Comparison of the Attitude of Nursing Students towards their Clinical Learning Environment in Selected Private and Government Colleges of Nursing

Authors

  • Rebecca Dillu1 , Roseline Soren1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v13i1.13328

Keywords:

Attitude, Nursing students, Clinical learning environment

Abstract

A comparative study was conducted to assess the attitude of B.Sc. nursing 4th year students towards their
Clinical Learning Environment in selected Private and Government Colleges of Nursing. 160 Samples were
selected from Private and Government Colleges of Nursing. The structured questionnaire was used to assess
the demographic variables among nursing students while Clinical Learning Environment Scale was used
to assess the Attitude of Nursing Students towards their Clinical Learning Environment. The data were
analyzed by using descriptive statistics (mean, frequency, percentage and standard deviation) and inferential
statistics (unpaired ‘t’ test, ANOVA).
The study indicated that students of Private Colleges were having higher Attitude than the Students of
Government Colleges of Nursing which was compared by using unpaired ‘t’ test which project ‘t’ value
of 1.975 which was statistically significant at p < 0.005. The calculated ‘t’ value was greater than the table
value. The study also shows the comparison of mean, SD, mean % and mean difference of Attitude score
of nursing Students towards their CLE in selected Private and Government Colleges of Nursing in terms of
certain areas i.e. pedagogical environment, work culture, clinical assignment, method of evaluation. This
was compared by using unpaired ‘t’ test which showed ‘t’ value 1.98 of which was statistically significant
at p < 0.005. The calculated ‘t’ value was greater than the table value. The study concluded that the students
of B.Sc. Nursing 4th year studying in Private colleges are having more positive attitude then the students
studying in Government colleges of Nursing.

Author Biography

Rebecca Dillu1 , Roseline Soren1

1
Assistant Professor, Amity College of Nursing, Amity University, Haryana

Published

2020-12-30