Original Research

’n Profiel van verpleegadministrateurs in privaathospitale

M.E. Muller, M.C. van Huyssteen, A. Bruwer
Curationis | Vol 14, No 1 | a310 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v14i1.310 | © 1991 M.E. Muller, M.C. van Huyssteen, A. Bruwer | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 26 September 1991 | Published: 26 September 1991

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M.E. Muller, Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit, South Africa
M.C. van Huyssteen, Departement Verpleegkunde, Universiteit Pretoria, South Africa
A. Bruwer, Tygerberg Hospitaal, South Africa

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The purpose of this study was to identify and describe selected demographical, biographical, educational and professional background characteristics of the nurse administrator in private hospitals and to construct a profile Of these characteristics. The results show that the nurse administrator in South African private hospitals is not adequately prepared for her/his managerial responsibilities. She is, however, according to the registered clinical qualifications, adequately qualified to exercise quality control and assurance in the various nursing disciplines.


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