The Effect of Research Project Course on Nursing Students’ Attitudes toward Research Process

Authors

  • Selman Hussain Faris1 , Fatma Makee Mahmood 2, Ali Kareem Khudhair 3

Keywords:

Nursing students, Attitudes, research project course, research

Abstract

Objective: Investigate the effect of research project course on nursing students’ attitude toward research at

a college of nursing in Kerbala University and identify the relationship between nursing student’ attitude

and demographic variables. A pre-experimental design (One-group Pretest-Posttest design) was utilized to

determine the effect of research project course on nursing students’ attitude toward research at a college of

nursing in Kerbala University. All participants were exposed to assess of attitudes regarding research before

and after the implementation of the research project course in order to detect the effect of the course. The

current study results revealed that; the majority (74.2%) of nursing students were within age groups (20-

22) years old the mean age of the all students was (22.27) years. 82.3% of total students were female. the

majority (82.3%) of subjects were single, most of sample (80.6%) were urban resident, the mean of score of

the positive attitude of respondents in posttest of the research project course was significantly higher than

the pretest of the research project course in all aspects of attitude regarding research project course, and no

significant difference between the nursing students’ demographic variables and attitude responses in the

posttest of research project course.

Author Biography

Selman Hussain Faris1 , Fatma Makee Mahmood 2, Ali Kareem Khudhair 3

1 Community Health Nursing Department / College of Nursing/ University of Kerbala, Iraq, 2Adult Department /

College of Nursing/ University of Kerbala, Iraq, 3 Psychatric and Mental Health Nursing Department / College of

Nursing/ University of Kerbala, Iraq

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Selman Hussain Faris1 , Fatma Makee Mahmood 2, Ali Kareem Khudhair 3. (2020). The Effect of Research Project Course on Nursing Students’ Attitudes toward Research Process. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 2285-2290. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10773