Title

Student nurses' career preferences for working with older people: a replicated longitudinal survey

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Stevens, JA 2011, 'Student nurses' career preferences for working with older people: a replicated longitudinal survey', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 944-51.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.01.004

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

The world's populations are ageing and the need for nurses and health care workers from all disciplines to manage this phenomenon is increasing. Yet the literature and previous research undertaken by the author reveal consistently that working with older people is ranked poorly as a perceived career destination of student of nursing.