Characteristics of clinical faculty perceived by nursing students and alumni in Karachi

Seema Rehan, Rubina Barolia

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The objective of the present study was to identify and explore the perceptions of characteristics of the Clinical Faculty among nursing students and alumni of private university and determining significantly differences in the group of nursing students and Alumni by using NCTEI questionnaire. Nursing students were those students who are currently enrolled in a diploma or BScN or Post RN BScN Programme of School of Nursing (SON) in private university of Karachi. The alumni are those registered nurses who have had Diploma; Baccalaureate or Post RN degrees in nursing from this selected SON, and have been working in the Medical and Surgical unit of selected university, hospital for more than six months. A sample of 154 was randomly chosen from the group of nursing students and Alumni to participate in this study. The results indicated that the category of “teaching ability” was the most highly valued category and “interpersonal relationship” as the lowest amongst the five categories from the NCTEI questionnaire. This study concludes that the respondents’ gave great emphasis to teaching ability of the Clinical Faculty and it needs to be examined closely so that the students can view the Clinical Faculty as supportive member and their learning could be encouraged.

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JournalSchool of Nursing & Midwifery
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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