Volume No. :   1

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Nursing Journal Club: A Primer on Use of Journal Club in Nursing Education



Address:   Hetzy Xylophone
Rathna College of Nursing, 5th Cross, Shankarmutt Road, K. R. Puram, Hassan-573201, Karnataka.
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ABSTRACT:
Nursing research is a vital component to the health care field. Nursing research helps implement new changes in the life long care of individuals and is used to develop treatments that provide the most optimum level of care. Hence, it is essential for nurses in research and nursing students in general to be able to find the research articles in various nursing specialization and topics and to update their knowledge to the current research and latest trends in the nursing research. There is growing interest in various methods of teaching critical appraisal skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels of nursing. Learning to critically read, write, and evaluate scientific papers is one of the most important long-term skills required for success in science, both during and after graduate training. In this perspective, journal club approach is an innovative and enjoyable method for teaching in nursing. This article describes an approach using the journal club to teach critical appraisal and writing skills to nursing students.
KEYWORDS:
Nursing Research, Journal club, Critical appraisal, and Teaching method in Nursing.
Cite:
Hetzy Xylophone. Nursing Journal Club: A Primer on Use of Journal Club in Nursing Education. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 1(4): Oct-Dec. 2011; Page 117-119.
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