'At a looking glass' The Impact of Nursing Schools 'Culture' on Students Professional Socialisation - A Discussion Paper

Power JJ
2016 Advanced Practices in Nursing  
A discussion paper addressing significant issues in the transference of a culture of care and professionalism to nursing students, from their educational schools. The paper argues that the core values and organisational culture of a school of nursing is integral to the professional socialisation of nursing students with particular focus on care. The paper explores the concept of organisational core values, organisational culture, and the characteristics of leadership in change. The importance
more » ... core values, and cultural congruence between the organisation/institution and the nurse educators is explored and emphasized; to more effectively facilitate transfer of these values to students. By way of an example, the paper also explores the management of change within schools of nursing and nurse education and the potential impact/impression that this could make to the development of culture and practice of the nursing student.
doi:10.4172/2573-0347.1000110 fatcat:upduxqrdfbhwnptzfyifj43yrq