Becoming and being an environmentally 'woke' nurse: A phenomenological study.

@article{Terry2019BecomingAB,
  title={Becoming and being an environmentally 'woke' nurse: A phenomenological study.},
  author={Louise Terry and Karen Bowman and Rosetta West},
  journal={Nursing outlook},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND Increasing numbers of nurses view environmental activism as part of their role. No studies have explored the reasons. AIM This study aimed to identify what awakened and shaped US and UK nurses' environmental activism. DESIGN A Gadamerian hermaneutic phenomenological study. METHODS Forty nurses were recruited in 2017 using purposive sampling (USA n = 23, UK n = 17). Four focus groups were followed by individual interviews. Iterative, fully immersive phenomenological analysis was… Expand
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