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rme 2017, 9(3): 64-55 Back to browse issues page
The Efficacy of Logbook in Clinical Wards from the Viewpoints of Nursing Faculty Members and Students
F Najafi , F Kermansaravi * , M Mirmortazavi , HA Gheisaranpour
Community Nursing Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran , f_kermansaravi@yahoo.com
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Introduction: promoting clinical training of nursing students is an important feature that needs to constant assessment, in this regards, log book consider as an effective clinical assessment method. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of logbook in clinical wards from the viewpoints of nursing faculty members and students of Zahedan Nursing and Midwifery School.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 100 students and 24 faculty members of Zahedan Nursing and Midwifery School were studied in 1396. The data were gathered via a researcher-made questionnaire composed of two sections including demographic characteristics and questions related to the logbook contains four areas of quality, necessity, outcomes and how to complete the logbook with 42 items and an open-ended question. Content validity approved by faculty members and reliability was confirmed by test-retest (0.80). Data were analyzed by descriptive and analytical statistics (independent t-test) using SPSS software.
Findings: 87.5% of faculties and 44% of the students believed that using logbook was necessary in the practical courses. More than 60% of faculties and students believed that logbook activities did not fit students' needs. In addition, 66.7% of faculties and 59% of students filled out the logbook daily. The average total score of the view of faculties and students from the logbook were 52.58±9.18 and 43.22±9.80, respectively. There was a significant difference between the mean scores of the two groups (P<0.001).
Conclusion: Based on findings, faculties' viewpoints regarding the logbook was more positive than the students but since logbook has to meet student learning needs, revising the content of logbook continually is necessary.
Keywords: Logbook, Evaluation, Education, Nursing, Midwifery, students
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Najafi F, Kermansaravi F, Mirmortazavi M, Gheisaranpour H. The Efficacy of Logbook in Clinical Wards from the Viewpoints of Nursing Faculty Members and Students. rme. 2017; 9 (3) :64-55
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پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education