The dis-ease of nursing academia: putting the vulnerability ‘out there’ - part one
Glass, N 2001, ‘The dis-ease of nursing academia: putting the vulnerability ‘out there’ - part one’, Contemporary Nurse, vol. 10, no. 3-4, pp. 172-177.
This article is the first in a two-part series on a recent research study investigating the lived experiences of women nurse academics in Australia. This article begins with a discussion on the growing necessity of nurses to care for one another while working in stressful environments. The author then discusses the need to research nurse academics. The majority of the article focuses on the methodological considerations associated with planning and researching the above topic. A comprehensive discussion of research methodology, methods and ethical concerns ensues.