SUBMISSION TO REVIEW OF REGISTERED NURSE ACCREDITATION STANDARDS

October 2017

INTRODUCTION

Universities Australia welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council’s (ANMAC’s) discussion paper regarding the review of Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards.

Universities Australia is the peak national body for Australia’s 39 comprehensive universities and represents nationally, its member views through political advocacy and policy activities regarding higher education sector issues.

Universities Australia is informed in health professional education matters through the Health Professions Education Standing Group (HPESG) that comprises representatives from the Councils of Deans of all health professional disciplines taught in universities. This includes representation from the Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery (Australia and New Zealand - CDNM). Universities Australia understands that the CDNM is also responding to this discussion paper and refers ANMAC to that response.

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