Theory Practice Gap- Role of Nurse Teacher, Students and Staff Nurses in Bhutan
|International Journal of Nursing and Health Science|
|© 2016 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal|
|Volume 2 Issue 3|
|Year of Publication : 2016|
|Authors : Manikala Moktan, Kinlay Gyaltshen, Phuntsho Om|
How to Cite?
Manikala Moktan, Kinlay Gyaltshen, Phuntsho Om, "Theory Practice Gap- Role of Nurse Teacher, Students and Staff Nurses in Bhutan," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1-3, 2016. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/24547484/IJNHS-V2I6P101
A qualitative study was done to find out whether there is a gap between theory and practice, where theory is taught in FNPH (Faculty of Nursing and Public Health), and practice is done in hospitals and Basic Health Units. The study was done in few Districts of Bhutan where students of FNPH were sent for field training and clinical posting. Study samples comprised of nurse educators, clinical nurses, and students of FNPH. A total of fifteen participants, five from each group, were randomly selected. An in-depth personal interview was done with these three groups of participants. Analysis was done thematically. The result would be used to review and revise the FNPH curriculum and also inspect the clinical posting of students, including the duration in each posting in the future.
nurse educator, clinical nurse, theory, practice, gap
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