Nursing Students Perception Paper

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INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the study
Clinical teaching is an important part of nursing education. Through nursing education, nursing student will be able to obtain necessary knowledges and skills to assist public health. Recognizing nursing students’ perception on clinical education is the first step to remove the barriers of challenge (Heidari & Norouzadeh, 2015).
The dynamic process of clinical instruction occurs in a variety of social-culture contexts and the behavior of clinical instructors play an important role in the learning process of students. Clinical instructors have the opportunity to greatly influence their students’ learning that eventually graduate and shape the nursing practice. Nursing students’ perception of effective
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1.5 Hypothesis
Ho1 = There is no association between student’s year of study and their perception on clinical education
HA1 = There is an association between student’s year of study and their perception on clinical education

1.6 Definition of terms (conceptual / operational)
For the purpose of the study, the following concepts were defined operationally:
Nursing student : A student in a program leading to certification in a form of nursing; usually applied to students in an RN or practical nurse program (Medilexicon.Com., n.d).
Perception : Perception is awareness, comprehension or an understanding of something (Yourdictionary.com., 2016 ).
: In this study, its refers to awareness, comprehension or an understanding of clinical education among nursing degree students on the clinical objectives, clinical instructor and clinical environment during clinical rotation.
Clinical environment : Refer to the learning environment in clinical based (BMJ, 2011).
Clinical instructor : Refer to person who guides and supervises nursing students during clinical rotations in health care facilities, such as hospitals or clinics (References.com,

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