Exploring a pedagogical approach to integrating research, practice and teaching.
Jennifer M Newton, Lisa G McKenna, Carole Gilmour, Jacqueline Fawcett
Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh | Published : 2010
Application of evidence is accepted as an important component of clinical practice. Teaching research to undergraduate students has been reported internationally as a challenge, particularly for nurse educators. In this paper, reported is a strategy designed to enhance research learning for undergraduate midwifery students at one university, which formed part of a larger, international investigation into women's responses to caesarean birth. Following theory classes and briefings, students worked with their clinical educators in practice to interview women using existing tools, and were engaged in qualitative data analysis. A number of challenges were encountered throughout the process, both..View full abstract