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Advances in Nursing
Volume 2016, Article ID 1919246, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1919246
Review Article

Preceptorship versus Clinical Teaching Partnership: Literature Review and Recommendations for Implementation in Ghana

University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

Received 8 November 2015; Revised 5 March 2016; Accepted 29 March 2016

Academic Editor: Jenny M. Wilkinson

Copyright © 2016 Confidence Alorse Atakro and Janet Gross. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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