The theory-practice relationship: reflective skills and theoretical knowledge as key factors in bridging the gap between theory and practice in initial nursing education.

AIM This paper is a report of a correlational study of the relations of nursing students' acquired reflective skills, practical skills and theoretical knowledge on their perception of coherence between theory and practice. BACKGROUND Reflection is considered a key factor in bridging the gap between theory and practice. However, it is not evident whether… CONTINUE READING