Nursing Education and its Cultural Congruency in the Sultanate of Oman: Case Study

Suad Al Junaibi
2019 Journal of Nursing & Care  
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to ascertain in Nigeria context the perceived barriers to basic nursing students' academic performances in weeding examination. Methods: One hundred (100) newly admitted students into the Oyo State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Eleyele, Ibadan, Nigeria were used for the study. Survey research method was deployed. The research instrument used was questionnaire which was distributed to each student in order to get their responses. Results: The study
more » ... ts: The study highlights that 80.9% of the respondent's purpose for studying nursing is to be self-reliant, (68.1%) were not professionally proud, while, (68.1%) of the respondents were dissatisfied with the basic nursing student lecture mode, (53.2%) of the respondents were anxious about course layout, (49.0%) of the respondents said that rigorous and overloaded course work affects their performances, (85.1%) of the respondents were satisfied with library staff and services. Conclusion: Conclusively, majority of the students were of the opinion that, extra curricula activities distracts, do not accept nursing as a professional calling, parent persuasion hinders them, lecture mode was not right for learning, had anxiety on course layout, rigorous and overloaded course and inadequate facilities was a bane of failure. Further studies needed to be conducted on curriculum and teaching methods for nursing students.
doi:10.4172/2167-1168.1000472 fatcat:w2twarbntbfp3d3uqtxyuebzxa