and Midwifery Education calls for the explicit inclusion and application of health promotion in all nursing curricula. This article evaluates that position.
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Why is it important?
Overall, the literature, both included in this review and its supporting discussion, presents a picture suggesting that the call for effective inclusion of health promotion has in many cases gone unheeded. The literature also identifies that the educational delivery of broader elements of health promotion is muted in comparison to the ‘traditional’ constructs of health education. Considerations for wider reform, born out of the literature, are presented.
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This page is a summary of: Reviewing health promotion in nursing education, Nurse Education Today, April 2007, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2006.05.003.
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