Problem-solving competency of nursing graduates.

  title={Problem-solving competency of nursing graduates.},
  author={Leana R. Uys and Lily L Van Rhyn and Nomthandaso S Gwele and Patricia McInerney and Tobeka Tanga},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={48 5},
AIM This paper reports a study describing and evaluating the outcomes of problem-based learning (PBL) programmes in nursing schools in South Africa in terms of the competence of graduates to solve problem in actual clinical settings, and comparing this competence with that of graduates from non-PBL programmes. BACKGROUND The nursing literature tends to equate problem-solving with patient-centred problems or the nursing process. However, it is also a skill used in managing the work role… CONTINUE READING