Undergraduate nursing students' experience related to their clinical learning environment and factors affecting to their clinical learning process


ARKAN B. , SARIGÖL ORDİN Y., YILMAZ D.

NURSE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE, vol.29, pp.127-132, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nepr.2017.12.005
  • Title of Journal : NURSE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.127-132
  • Keywords: Nursing education, Clinical learning, Clinical learning environment, Experience, Qualitative research, HONG-KONG, NURSES, EDUCATION, TURKEY, PERCEPTIONS

Abstract

Clinical education is an essential part of nursing education. The purpose of this study was to explore nurse students' experiences related to cinical learning environments, factors effecting to clinical learning process. Descriptive qualitative design was used in this study, and data were collected from 2nd class nursing student (n = 14). The study took the form of in-depth interviews between August October 2015. The qualitative interviews were analyzed by using simple content analysis. Data were analyzed manually. Experiences nurse students are described five themes. The themes of the study are (1) effecting persons to clinical learning, (2) educational atmosphere, (3) students' personal charactering, (4) the impact of education in school, and (5) students' perceptions related to clinical learning. Participants stated that they experienced many difficulties during clinical learning process. All students importantly stated that nurse teacher is very effecting to clinical learning. This study contributes to the literature by providing data on beginner nursing student' experiences about clinical learning process. The data of this present study show to Turkish nursing student is affecting mostly from persons in clinical learning. The data of this present study will guide nurse teacher when they plan to interventions to be performed to support student during clinical learning process.