Perception of adults toward men in nursing in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State, Nigeria
Regina E. Ella, PhD, MEd, BSc; P. E. Samson-Akpan, PhD, MPH, BSc; Ekaete Francis Asuquo, MNSc, BNSc -- Department of Nursing Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
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Globally, the perception of nursing as a female profession has deterred the entry of men into the profession making recruitment and retention of men into the nursing profession a worldwide challenge. Exploring into the perceived misconceptions' may be a solution to the low male enrollment and the nursing manpower shortage.
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