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Racial and ethnic bias among registered nurses

Year:
2019
Duration:
36 months
Approved budget:
$128,899.60
Researchers:
Mrs Sonia Hawkins
Health issue:
Wellbeing (autonomy self-determination)
Proposal type:
Māori Health PhD Scholarship
Lay summary
My PhD research will build upon my findings from my Masters thesis, by further exploring health equity, cultural safety, and nursing. The aims of the PhD are to: a) understand the role of racial/ethnic bias in nursing, in relation to cultural safety and health equity goals; and, b) explore how racial/ethnic bias in nursing can be reduced. The PhD will be undertaken using a Kaupapa Māori research approach, guided by Kaupapa Māori theory and other critical theories as relevant. It will use a mixed methods approach to data collection, involving both qualitative and quantitative methods.