Date of Submission
LoMonaco, M. L. (2014). Investigation of registered nurses' clinical decision-making processes in aged care (Doctoral thesis, Australian Catholic University). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a9cb792b0b7b
An ageing global population places increasing humanitarian and financial loads on government, health and welfare agencies; necessitating change and innovation to meet and manage clinical and physically complex needs and demands. Australian residential aged care has been influenced by these international and jurisdictional socio-political forces. This thesis aims to inform healthcare professionals and others about Australian aged care registered nurse (RN) decision-making processes, as well as convey understanding of the responsibilities and contextual influences upon RNs working in this sector and scope of practice according to their professional responsibilities...
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Faculty of Health Sciences