What is it about?
This study investigates the experiences of overseas qualified nurse educators teaching in New Zealand nursing schools and relates this to the international context. It is a qualitative study using van Manen’s hermeneutic approach to phenomenology and explores the lived experiences of 17 overseas qualified nurse educators through in-depth, semi –structured individual interviews.
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Why is it important?
Globalisation and a shortage of registered nurses in New Zealand have caused an increase in the number of overseas qualified registered nurses and nurse educators migrating to New Zealand. This reflects the overall international context. If overseas qualified nurse educators are to work optimally, providing the maximum benefit for students, their experiences need to be examined in order to identify potential issues and provide support.
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This page is a summary of: Experiences of overseas nurse educators teaching in New Zealand, Nurse Education Today, May 2019, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2019.05.032.
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