Career Planning and Development for Students: Building a Career in a Professional Practice Discipline


  • Janice Waddell Ryerson University
  • Maggie Bauer Ryerson University


career planning, development, students, professional practice, career


Nurses assume a variety of roles in complex and ever changing health care systems. Moreover, the increasing demands of current work environments require that nurses be well prepared to provide and influence quality health care services. Nurse educators, therefore, are faced with the challenge of creating curricula that prepare and socialize students to take an active role in the evolution of their individual nursing careers as well as help shape the future of the profession.


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How to Cite

Waddell, J., & Bauer, M. . (2005). Career Planning and Development for Students: Building a Career in a Professional Practice Discipline. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 4(2), 4–13. Retrieved from




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