Male nursing students in training: A comparative analysis of hidden advantage and discrimination

Christensen, Martin (2013) Male nursing students in training: A comparative analysis of hidden advantage and discrimination. In Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, 9-11 October 2013, Wellington, New Zealand. (Unpublished)



The aim of this study was to examine the lived experience of men training to be registered nurses within a regional New Zealand context.


This study draws upon the key principles of descriptive phenomenology.


Five male students enrolled from the 1st and 3rd year of the BN programme.


  • A Career with Prospects

  • Gender inequality by superiors;

  • Developing professional boundaries with female colleagues;

  • Being unique has its advantages.

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ID Code: 90893
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author
Deposited On: 02 Dec 2015 01:02
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 01:02

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