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  • Date
    2011-09-20
  • Title
    Going alone: The lived experience of female Arab-Muslim nursing students living and studying in the United States
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Elsevier
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    McDermott-Levy, R
  • Description
    "Phenomenological inquiry was used to describe the experience of 12 female Omani nurses living in the United States while studying for their baccalaureate degrees in nursing. The women described the experience of going alone and being away from the support and presence of their large, extended families; this influenced their international student experience. They also described their religious, cultural, and educational adaptation." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Education, Training and Development, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    migration, USA, Arab, students, cross-cultural
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