An exploratory study of first year nursing students' learning in the clinical workplace.

@article{Grealish2009AnES,
  title={An exploratory study of first year nursing students' learning in the clinical workplace.},
  author={Laurie Grealish and Kristen Ranse},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={80-92}
}
This study explored how first year undergraduate nursing students learn in clinical placements as part of a program informed by Wenger's (1998) social theory of learning. Forty-nine written student narrative accounts of a learning experience were analysed and three triggers for learning were identified. The first trigger is that participation (or observation) of a task or procedure leads students into a complex, dramatic reading of nursing work. The second is that when students are personally… CONTINUE READING

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