Strides in Development of Medical Education

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD in Nursing, Assistant Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health Nursing, School of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran

2 Medical Student, Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran

3 B.Sc. in Nursing, Emergency ward, Imam Khomeini Hospital Garmsar, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran


Background & Objective: Clinical teaching is an important process that prepares students for professional life The present study aims to identify bachelor nursing students viewpoints toward the effect of lectures behaviors on their learning during clinical courses Methods: This was a descriptive crosssectional study The participants consisted of 145 nursing students Data collection tool was a sevenpoint Likert scale that measured students viewpoints toward the effect of lecturers behaviors on their learning during clinical courses Finally the data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics methods and SPSS software Results : Data analysis showed that mean effective behaviors was higher than the average limit (559 ± 121) Moreover behavioral characteristics such as interpersonal relations personality teaching ability evaluation and professional competency obtained the highest scores respectively Conclusion: Professional and appropriated behaviors of lecturers during students clinical courses can enhance their learning Thus the executive authorities and training providers in the field of nursing education must provide the necessary circumstance to enhance lecturers behaviors in clinical settings


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