Cultural beliefs and practices of internationally educated nurses in the context of cancer and end-of-life care

Our study aims to understand the experiences of internationally educated nurses (IEN) in the context of cancer and end-of-life care.

This study explores and analyses how cultural beliefs and practices of IENs inform their delivery of nursing care. Considering the cultural diversity of Australia and its nursing workforce, understanding this phenomenon deserves attention to advance culturally sensitive care and enhance IENs' workplace experience.

You will contribute valuable information to advance knowledge and understanding of your experience and may inform future strategies to enhance your work experience.

What do I need to do?

  • Attend a telephone/virtual interview

The interview may take approximately 30-60 minutes and will be audio-recorded. All information will be kept confidential.

You will receive a $30 gift voucher in recognition of your time participating in the study. You will receive the voucher via email within a week after your interview.


You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are you a nurse registered to practice in Australia
  • Obtained your pre-registration nursing qualification in your home country prior to migration
  • Are from Eastern Asia, South-eastern Asia, or Southern Asia 
  • Have looked after patients with cancer or on end-of-life in Australia (The clinical setting may include aged care, community, hospital, or hospice care)

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research or would like more information, please contact Jay Balante at or through mobile at 0410 808 159. 

If you know someone who might be interested in participating, please share the study information with them.