Comparative Assessment of Nursing Standards in Indonesia and Australia
As part of the IA-CEPA, Indonesia and Australia have mutually decided to further strengthen their economic partnership in the health sector by undertaking work on strengthening health professional standards and competitiveness. The IA-CEPA side letter on Improving Health Professional Standards and Competitiveness specifically mandates work and assesses how Indonesia’s nursing standards could be more aligned with Australia’s nursing standards. To support this goal, Katalis conducted a comparative assessment of nursing education standards including skills and competencies in Indonesia and Australia to identify how Indonesia’s nursing education system could be improved to deliver world qualified and competent nurses. The assessment makes recommendations to strengthen the nursing education system and provides and Action Plan to guide further cooperation.