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Conformity of Nursing Clinical Courses with Nursing Job Responsibilities in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Alireza Yousefi , Abolghasem Amini, Soheila Ehsanpour, Roghaieh Mahmoudian
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences , aryousefy@edc.mui.ac.ir
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Introduction: One of the problems of nursing education is the conformity of clinical training with nursing job responsibilities. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess the conformity of clinical courses of nursing students with nursing job responsibilities from the perspective of temporary employed nurses in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: This descriptive study was conducted in 2015. All temporary employed nurses working in 5 teaching hospitals of Tabriz were selected through census method. The sample size was equal to the whole population (145 people). All of the subjects except those who were absent for more than a month in the center were included in the study. Data were collected by a valid and reliable researcher-made questionnaire to assess the conformity of 9 clinical courses. Scores were coded as 1 (very low), 2 (low), 3 (high) and 4 (very high). Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data.
Results: The conformity rates of the nursing clinical courses with clinical responsibilities were 89.69% for nursing principles and skills, 74.48% for community health nursing, 88.03% for health status evaluation, 68.54% for maternity and newborn health, 80.79% for pediatric nursing, 72.13% for medical-surgical nursing, 77.11% for critical care nursing, 77.68% for emergencies and disasters nursing, 77.68 and 75.41% for mental health nursing. These rates were evaluated at very high and high levels.
Conclusion: For higher conformity of the courses with the clinical responsibilities of the curriculum, it is recommended that nursing education planners should comprehensively review and revise the syllabus and clinical learning model.

Keywords: Course conformity, clinical training, nursing students, nursing job responsibilities
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Clinical Teaching
Received: 2016/06/22 | Accepted: 2016/10/10 | Published: 2017/08/15
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Yousefi A, Amini A, Ehsanpour S, Mahmoudian R. Conformity of Nursing Clinical Courses with Nursing Job Responsibilities in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2017; 17 :186-195
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