Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 2
Page No. 131 - 136

Applying e-Learning in the Laboratory of Nursing Clinical Skills: Resultant of Learning and Student’s Satisfaction

Authors : Nasrin Elahi, Rohuhollah Sheikhabumasudi, Elaheh Ashouri and Maryam Bagheri

Abstract: Fast development and growth of information and technology has had deep effects on nursing training. This study was conducted with the aim of examining effect of e-Learning on resultant of learning and nursing student’s satisfaction in training nursing clinical skills in the laboratory of clinical skills. A two-group post-test experimental study was administered. Sampling was conducted at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. Nursing students who were learning nursing clinical skills unit selected. Sample size was equal to community size and totally 60 nursing students selected as control group (traditional training) and experimental group (traditional training with e-Learning) for two consecutive terms. Two groups participated in OSCE test and were evaluated in the same way using prepared checklist and satisfaction questionnaire. Statistical analysis was conducted using the SPSS Software Version 16. Finding of the study reflected that mean of midterm score in the combined group was 18±1/08 and mean of midterm score in the traditional training method was 17.48±1/70 (p = 0.04). Final mean score in combined training method was 17.62±1/14) and mean score in traditional training method was 16.96±1/70 (p = 0.01). Total score’s mean in combined training method was 18.03±0/83 and total score’s mean in traditional training method was 17.57±1/25 (p = 0.02). There was significant difference (p = 0/014) in the mean score of satisfaction between male (100.09±13.76) and female students (90.36±11.51). Based on the findings, e-Learning is recommended because of getting involved the students in the learning process, facilitating the independence and making student’s motivation and satisfaction and pleasure increased.

How to cite this article:

Nasrin Elahi, Rohuhollah Sheikhabumasudi, Elaheh Ashouri and Maryam Bagheri, 2018. Applying e-Learning in the Laboratory of Nursing Clinical Skills: Resultant of Learning and Student’s Satisfaction. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 13: 131-136.

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