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Rambod M, Sharif F, Khademian Z, Javanmardi Fard S, Raiesi H. Nursing Students' Satisfaction with Supervision from Preceptors during Clinical Practice. IJN 2016; 29 (101) :23-32
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1- Assistant professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center. Student Research Committee of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. (Corresponding Author) Tel: (+98) 711 6474258 Email: rambodma@yahoo.com
2- Full professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Faculty Member of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
3- Assistant professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Faculty Member of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
4- MS, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
5- MS, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
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Background & Aims: Student satisfaction from preceptor is achieved when the student involves in patient care in clinical setting, he knows himself as part of the treatment team, experiences responsibility and authority, and in fact, encounters with learning outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate nursing students' satisfaction with supervision from preceptors during clinical practice.

Material & Methods: It was a cross-sectional study. One hundred and twelve nursing students who had experienced preceptorship program participated in this study. To evaluate the nursing student satisfaction with supervision from preceptors “Nursing Facilitator Clinical Questionnaire” was used. Data were analyzed with t-test, ANOVA and Pearson correlation test by using SPSS version 16.

Results: The mean score of nursing student satisfaction from preceptor was 100.25±18.85. There was correlation between nursing student satisfaction from preceptor and age, living place, academic semester, apprenticeship / internship duration, and apprenticeship / internship location (P<0.05).

Conclusion: The study underlines that, the students had high satisfaction with supervision from preceptors. It seems that needs to more studies to evaluate effectiveness of this plan in nursing student’s competency improvement.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2016/04/30 | Accepted: 2016/08/13 | Published: 2016/08/13

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