Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): Perceptions of Nursing Students in Tuberculosis Diagnosis
International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science
Objective: Evaluate the perception of nursing students from a public university regarding the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) on the topic of tuberculosis diagnosis. Method: Quantiqualitative research, carried out in the Nursing Undergraduate Course of a public university, in june 2019, with the participation of 30 nursing students, who answered a self-administered questionnaire. It was used percentage and Pearson's Chi-square for statistical analysis. For the analysis of
... e analysis of qualitative data, the free word evocation technique was used. Results: The study shows that 73.3% of academics reported that the scenario developed in the OSCE exam contributed to the exercise of nursing in the face of tuberculosis diagnosis, 76.7% considered it necessary that Nursing Courses should modify the preparation of academics in relation to tuberculosis and 76.7% recommend developing greater skill for nursing consultations and home visits to patients. Conclusion: It is concluded that the exam's potentialities were highlighted, discussing its benefits in relation to learning needs.