Men in Nursing

More Men in Nursing: Strategies for Support and Success

Community colleges are experiencing an increase in the number of men pursuing nursing as a career choice. The National League for Nursing’s Annual Survey of Schools of Nursing for the 2010-2011 academic year indicated that 15% of associate degree students were males.

1st Annual Salary Survey

While there is a range in how much nurses earn, nurses reported making more money this year than they earned five years ago.

When It Comes to Recruiting Black Men into Nursing, She Wrote the Book

When It Comes to Recruiting Black Men into Nursing, She Wrote the Book

Once upon a time there was a nurse who felt bad because not enough African American men wanted to be nurses. So she decided to do something about it. She wrote a children’s book called My Hero, My Dad The Nurse.

First Generation Education

Ana Laura Meza

There's no denying that pursuing higher education is a massive undertaking. For first-generation students, the College Assistance Migrant Program makes all the difference in the world

An Exploratory Study of Student Nurses' Perceptions of Gender

An Exploratory Study of Student Nurses'  Perceptions of Gender

Though they may be half a world away, nursing schools in India face problems similar to those in the United States when it comes to recruiting men. The results of this research of nursing students in Pondicherry, India, may surprise you.

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing profiles the progress of its campaign for a 20% increase in the number of male nurses in the workforce by 2020. Through image marketing, research, and advocacy, male nurses are increasing their presence at the bedside as well as in today's culture.

Stories from Inside Military Nursing

Joseph D. Hacinas, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.S., P.H.N.

Two military nurses share their stories, from the stress of coordinating care in a combat zone to dealing with prejudice and personal growth, all while caring for those serving in the U.S. armed forces

Men in Nursing School--Setting the Record Straight

Ashley Vasnaik, University of Portland School of Nursing

In Winter 2010 we interviewed six gender minority nursing students and one recent graduate about whether or not they have encountered any gender bias from female instructors and classmates...

Nursing for Uncle Sam

Clifton J. Kenon Jr.

Four nurses who have found their niche working within the U.S. government share their stories and advice regarding working for Uncle Sam.

Structural Inequality and Diversity in Nursing

Structural Inequality and Diversity in Nursing

What’s the status of diversity and discrimination in nursing today? One Doctor of Education student turned her focus on research in the United States, as well as the United Kingdom, to analyze how far we’ve come, and how far we have yet to go

Minority Nurse Pioneers Honored at ANA Convention

From the first male nurse to be inducted into the national nursing Hall of Fame to nurses of color who courageously blazed trails in education, research, clinical practice and advocacy, the groundbreaking achievements of minority nurse leaders were in the spotlight throughout the American Nurses Association's 2004 Biennial Convention, held June 26-29 in Minneapolis.

Another Perspective on Men in Nursing

In the Spring 2002 issue of Minority Nurse, our cover story on strategies for recruiting men into nursing examined, among other things, some of the stereotypes, prejudices and outright discrimination that continue to be significant challenges for men who choose to pursue this traditionally female career.

Getting Tough About Recruiting Men into Nursing

These nine dudes are strong. They're tough. They're rugged. They're not sissies. They ride Harleys and snowboards. They play basketball and rugby. They've served in the Army and the Navy. Oh, by the way, they also happen to be nurses. And they've got a question for you, mister: Are you man enough to be a nurse?

Men in Nursing School

Men in Nursing School

Six gender minority nursing students and one recent graduate share their strategies for success in a female-dominated academic environment

Rethinking Gender Stereotypes in Nursing

Rethinking Gender Stereotypes in Nursing

Men who enter "feminine" occupations risk their gender identity being questioned. One such profession is nursing—but it has not always been that way.

No Stopping Him

Meet a courageous, career-changing student who refused to let a seemingly endless series of obstacles derail his dream of becoming a nurse

Making an Investment in Nursing

Making an Investment in Nursing

Juan Pineda, RN, always knew he wanted to work in health care, but his career path took a few detours along the way. After a stint in the finance industry, he finally found the way back to his true passion--nursing.

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