Reimagining nursing: A professional awakening
Te whakahou i te hauora me te tārei hou i te mahi tapuhi: He ohonga mauri ngaio
Helen Rook, PhD, RN, Senior Lecturer, Te Kura Tapuhi Hauora/School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice
Caz Hales, PhD, RN, Senior Lecturer, Te Kura Tapuhi Hauora/School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice
Karen McBride-Henry, PhD, RN, Professor, Te Kura Tapuhi Hauora/School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice
Reference: Rook, H., Hales, C., McBride-Henry, K. (2022). Reimagining nursing: A professional awakening [Editorial]. Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand, 38(2), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.36951/27034542.2022.07
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