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dc.contributor.authorMacdiarmid, Ren_US
dc.contributor.authorTurner, Ren_US
dc.contributor.authorWinnington, Ren_US
dc.contributor.authorMcClunie-Trust, Pen_US
dc.contributor.authorDonaldson, Aen_US
dc.contributor.authorShannon, Ken_US
dc.contributor.authorMerrick, Een_US
dc.contributor.authorJones, Ven_US
dc.contributor.authorJarden, Ren_US
dc.coverage.spatialEnglanden_US
dc.date.available2021-03-20en_US
dc.date.available2021-03-08en_US
dc.date.issued2021-03-20en_US
dc.identifierhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33743688en_US
dc.identifier10.1186/s12912-021-00564-9en_US
dc.identifier.citationBMC Nurs, 2021, 20 (1), pp. 47 - ?en_US
dc.identifier.issn1472-6955en_US
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: The global deficit of nurses demands urgent attention in the recruitment and education of this future workforce. Graduate entry nursing (GEN) programmes are one option for people with undergraduate degrees who are seeking nursing education. Determining the key motivations for enrolling in these programmes will support the development of new initiatives in the education sector to both recruit and retain this future workforce and inform future primary research. This scoping review aims to comprehensively describe what motivates graduates to enrol in GEN programmes. METHODS: Peer reviewed studies of quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method research investigating motivations to commence a graduate entry nursing programme were included, following a pre-determined protocol. Electronic databases searched included Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Emcare, ERIC, Medline and Scopus. Screening, data extraction and analysis was initially in duplicate and independent, then consensus reached. Qualitative and quantitative data was analysed and reported separately then combined thematically as a narrative synthesis in a convergent segregated approach. Reporting followed preferred reporting guidelines for scoping reviews. RESULTS: Of the 491 studies retrieved in July 2020, across the five databases and reference list search, six met the inclusion criteria. Four were qualitative studies, one mixed-methods, and one quantitative, respectively from Australia, USA, and New Zealand. Four themes of motivation were identified: 1) finding meaning and purpose through altruism and caring; 2) seeking a satisfying career, 3) looking for a change in direction and, 4) reduced financial burden due to course length and provision of scholarships. CONCLUSIONS: There is a paucity of studies specifically seeking to investigate student motivations for enrolling in a GEN programme and only limited studies giving insights into motivators for enrolling in a GEN programme, therefore this scoping review contributes new understandings on the reason's students choose GEN programmes. These are both altruistic and practical and include personal desires to help others, the need to pursue a satisfying and meaningful career and the shorter period out of the workforce offered by an accelerated programme of study.en_US
dc.format.extent47 - ?en_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.rightsOpen Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article's Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article's Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder.en_US
dc.subjectEducationen_US
dc.subjectGraduateen_US
dc.subjectMotivationen_US
dc.subjectNurse educationen_US
dc.subjectNursingen_US
dc.subjectNursing studenten_US
dc.subjectStudentsen_US
dc.titleWhat motivates people to commence a graduate entry nursing programme: a mixed method scoping review.en_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.citation.volume20en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1186/s12912-021-00564-9en_US
dc.identifier.elements-id442666
dc.relation.isPartOfBMC Nursen_US
dc.citation.issue1en_US
dc.description.publication-statusPublished onlineen_US
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Health
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Health/School of Nursing
dc.identifier.harvestedMassey_Dark
pubs.notesNot knownen_US
dc.subject.anzsrc1110 Nursingen_US


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