A study on the perceived roles of nursing lecturers and clinical teachers at the faculty of medicine and health sciencs, UNIMAS in times of outbreak of emerging infectious disease

Lee,, Shalin Wan Fei (2008) A study on the perceived roles of nursing lecturers and clinical teachers at the faculty of medicine and health sciencs, UNIMAS in times of outbreak of emerging infectious disease. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Nursing lecturers and clinical teachers were thought to be confined in colleges, universities and hospitals to teach and guide students. This study aims at identifying the role(s) of the nursing lectures and clinical teachers at FMHS, UNIMAS is contributing services to the country when a newly on re-emerging infectious disease strikes. In this study, two focus group sessions were carried out, with 5 nursing lecturers and 4 clinical teachers in the respective groups. Transcription of raw data into word-for-word quotations was done. Several themes emerged from the analysis of data. Among others, the role of acquiring knowledge on the disease, being the agents of mass media, volunteering, contributing their expertise and returning to the ward to help were significant. Participants also believed that they would withdraw the nursing students from infected areas, involving the nursing students into the situation, teaching the students and collaborating with various departments in research Being a novice researcher, managing focus groups was a problem. Nursing lectures and clinical teachers could contribute in the national preparedness plan. Further study on the roles of the nursing lectures and clinical teachers in times of outbreak of infectious is recommended.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2008.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nursing--Study and teaching, Nursing schools, nursing lecturers,emerging infectious disease, clinical teachers, UNIMAS, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, IPTA, Research, Undergraduate
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 01:57
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2015 02:11
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/5622

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