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Research in Medical Education 2016, 8(2): 49-59 Back to browse issues page
strategies for decreasing gap Between Theory & Clinical Performance from the Viewpoints of Nursing Students in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
A Khodaei *, M Mansourain, S Ganjei, H Asgari
Research Committee, Shohada Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran , khodaei.alireza1986@gmail.com
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Introduction: The gap between theoretical knowledge and clinical practice in nursing is one of the major problems that many solutions have been suggested to eliminate it. The present study was conducted to determine solution for decreasing gap Between theoretical knowledge and Clinical Performance from the Viewpoints of Nursing Students in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in 2014.

Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study, that 200 nursing students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences were selected by convenience sampling method.  Data gathering tool was a researcher-made questionnaire about three categories of Strategies for decreasing gap Between Knowledge and Practice from the Viewpoints of Nursing Students, including "Instructor", "student" and "educational planning". The validity and reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed. Data was analyzed using independent t-test, one-way ANOVA.

Results: The mean of the total scores achieved for the approaches taken to reduce the gap between theoretical knowledge and clinical Performance was 3.87±0/74. Results showed that Among the factors to Instructor, student and educational planning, The use of modern methods of instruction by instructors of nursing with mean score 4.2±0.98, Having interest in nursing with mean score 3.78±0.74 And the use of instructors, with clinical and scientific competence in clinical practice, with mean score 4.4±1.07 Were important as the Solutions respectively.

Conclusion: Given the gap between theoretical knowledge and Clinical Performance,adopting Appropriate strategies, in three dimensions instructor, student and educational planning in order to eliminate or reduce the gap between theoretical knowledge and clinical Performance in nursing seems necessary.

Keywords: knowledge, nursing care, gap, nursing students
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Khodaei A, Mansourain M, Ganjei S, Asgari H. strategies for decreasing gap Between Theory & Clinical Performance from the Viewpoints of Nursing Students in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (2) :49-59
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