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Khorashadizadeh F, Karimi Moonaghi H. Systematic strategy in nursing curriculum in American, Canadian, Australian nursing and proposed way for applying it in Iranian nursing curriculum: A comparative study. jmed 2017; 12 (1 and 2) :2-12
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-744-en.html
Assosiated Professor, Nursing Department, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. , karimih@mums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Recently, a systematic strategy has used for improving quality of nursing curriculum that traditional curriculum is not suitable for it. The aim of the present study is to identify how the systematic strategy have applied in the nursing curriculum in the US, Canada and Australia and proposed methods for applying it in Iranian nursing curriculum.
Methods: This comparative study was done according to Beredy’s model: Description, interpretation, juxtaposition, and comparison. The analysis was done on the curriculum of nursing colleges in the above mentioned countries. The samples were totally 10 colleges of 3 countries: USA, Australia, and Canada selected by purposive sampling. An inclusion criterion was applied to the systematic strategy in B.A. of nursing curriculum. Data collection instrument was five stages for applying systematic strategy based on the checklist. Nursing curriculum in these countries was retrieved through their publications, books, the Internet, their web sites and electronic communication. The internal validity and external validity of the documents were reviewed. Data analysis was performed according to Bredey's model.
Result: This strategy is helpful for selecting students, effective teaching and learning process and outcomes
Conclusion: Considering the systematic strategy in the nursing curriculum can promote Iranian nursing curriculum.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2016/10/27 | Accepted: 2017/08/7 | Published: 2017/09/19

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