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"The research documented in this thesis explored the way registered nurses currently working in regional Queensland health environments have learnt about legal issues and it describes their experiences of applying legal theory in the clinical environment. Further the study explored if there is a clinical culture, that is the beliefs and attitudes held about the law in practice, that are transmitted to colleagues and student nurses and what effects this might have. Thirty (30) registered nurses were interviewed for this study ..."--Abstract.



Central Queensland University

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Open Access

  • Yes

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health;

Era Eligible

  • No


Professor Bruce Knight ; Dr Cecily Knight ; Dr Daniel Teghe

Thesis Type

  • Doctoral Thesis