Developing and Implementing Log Book in Teaching Principles and Techniques to Nursing and Midwifery Students: Mixed Method Study

Heidari, Haydeh and Akbari, Nasrin (2017) Developing and Implementing Log Book in Teaching Principles and Techniques to Nursing and Midwifery Students: Mixed Method Study. Future of Medical Education Journal, 7 (1). pp. 14-18.

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Abstract

Background: There is an interval between clinical and theoretical teachings in nursing which proper teachings during initial courses in nursing. Therefore, the purpose of this process was to comply Log Book in teaching principles and techniques to nursing students. Methods: This mixed study was an exploratory study which was done in three stages on midwifery and nursing students. At first, Log Book was planned based on authentic resources and opinion of group members. Then, the planned Log Book was used during 2 terms and at the end of the term the results were qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed through mixed method. Results: Based on the results of qualitative stage three classes of learning improvement, covering educational needs, and need to equipment and facilities were obtained. Based on the results of quantitative stage the following percentages were obtained: familiarity of students with learning purposes and responsibilities: 54.5 totally agreed, making students� efforts toward learning related tasks purposeful: 52 totally agreed, making teachers� efforts toward teaching to students purposeful: 52.7 totally agreed, establishing educational interaction between teacher and learner: 54.5 totally agreed, making the professors� efforts in observing training and giving feedback purposeful: 56 totally agreed, documenting practical activities of students: 52.7 totally agreed. Conclusions: Using Log Book will result in deep learning and will provide the possibility for required trainings for students. But it requires appropriate facilities, spending time and employing specialized forces.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2017 12:45
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2017 12:45
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/727

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