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Norouzi S, Mogadam F. Experiences of Nursing Student's Clinical Evaluation: A Qualitative Content Analysis. jmed. 2016; 11 (2) :134-145
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-657-en.html

Department of Nursing, Abhar School of Nursing Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran. , fateme.mogadam124@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3028 Views)

Introduction: Evaluation is the heart of any educational program and in nursing programs ensure the competence of nursing students. This study aims to explore the experiences of  nursing students’ clinical evaluation..

methods:  The present study is qualitative content analysis. Participants in this study were 12 nursing students enrolled in the 8th semester. Purposive sampling was performed until data saturation. Data collection was performed using semi-structured interviews.  The first step was to determine the meaning units. The coding was performed,  then, the  units were classified based on similarities and sub-classes  were formed. After that,  and combined classes and the main themes were extracted.

Results: Twelve students participated in this study. After aalysing the findings, the main themes were extracted. There are some classes included types of assessment, professional experience of the trainer, and assessment tools to evaluate the physical and psychological environment.

Conclusions: Effective evaluation process is a concept that should be considered. Proper planning to reform the evaluation process for achieving the learning outcomes and empower nursing students is essential.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2016/01/3 | Accepted: 2016/05/11 | Published: 2016/11/16

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