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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Margaret Hegge


study and teaching nursing in South Dakota, motivation in adult education


Objectives of the Study:
1. To identify the percentage of Registered Nurses attending continuing education programs.
2. To identify factors that positively influence Registered Nurses' attendance at continuing education programs.
3. To identify factors that negatively influence Registered Nurses’ attendance at continuing education programs.
4. To identify Registered Nurses' attitudes towards mandatory continuing education.
5. To identify those factors which are significantly related to the attendance of continuing education programs.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Nursing -- South Dakota -- Study and teaching (Continuing education)
Motivation in adult education

Number of Pages



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