Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

The Stubborn Stigma of the Male Nurse


Source: Chronicle of Higher Education

Across the country, when the mills close and the factories shutter, often the largest employers that remain in economically depressed communities are hospitals, nursing homes, and other health-care providers… Although these employers are hiring, men — both those who once worked the assembly line and those fresh to the workplace — aren’t applying for the jobs. The fields are dominated by women: Ninety percent of registered nurses are female, and the gender imbalance is similarly lopsided for home health aides, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants…

The cliches about men in nursing can be both pervasive and contradictory. Even the way nursing is talked about is feminized.

Story length: 3,459 words

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