Assessment of Current Status of Nursing Education in Bhutan- a Cross Sectional Study
|International Journal of Nursing and Health Science|
|© 2017 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal|
|Volume 3 Issue 3|
|Year of Publication : 2017|
|Authors : Ms.Manikala Moktan, Dr.Vijay Mehta, Dr Elsa Sana, Dr Tashi Tobgay|
Ms.Manikala Moktan, Dr.Vijay Mehta, Dr Elsa Sana, Dr Tashi Tobgay, "Assessment of Current Status of Nursing Education in Bhutan- a Cross Sectional Study" SSRG International Journal of of Nursing and Health Science 3.3 (2017): 10-11.
Ms.Manikala Moktan, Dr.Vijay Mehta, Dr Elsa Sana, Dr Tashi Tobgay,(2017). Assessment of Current Status of Nursing Education in Bhutan- a Cross Sectional Study. SSRG International Journal of of Nursing and Health Science 3(3), 10-11.
In Bhutan, nursing profession started as apprentice program and when health school was established in 1974, Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery (1982) commenced. Since inception no assessment was done to understand the current status of nursing education in Bhutan. Focus group discussion, a qualitative method is used for this study. Content and thematic analyses were used to analyse data.
 Berkowitz, S.,Analyzing Qualitative Data. In J. Frechtling, L. Sharp, and Westat (Eds.), User Friendly Handbook for Mixed Method Evaluations Website:http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/REC/pubs/NSF97-153/CHAP_4.HTM. 1997.
 Bogdan R. B. & Biklin, S. K., Qualitative Research for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods, Third Edition. Needham Heights, MA 1998.
 Jerlock, M.,Falk, K.,Severinsson.E., Academic nursing education guidelines: tool for bridging the gap between theory, research and practice. Nursing and Health sciences 5(3)219-228, 2003.
 Norman, L.,Buerhaus, P.I.,Donelan. K.,McCloskey. B.,Dittus.R., Nursing Students assess Nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing 21(3)150-158., 2005.
 Valinga, T.M., Nursing Education Trends future implications and predictions; Nursing Clinic of North America 47(4) 423-434, Elsevier, USA., . 2012.
 Tobbell, D.A. Coming to Grips with the Nursing Question": The Politics of Nursing Education Reform in 1960s America. Nursing History Review. (22) 37-60., 2014.
Nursing education, institute, assessment, nurse educators, clinical nurses, diploma program, district hospitals, clinical areas.