Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing
Research Article

Opinions of Clinic Nurses and Nursing Students about The Guiding to The Students in Nursing Practice


Öğr. Gör. Ahi Evran Üniversitesi Sağlık Yüksekokulu, Hemşirelik Bölümü


4. Sınıf Öğr. Ahi Evran Üniversitesi Sağlık Yüksekokulu, Hemşirelik Bölümü

Florence Nightingale J Nurs 2015; 23: 215-223
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Aim: The aim of the present study was to determine the opinions of clinic nurses and nursing students about the guiding to the students in nursing practice.

Method: Research took place in a State Hospital and a School of Health Sciences in Kırşehir. The universe of the study consists of 160 clinic nurses and 84 trainee student nurses having done their internal medicine training program in this hospital in 2010- 2011 educational year. The sample of the research consists of 107 nurses accepting to take part in the research and 84 students. The questionnaires were designed separately for students and nurses by the researchers and were applied to the nurses in clinic and to the students during class. In the assessment of the datum, percent and frequency tests in SPSS 16.0 program were used.

Results: While % 85.0 of the nurses stated that they encouraged students to ask questions and replied to them, %77,6 of the nurses stated that they observed the students’ clinic skills and as a result of this observation, they informed the students about the weak and strong points of their skills in order to improve via feedback, % 79,4 of the nurses stated that they taught the right to the student with a weak or lack skill in application, %45,2 of the students stated that they couldn’t get any answer to their question, %60,7 stated that clinic applications were observed by the nurses, % 63,1 of the students stated that they didn’t get any feedback following the clinic skill, only % 8,3 of the students stated that the correct form of the weak or lack application skills was shown.

Conclusion: Consequently, while students of nursery think that clinic nurses contribute little to their training and that clinic nurses do not take enough responsibility, in clinic trainings, clinic nurses state that they support clinic students enough in pati- ent care, watch and treatment, and that they see themselves as good role models in clinic education.

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