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dc.contributorMulti-disciplinary Studiesen_US
dc.contributorDepartment of Nursing and Health Sciencesen_US
dc.creatorChau, Wai-ling Florence-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleNursing students' perspective of clinical role model : implications for nursing educationen_US
dcterms.abstractThis study explores the perceptions on clinical role models from the perspective of nursing students in hospital-based programs. Nursing education aims to socialise new members to the values and behaviours in the profession. The professional socialisation process takes place primarily in the clinical settings where nursing students learn and practise nursing with nurse practitioners. A clinical role model is believed to have positive effects at the transitional period from student to nurse practitioner. This is a qualitative study with an attempt to explore the choice of nursing students' role models and the attributes of such models. The purposes are to identify the learning needs of students and the implications of these needs on nursing education. 15 nursing students of different levels of training were interviewed. Findings show that the registered nurse is the most significant role model in the clinical areas. The modelling attributes can be categorised under 7 roles. They are the carer, professional practitioner, facilitator of learning, colleague, friend, supervisor and manager. Students are highly impressed by those who develop good nurse-patient relationships and have effective therapeutic communication skills. It is recommended that communication components should be enhanced in both basic and post-basic nurse education programs in order to strengthen the professional interpersonal communication of nurses. An integrated curriculum of communication is proposed to enhance the interpersonal effectiveness of nursing students.en_US
dcterms.alternativeNursing students' rerspective of clinical role model : implications for nursing education-
dcterms.extentvi, 123 p. : ill. ; 30 cmen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHNurses -- Educationen_US
dcterms.LCSHNursing -- Study and teachingen_US
dcterms.LCSHNursing students -- Attitudesen_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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