Journal of Professional Nursing

Satisfying a Hunger  A personal Journey of self discovery through further nursing education 

Helen Darling, RComp N, BN 

Reference: Darling,H. (1995). Satisfying a Hunger  A personal Journey of self discovery through further nursing education Nursing Praxis in New Zealand 10(1), 12-21

Abstract:

Introduction 

I remember the excitement when nurses were offered a local nursing degree programme, there appeared to be a hunger for nursing knowledge, for professional growth, and for answers to questions about the way nursing was being practised.  I applied to join a programme because I loved nursing and wanted to be better at it.  I wanted the public to recognise the valuable contribution that nursing made to society and I saw the updating of the qualification as one way to achieve some of this recognition.

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