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Experiences on Block System Class in Nursing Students
Kim, Young-Sook;
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This study analyzed the use of the phenomenological method proposed by Colaizzi (1978) in order to understand the meaning of block system class experiences in nursing students. Furthermore, this study provides primal data to improve curriculum efficiency. The data were collected from 18 participants who were students at a nursing university in the city of G from 20th of June to 10th of July 2015. This study investigated nursing student's block system class experience. The study results show six theme clusters consisting of 'Discomfort', 'Unsystematic study', 'Holding back an urge', 'Ever intensifying relationship', 'New discovery', and 'Chance for development', 17 themes, and 42 sub themes, which are included in those clusters in 58 configured meanings. This demonstrates that nursing students could reestablish their resolve for personal betterment and realize the importance of managing time by finishing the procedure with their best efforts although they suffer from physical and psychological inconvenience due to massive amounts of learning and assignment. These results indicate the need for development of stress management and an emotional support program based on the experience of nursing students.
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