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Greener Journal of Medical Sciences

Vol. 11(1), pp. 13-21, 2021

ISSN 2276-7797

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Nursing application for students of the second level of internal and surgical nursing



Radia M Bahman



Nursing Tutor, Kuwait Nursing Institute







Article No.: 011421008

Type: Research



Background: A poorly trained nurse may lead to low quality health care. Usually registered nurses supervise nursing students for clinical training in wards.


Objective: The aim of the present study is to describe the opinion of registered nurses and nursing students regarding training in hospital wards.


Methods: This study was carried out in three hospitals in Kuwait. Thirty-five registered and student nurses were selected by a purposive sample. Data collection tools consisted of open-ended questions. Data were collected by interviews. Participants answers were also recorded. Data were analyzed qualitatively using Tesch‟s method. Data transcription followed by data reduction resulted into 3 main themes and 9 sub-themes.


Results: Participants responses were presented and grouped under the titles of the 3 main themes (Administrative challenges, educational challenges and non-conducive environment), and 9 sub-themes.


Conclusion: Student nurse did not receive effective clinical supervision from registered nurses in wards due to managerial and educational challenges as well as non-conductive environment.


Accepted:  15/01/2021

Published: 21/01/2021


*Corresponding Author

Radia M Bahman

E-mail: radianurse @

Phone: +96599034139


Key words

: Clinical supervision; registered nurses; student Nurses



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Cite this Article: Bahman RM (2021). Nursing application for students of the second level of internal and surgical nursing. Greener Journal of Medical Sciences, 11(1): 13-21.


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