Improving english proficiency of post-graduate international nursing students seeking further qualifications and continuing education in foreign countries

Chung Lim Vico Chiang, Barbara Lee Crickmore

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Post-graduate international nursing students who seek continuing education are accepted by nursing programs in a number of Western countries. Teaching experience from an Australian school of nursing program reflected that although these students demonstrated the minimum English proficiency required by the university, advanced English and communication proficiency related to clinical practice was required when they received clinical placements in an unfamiliar environment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-336
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2009
Externally publishedYes

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  • Review and Exam Preparation

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