:: Volume 11, Issue 8 (3-2012) ::
Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2012, 11(8): 864-873 Back to browse issues page
Nursing students experiences toward evidence-based learning in clinical setting: A qualitative study
Zahra Abedini, Hoda Ahmari Tehran , Ashraf Khorami, Azam Heidarpour
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Introduction: Evidence-based learning is an effective educational strategy. Assessment of nursing student’s viewpoints about this new method can increase its application. This research was conducted to find out student’s experiences toward evidence-based learning in clinical setting. Methods: This qualitative study was performed by grounded theory method in 2010. Eighteen nursing students were selected by purposeful sampling. Students were asked to use evidence for problem solving in their pediatric internship rotation and report their findings in the morning report sessions. Data was collected by interview and was analyzed using content analysis methods. Results: Five main themes categorized in this research including experiences of thinking, self efficacy, integrating theory and practice, group interaction and problem solving. Conclusion: In attention to positive experience of evidence-based learning, intergrating of this method in clinical nursing education is recommended.
Keywords: Evidence-based learning, Nursing, Students, Education
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Teaching Methods
Received: 2011/08/21 | Accepted: 2012/02/14 | Published: 2012/03/15

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