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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 126748, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/126748
Research Article

Current Continuing Professional Education Practice among Malaysian Nurses

1Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2678, Australia
3Monash University, Berwick, Vic. 3806, Australia

Received 27 September 2013; Revised 25 November 2013; Accepted 26 November 2013; Published 9 January 2014

Academic Editor: John Daly

Copyright © 2014 Mei Chan Chong et al. 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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