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Table 1 Thematic map

From: Culture, courage and compassion: exploring the experience of student nurses on placement abroad

Theme Subtheme
Making it happen Determination to succeed
Pushing the boundaries
Connections Friends and relatives
Support and mentorship
Feeling vulnerable Out of my depth
Managing emotions
Culture Healthcare systems
Attitudes and behaviours
Assertiveness and affirmation Challenging practice
Little things that matter
Confirmation of career choice