Recognition of prior learning: its relevance to the proposed unified model of education and training for South African nurses.

  • Khanyile T
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Abstract

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a fairly new concept in South Africa, and hence different people have different views about RPL . Through this paper, an attempt is made to shed some light on the historical background as well as the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of RPL . It is hoped that this information will help those nurse educators wishing to experiment with RPL to have a better understanding of how the concept came about. The relevance of RPL to the Unified model of nurse training proposed by the South African Nursing Council is also discussed.

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Khanyile, T. (2000). Recognition of prior learning: its relevance to the proposed unified model of education and training for South African nurses. Curationis, 23(2), 70–5. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11949148

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