Men in Nursing: History, Challenges, and Opportunities

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: O'Lynn, Chad; Tranbarger, Russell

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-610221-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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For the first time, authors, educators and practicing nurses, Chad O'Lynn and Russell Tanbarger offer a unique insider's view to how men work, succeed, and survive in this fast growing segment of the healthcare industry.

From the barriers and stereotypes men must overcome, to the basic daily work needs they have as nurses, this book covers the entire spectrum of career-based issues men face today and have faced in the past.

Men in Nursing is the perfect guide for men seeking a career in this fast growing industry. From insider advice and real-life experiences, this new innovative and inspiring guide is a must-have for everyone involved in the field today.

Topics include:
* History-Presents an inspirational overview of the contributions men have made to the nursing field.
* Current Issues - Provides recommendations to address barriers such as reverse discrimination, workplace communication and leadership.
* Worldwide Perspective - Includes examples from countries outside the United States proving similarities and concerns exist throughout the world.
* Future Directions-Offers insight and solutions in order to grow and maintain the interest and enthusiasm of men for careers in nursing.

Essential data included:
* List of U.S. Nursing Schools for Men
* Curriculum Recommendations
* Top 10 Barriers Men Face
* Important Research Data


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: O'Lynn, Chad; Tranbarger, Russell
ISBN: 978-0-82-610221-8
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Issues & Trends in Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 320
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97