Differences between Male Nurses and Female Nurses Recognized by Female Nurses

여성간호사에게 인식된 남성간호사와 여성간호사의 상이점

  • 김현수 (선린대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 윤희장 (경북보건대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2019.03.11
  • Accepted : 2019.04.23
  • Published : 2019.05.31


The purpose of this study is to analyze the difference between female nurse and male nurse in female nurse by applying the phenomenological method of Colaizzi which is one of the qualitative research methodology and to analyze the difference between female nurse and male nurse. What is the difference between a male nurse and a female nurse perceived by a female nurse? This study investigated the differences between female nurses and male nurses with research problems. The participants in this study were 13 female nurses who agreed to participate in the study after explaining and understanding the purpose of the study. The recruitment of the subjects was applied by the snowball method. As a result of this study, five categories were found. The categories were different in clinical tasks, the burden of family economic life, differences in interpersonal relationships, differences in nursing organization, and differences in unknown areas. The results of this study can be used as teaching materials and research data to expand the understanding of difference between male nurse and female nurse.


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