Shaping the Future of Nursing Education in Ireland

Joyce, Pauline (2002) Shaping the Future of Nursing Education in Ireland. Nurse Educator, 27 (2). pp. 68-70.


This paper presents core principles of curriculum design. These principles were used as categories following analysis of submissions made to the Nursing Education Forum in Ireland between 1999/2000. This forum was established following a Commission on Nursing, set up to examine the future of nursing in Ireland. The transition from curriculum design to curriculum development is considered and a summary of curriculum activities is outlined. The paper concludes by presenting questions to focus further discussion.

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