Choosing nursing as a career: a qualitative study.

  title={Choosing nursing as a career: a qualitative study.},
  author={Mary Lou Mooney and Michele Glacken and Frances O'brien},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  volume={28 3},
It is widely accepted that nursing as a career is viewed favourably by society in that it offers job security, mobility and career variety. The main reason for choosing nursing in the 21st century remains the desire to help and care for others, as this paper demonstrates. The findings presented here are part of an on-going longitudinal study which is exploring whether mode of selection into nursing has an impact on a number of variables, of which, career choice is one. The aim of this paper is… CONTINUE READING