Part 2: Nurses' career aspirations to management roles: qualitative findings from a national study of Canadian nurses.

@article{Wong2013Part2N,
  title={Part 2: Nurses' career aspirations to management roles: qualitative findings from a national study of Canadian nurses.},
  author={Carol A. Wong and Heather K. Spence Laschinger and Sandra Macdonald-Rencz and Vanessa Burkoski and Greta G Cummings and Danielle D'amour and Doris Grinspun and Mary-Ellen Gurnham and Sherri Huckstep and Michael P Leiter and Karen Perkin and Maura Macphee and Sue Matthews and Linda Lee O'Brien-Pallas and J. Ritchie and Maurio Ruffolo and L. Saint Vincent and Piotr Wilk and Joan M Almost and Nancy Purdy and Frieda Daniels and Ashley L Grau},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={231-41}
}
AIM Our aim was to investigate direct-care nurses' interests in formal management roles and factors that facilitate their decision-making. BACKGROUND Based on a projected shortage of nurses by 2022, the profession could be short of 4200 nurse managers in Canada within the next decade. However, no data are currently available that identify nurses' interests in assuming manager roles. METHODS Using focus group methodology, we conducted 18 focus groups with 125 staff nurses and managers in… CONTINUE READING

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