A Cantabrian Innovation: The Clinical Career Pathway for Nurses
Nanette Ainge, NZRN BA Dip Soc Sci (Nursing), Co-ordinator, Pilot Implementation
Reference: Ainge, N. (1993). A Cantabrian Innovation: The Clinical Career Pathway for Nurses. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 8(3), 11-17.
In 1992 the Proposed Clinical Career Pathway for Nurses of the (then) Canterbury Area Health Board (CAHB) was transformed from a theoretical model to a reality. Forty seven Registered Nurses tested the framework and Patricia Benner’s (1984) relevance to the everyday world of clinical nursing practice.