Factors influencing student nurses in their choice of a rural clinical placement site.
- Published Article
Rural and remote health
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Students who have previously lived and/or worked in a rural area are more likely to choose a rural setting for clinical placements or postgraduate employment. However, the value of rural clinical placements as a method of increasing awareness of employment opportunities in the rural setting is considerable. Family, financial and employment commitments should be considered in the development of recruitment and retention strategies for health professionals to rural areas.
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