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Male Nurses

9 Things Every Male Nurse Should Know

Femi Borisade | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Femi Borisade

Some men shy away from the nursing field because of the perception that nursing is a female-dominated field. But, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the proportion of male nurses has increased significantly over the years. As a male nurse myself, here are nine things that I have learned along the way.

Is There A (Male) Nurse In The House?

Jenny Kanevsky | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny Kanevsky

I can see in my mind's eye several of nurses, both female and male who have helped me heal. I have had it proven to me that nurses, a heck of a lot of them, really care about their jobs and their patients. And, I am glad so many caring men are among those doing the healing.

Taking the 'Care' out of Care Work? Men in Nursing

Tristan Bridges | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Tristan Bridges

The distinction between "caring" and "curing" is a gendered one, and it is part of what maintains existing occupational segregation in healthcare.

Iran's War on Female Doctors and Male Nurses

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The announcement that 36 universities across Iran have banned 77 fields of study to women is just the latest example of the Iranian government's particular disdain for the progress that women have made in education.