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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2011, 10(5): 593-601 Back to browse issues page
Synergy Model in Clinical Teaching of Critical Care MSc Nursing Students and Cardiovascular Diseases Patients
Asghar Khalifehzadeh , Ali Akbar Tavasoli, Jafar Golshahi, Hamid Sanei, Abolghasem Mirdehghan, Zohreh Payehdar, Noushin Daneshgar, Mehrmah Tabatabaee, Abbas Zibanejad, Hossein Abedi, Shahin Taracomeh Samani
, khalifezadeh@ nm.mui.ac.ir
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Introduction: One of the ways to modify education is to design clinical education courses based on advanced learning models with systemic collaboration of programmed spheres of practice variables. Nurses and academic members in nursing and medical schools play a key role in professional and personal promotion of nursing students. This study adopted synergy model to determine and assess patients’ and nurses’ characteristics. Methods: This is an action research. Synergy model was performed for 12 MSc nursing students (term two in CCU and Cardiac surgery ICU) selected by convenient sampling. The study was carried out in CCU of Nour and Cardiac surgery ICU and Cardiac surgery ward of Shahid Chamran hospitals of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in the second semesters of 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. The data were collected by patients’ nurses’ characteristics questionnaire and levelizing them using synergy model with confirmed validity and reliability. The judgement in this study was based on mean score. Results: Mean score of levelizing of nursing students’ characteritstics made by instructors and nurses showed that mean score in students’ function scale in clinical judgement was 3 (average), in advocacy and moral agcncy 1 (the lowest), in caring practices 3(average) in interdisciplinary collaboration 3, in systematic thinking 3 (average), in response to diversity 1 (the lowest), in facilitation of learning 3 (average) and in clinical inquiry 1 (the lowest)respectively. Conclusion: The findings of this study showed the need to promote mutual cooperation between nursing and medical schools and hospitals in education of nursing students and to promote care for clients and their families in a systematic planning framework. Synergy model is a functional approach for planned education and its development so that the students can aquire the ability to response to patients’ and their families’ needs in form of a learning system.
Keywords: Clinical education, Nursing students, Synergy model, characteristics, Practice Learning Team (PLT)
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Received: 2011/04/17 | Accepted: 2011/08/4 | Published: 2011/02/15
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Khalifehzadeh A, Tavasoli A A, Golshahi J, Sanei H, Mirdehghan A, Payehdar Z, et al . Synergy Model in Clinical Teaching of Critical Care MSc Nursing Students and Cardiovascular Diseases Patients. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2011; 10 (5) :593-601
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