The Use of Phenomenology in Nursing Education: An Integrative Review

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The purpose of this integrative review was to synthesize research to address two questions about phenomenology in nursing education: How has Husserlian phenomenology been used in nursing education? What is the importance of Husserlian phenomenology in nursing education?


Phenomenology is utilized in nursing education to explore the experiences of faculty and students.


Whittemore and Knafl’s integrative method guided the analysis of the research. Nine articles meeting inclusion criteria were reviewed. Studies addressed faculty student experiences.


The reviewed research revealed that phenomenology is used in nursing education to understand, identify, describe, and explore various phenomena.


New knowledge gained from this integrative review about phenomenology is beneficial to nursing education.

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