Same ... Same But Different: Expectations Of Graduates From Two Midwifery Education Courses In Australia

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dc.contributor.author Hammond, Athena en_US
dc.contributor.author Gray, Joanne en_US
dc.contributor.author Smith, Rachel en_US
dc.contributor.author Fenwick, Jennifer en_US
dc.contributor.author Homer, Caroline en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:09:18Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T06:09:18Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010004632 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hammond Athena et al. 2011, 'Same ... Same But Different: Expectations Of Graduates From Two Midwifery Education Courses In Australia', Wiley-Blackwell, vol. 20, no. 15-16, pp. 2315-2324. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0962-1067 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16982
dc.description.abstract Aims and objectives. To identify the expectations and workforce intentions of new graduate midwives from two different preregistration educational courses at one Australian university. Background. In Australia there are two different educational pathways to midwifery qualification, one offered for registered nurses, commonly at a postgraduate level and the other for non-nurses, at an undergraduate level. The knowledge about midwifery graduates in general is reasonably limited and there is no specific research that examines the similarities and differences between graduates from the two different courses. Design. A cross-sectional design was used. Method. Data were collected by questionnaire from both undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery graduates in 2007 and 2008 at one Australian university. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics. Results. Almost all the graduates from the two different pre-registration courses intended to enter the midwifery workforce with both groups rating the factors that influenced this decision similarly. There were, however, significant differences in graduates age and their intention to work part time. Their views of their ideal roles and subsequent uptake into formal new graduate transition programmes differed. Graduates from the two courses also reported philosophical differences regarding their concepts of job satisfaction and ways their jobs could be improved. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03774.x en_US
dc.title Same ... Same But Different: Expectations Of Graduates From Two Midwifery Education Courses In Australia en_US
dc.parent Journal Of Clinical Nursing en_US
dc.journal.volume 20 en_US
dc.journal.number 15-16 en_US
dc.publocation Malden en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 2315 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 2324 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
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dc.classification.name Public Health and Health Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
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