Student nurses' experiences of anxiety in the clinical setting.

  title={Student nurses' experiences of anxiety in the clinical setting.},
  author={Sharon M Melincavage},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  volume={31 8},
It is known that some student nurses who experience anxiety during clinical experiences leave nursing education programs. If nurse educators can better understand the anxiety of student nurses during clinical experience, they will be able to develop educational interventions to minimize students' anxiety. Decreasing anxiety has a two-fold effect. First, when anxiety is decreased, learning may be increased. Second, decreasing anxiety may help alleviate the nursing shortage because more students… CONTINUE READING