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Nursing schools: dumbing down or reaching up?

Darbyshire, Philip; Thompson, David R.; Watson, Roger


Philip Darbyshire

David R. Thompson


Universities and their nursing faculties are changing dramatically. Rather than serving as bastions of knowledge generation, professional innovation, curation and dissemination of knowledge, many have become corporatised monoliths intent on a perverse form of utilitarianism on steroids. Their sole function it seems is to produce commoditised ‘outputs’ that can contribute to the ‘knowledge economy’.

Journal Article Type Editorial
Publication Date Jan 1, 2019
Journal Journal of Nursing Management
Print ISSN 0966-0429
Electronic ISSN 1365-2834
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 27
Issue 1
Pages 1-3
APA6 Citation Darbyshire, P., Thompson, D. R., & Watson, R. (2019). Nursing schools: dumbing down or reaching up?. Journal of nursing management, 27(1), 1-3.
Keywords Leadership and Management
Publisher URL
Additional Information This is the accepted manuscript of an article published in Journal of nursing management, 2018. The version of record is available at the DOI link in this record.


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