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Nursing And Midwifery Students Perception Of Educational Environment: A Cross Sectional Study In Iran

Rafiei, Hossein (2016) Nursing And Midwifery Students Perception Of Educational Environment: A Cross Sectional Study In Iran. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science.

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Abstract

Aim: educational environment in nursing and midwifery schools affects the quality and effectiveness of an education. The present study aimed to examine Iranian nursing and midwifery students perception of their educational environment. Methods: In this exploratory cross-sectional study, all nursing and midwifery students (n=300) studying in Razi school of nursing and midwifery were invited to participate. The Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure (DREEM) questionnaire was used to assess the nursing and midwifery students perception of their educational environment. All statistical analyses were performed using SPSS software (v18.0). Results: Of 300 nurses who fit the criteria, 279 participated in the study (response rate 93%). The mean total DREEM score was 103.54±20.67. The mean domain scores for students' perceptions of learning, students' perceptions of teachers, students' academic self-perception, students' perceptions of atmosphere and students' social self-perceptions, were 26.04±5.58, 22.18±4.90, 17.95±5.37, 23.96±5.89 and 13.40±3.38 respectively. Conclusion: perception of nursing and midwifery students in present study toward educational environment was more positive than negative. Further study recommended in this regards in among nursing and midwifery students in other developing countries. Key words: Nursing student, midwifery student, educational environment, DREEM, developing country

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2016 10:01
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2016 10:01
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5627

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