A Painful Journey from Clinician to Academic

Reflections on Learning the Art of Writing for Publication in Nursing Journals

Sarah Kendal

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Even senior clinicians may not read academic research. Yet when making a career shift from clinical practice to higher education, a confident and experienced health practitioner can soon be facing an academic contract that contains challenging publication targets. This article reflects on one clinician's experience of trying to get a paper published in an academic journal.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-43
Number of pages3
JournalHealth & Social Care Education
Volume3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014
Externally publishedYes

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