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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2013, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 39-52 Back to browse issues page
Professional socialization in clinical nurses- A phenomenological study
Simin Tahmasebi , Tahereh Ashk-Torab , Abbas Ebadi , Hamid Alavi-Majd
Shahid Behesti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , tahmas_s2004@yahoo.co.uk
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Background and Aims: Socialization is an acceptation process of professional role and a true method of improving professional identity. The aim of this study was the explanation of concept in clinical nurse specialists. Methods: In this study, a phenomenology approach was used. Participants were 10 clinical nurse specialists employed in Shahrekord and Tehran educational hospitals. Data were collected through semi structured interviews which were analyzed by Van mannen method. Results: Six themes were emerged by the analysis of professional socialization interveiws of clinical nurses which was illustrated: "flotation of competence", "practical autonomy", "clinical dynamic", "being supported to society", "professional belongingness", and "passive group participation". Conclusion: The study findings show that descriptions of clinical nurse experiences provide planning practical guide for educational mangers to reassess socialization programs and nursing managers to improve resocialization programs after role transitions. This study not only explains socialization concept of nursing profession, but also it creates starting point for more concept research and developing body of professional nursing knowledge.
Keywords: Clinical nurse specialist, Socilization, Phenomenology
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: General
Received: 2014/02/25 | Accepted: 2014/02/25 | Published: 2014/02/25
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Tahmasebi S, Ashk-Torab T, Ebadi A, Alavi-Majd H. Professional socialization in clinical nurses- A phenomenological study. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2013; 2 (3) :39-52
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