Volume 12, Issue 34 (2019)                   J Med Educ Dev 2019, 12(34): 34-40 | Back to browse issues page

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Bahrami Z, Norouzi S, Ramezanibadr F, Norouzi A. Design, Implementation and Evaluation of an Operational Program to Improve the Quality of Basic Clinical Skills in Nursing Students in Zanjan University of Medical Sciences in 2017. J Med Educ Dev. 2019; 12 (34) :34-40
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zanjan university of medical science
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Background & Objective: Nursing is a practice-oriented profession and one of the main parts of its education is clinical training. Nursing clinical skills will be deteriorated if not used properly. Therefore, this study aimed to design, implement and evaluate an operational program to improve basic clinical skills in BSc nursing students based on the Kern’s framework.
Materials and Methods: This study was performed based on the stages of Kern’s framework to enhance basic clinical skills in nursing students in Abhar School of Nursing during 2016-2017 using single-group before-after intervention method. To this end, after recognizing the problem of poor clinical skills in nursing students and a primary needs assessment, the operational program and its method of evaluation were performed after being approved in the educational council of the school. During the research, reaction and knowledge of students before the program were compared to after the program based on the first and second stages of the Kirkpatrick model.
Results: In the study, the scores of basic clinical skills test of students and their level of satisfaction significantly increased after the training program. According to the students, their anxiety decreased and their self-confidence increased in the clinical environment after the course.
Conclusion: According to the results of the study, the implementation of the educational program could improve the quality and quantity of clinical education in nursing students. Therefore, it is suggested that this type of program be used by nursing education planners to enhance education quality
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Type of Study: Orginal Research |
Received: 2018/06/24 | Accepted: 2019/05/11 | Published: 2019/09/29

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