Today, 7% of all nurses are men. This percentage has remained about the same for the past several decades. The 2010 Institute of Medicine report on the future of nursing stated that nursing should become a more diverse occupation, especially in the area of gender diversity. Man Up! presents a realistic look at the role men play in the nursing profession.

The book is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 addresses the challenge of navigating nursing school, gender communication, and mechanisms for shaping an individual presence. The second part centers on a mentorship framework, the lack of racial diversity, and how to create that diversity in the nursing profession. The final section of the book focuses on developing leadership skills and strategies to become engaged in the organization. Written by men in nursing for men in nursing, this book offers an approach to...

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