Advancing the development of human resources in nursing in Jordan.
Journal of continuing education in nursing
article, Education, Nursing, Continuing, human, Humans, Jordan, methodology, nurse attitude, Nurse's Role, nursing education, personnel management, Staff Development
BACKGROUND: This article describes a collaborative international health and development program between a Jordanian and a Canadian university. It presents a human resource development model in Jordan that has been the basis for a variety of developmental activities for practicing nurses and nurse educators in academic and clinical settings. METHOD: Reciprocal visits by leaders of the project, as well as continued collaboration between key members of the two universities were instrumental in ensuring success of this venture. RESULTS: The activities implemented in this project culminated in the development of a pragmatic human resource development model that is sensitive to issues particularly relevant to the Jordanian culture. CONCLUSION: The collaborative venture discussed in this article has enabled nurses and nurse educators to increase their academic and clinical skills and raised the profile of the nursing profession in Jordan.
Thomas, B.; Rajacich, D; Al Ma'aitah, R; Cameron, S J.; and Malinowski, A. (2000). Advancing the development of human resources in nursing in Jordan.. Journal of continuing education in nursing, 31 (3), 135-140.