The future of nursing from the perspective of nurses: A qualitative study

The future of nursing

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Experiences Of Nurses, Future Of Nursing, Nursing, Pandemic



This research was conducted to determine the views of nurses about the future of nursing. The data of this study, which was conducted in a qualitative research design, were collected through in-depth interviews with the nurses reached by snowball sampling method. The COREQ checklist was followed. Twenty-two nurses participated in the study. The expressions of the nurses were analyzed in 4 themes. These themes are;  Experiences of nurses during the pandemic, positive effects of the pandemic on the nursing profession, negative effects of the pandemic on the nursing profession, suggestions for urgent issues in the nursing profession. Nurses experienced many physical and psychological problems during the pandemic, and that these problems caused burnout, which in turn led to alienation from the profession. Particularly, the participants, who expressed their concerns that there would be a nursing shortage in the future due to leaving the job or not choosing nursing.


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Korkut, S., & Ülker, T. (2023). The future of nursing from the perspective of nurses: A qualitative study: The future of nursing. Göbeklitepe Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi, 6(13).