Measures of homophobia among nursing students and faculty: a Midwestern perspective.

@article{Dinkel2007MeasuresOH,
  title={Measures of homophobia among nursing students and faculty: a Midwestern perspective.},
  author={Shirley Dinkel and Brenda Patzel and Michael J McGuire and Elaine M Rolfs and Kelly Purcell},
  journal={International journal of nursing education scholarship},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={Article24}
}
It is well documented that homophobia exists among healthcare providers including nurses. However, little research is available on the level of homophobia among nursing students and nursing faculty. Using the Index of Attitudes Toward Homosexuals (IAH) and the Homophobic Behavior of Students Scale (HBSS) 241 nursing students and 32 faculty in a Midwest university were invited to participate. One hundred twenty six students completed the survey resulting in a 51% return rate. Fifteen faculty… CONTINUE READING

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