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Journal of the South African Veterinary Association

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Abstract

WOLLESCHAK, I. Veterinary nursing in South Africa (1977-2000). J. S. Afr. Vet. Assoc. [online]. 2010, vol.81, n.2, pp. 71-74. ISSN 1019-9128.

The history of the university course in veterinary nursing in South Africa is reviewed from its inception in 1977 to 2000. The motivation for, and initial problems encountered in, its implementation are outlined. Selection criteria and course subjects, including clinical work, are supplied and the changes in these, following the introduction of a new curriculum in 1993/94, arehighlighted. Reference is made to the legal status of the nursing profession.

Keywords : Hofmeyr; legal status; selection criteria; South Africa; training; veterinary nursing.

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