An evaluation of the first year of a collaborative tertiary-industry curriculum as measured by students' perception of their clinical learning environment

Henderson, Amanda, Beattie, Heather, Boyde, Mary, Storrie, Kim and Lloyd, Belinda (2006) An evaluation of the first year of a collaborative tertiary-industry curriculum as measured by students' perception of their clinical learning environment. Nurse Education in Practice, 6 4: 207-213.


Author Henderson, Amanda
Beattie, Heather
Boyde, Mary
Storrie, Kim
Lloyd, Belinda
Title An evaluation of the first year of a collaborative tertiary-industry curriculum as measured by students' perception of their clinical learning environment
Journal name Nurse Education in Practice   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1471-5953
1873-5223
Publication date 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.nepr.2006.01.002
Volume 6
Issue 4
Start page 207
End page 213
Total pages 7
Editor K. Holland
Place of publication Kidlington, United Kingdom
Publisher Churchill Livingstone
Collection year 2006
Language eng
Subject C1
321100 Nursing
730302 Nursing
740301 Higher education
Formatted abstract Background: In response to the limitations identified through the transfer of nursing education to the tertiary setting this paper reports on an evaluation of a collaborative tertiary/industry programme established in response to recommendations arising from the National Review of Nursing Education – ‘Our duty of care’.

Aim:
This study compared first year undergraduate student nurses’ perceptions of the psycho-social characteristics of their clinical learning environment as part of a tertiary–industry collaborative model with other first year undergraduate nursing students placed in a similar clinical learning environment as a block placement, separate from their home tertiary institution.

Method:
A survey design using the Clinical Learning Environment Inventory developed to assess student nurses’ perception of the psycho-social aspects of the clinical learning environment was used to collect the data. 

Findings: 
hen the personalization score for the first year students of the tertiary– industry collaborative model is compared to other first year students’ experience in the clinical area there is a significant difference in personalization scores. 
Keyword Clinical
Learning
Environment
First year students
Satisfaction
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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