Cross-training in perinatal units

Amy Nichols, Denise Gagnon Palmer

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Health care economics of the 1990 has brought many changes to nursing practice Perinatal nursing has not escaped this change The role of providing cost-effective client-focused perinatal care to mothers and infants has become an increasingly difficult task. With these changes it has become imperative for perinatal nurses to cross-train in other areas to survive into the next decade. This article presents information to plan implement and evaluate a successful cross-training program.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-45
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Cross-training
  • Nursing education
  • Work redesign

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Maternity and Midwifery


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