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Pathology of health assessment course in Bachelor of Science nursing program. IJN. 2010; 23 (65) :33-41
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-823-en.html

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  Background and Aim: Education as a continuous and dynamic process can be analyzed through educational pathology to identify problems and barriers and to plan applicable strategies. The aim of this study was to determine factors influencing Health Assessment Course in Bachelor of Science nursing program.

  Material and Method: This is a qualitative study with thematic analysis method in which face-to-face semi-structured interviews and focus group was used to collect data from a purposeful sample of 17 participants, 14 nursing students and 3 nursing instructors in Baghiatallah nursing faculty. Content analysis was used to analyze data.

  Results: Data showed that barriers in Health Assessment Course presentation were in educational planning, environmental equipments of nursing school and hospital, nursing instructor and evaluation methods.

  Conclusion: Regarding the barriers, we should focus on nurses' roles in real situations to make this course applicable. Also, reinforcing present educational system and continuing education of instructors and clinical nurses would minimize problems.

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Type of Study: کیفی | Subject: nursing
Received: 2010/08/24 | Accepted: 2014/08/25 | Published: 2014/08/25

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