Too many trainee nurses not enough tutors, says nursing association CEO

Student nurses exam failures

The dismal performance of nursing students at their final examination is a result of the large numbers being taken into the programme, stretching the small teaching staff and creating a situation where trainee nurses are not adequately supervised on the wards.

This is the position of the Guyana Nurses Association (GNA) and according to its Chief Executive Officer Grace Bond this issue has been raised since 2004 but the powers that be “do not listen.”

In a wide-ranging interview with the Sunday Stabroek, during which she addressed the issue of the unprofessional conduct of nurses, Bond dismissed the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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