Reasons for student attrition on nursing courses: a study.

M. Ehrenfeld*, A. Rotenberg, R. Sharon, R. Bergman

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Student attrition (dropping out) wastes time and resources which schools of nursing can ill afford. This study from Israel sets out to identify the reasons for student attrition and finds that academic failure is only one factor. The authors suggest some ways in which high risk students can be identified and helped.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-38
Number of pages5
JournalNursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing
Issue number23
StatePublished - 26 Feb 1997


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