Overcoming strangeness and communication barriers: a phenomenological study of becoming a foreign nurse.

@article{Magnsdttir2005OvercomingSA,
  title={Overcoming strangeness and communication barriers: a phenomenological study of becoming a foreign nurse.},
  author={Hrefna Magn{\'u}sd{\'o}ttir},
  journal={International nursing review},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={263-9}
}
BACKGROUND This paper presents a study that explored the lived experience of foreign nurses working at hospitals in Iceland. AIM The aim was to generate an understanding of this experience both for local and international purposes. METHOD The methodology that guided the study was the Vancouver school of doing phenomenology. Sampling was purposeful and consisted of 11 registered nurse from seven countries. The data were collected in dialogues; the analyses were thematic. FINDINGS The… CONTINUE READING

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