A study of the teaching and learning of the biological sciences in nurse education.

@article{Courtenay1991ASO,
  title={A study of the teaching and learning of the biological sciences in nurse education.},
  author={Michael Courtenay},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1991},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={1110-6}
}
The study was designed to explore the teaching and learning of the biological sciences in nurse education in an attempt to identify why some students are failing to support their practice with theory. Questionnaires were sent to third-year nurse students (n = 140) and nurse teachers (n = 43) in three schools of nursing. Several findings emerged from the study: (a) the balance between the behavioural and biological sciences in nurse education was perceived by the students as being too much in… CONTINUE READING