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ERIC Number: EJ583066
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-4834
Why Do Women Choose Nursing?
Boughn, Susan; Lentini, Alison
Journal of Nursing Education, v38 n4 p156-61 Apr 1999
In interviews with 16 female nursing students, caring was a motivator, but power and empowerment for self and others were the most fully developed reasons for choosing nursing. They showed scant interest in practical motivations such as salary, security, and working conditions. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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