Accession Number:

AD1012129

Title:

Personality Traits of Nurses in Anesthesia and Family Nurse Practitioner Masters Degree Programs

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences Bethesda United States

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Report Date:

1998-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

Nurses have diverse occupational choices. Some work in homes of clients, or hospitals, management, and in sales of health care products. Many are expert clinical, instructors, and educators. Many choose to further their careers by acquiring on advanced clinical skills such as nurse anesthesia, family nurse practitioner or nurse midwifery. Nurses are drawn to specific career fields because they are interested in the job content, and the personalities of those in a particular occupation are often quite similar. Personality types and temperament clearly impact career choices as well as how we work with others. Many nurses, undoubtedly, have similar personality types. What specific personality traits do lead one nurse choosing an advanced degree as a nurse anesthetist and another choosing a different career tract as a family nurse practitioner

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE