Practical advice to support mid-career doctoral students in nursing: Some considerations for academic supervisors

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Contemporary Nurse, 2011, 38 (1-2 Special Issue), pp. 171 - 179
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Mid-career students who undertake doctoral studies have often achieved standing and success in their careers and may already hold quite senior leadership positions in the sector. In view of this, mid-career students may struggle with the transition to student, particularly if they have not studied for a number of years and have multiple pressures on their time. Supervisors, on the other hand, operate within cultures of performance based indicators, and are under pressure to facilitate timely student completions.
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