Health Policy Manag.  2016 Dec;26(4):373-381. 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.373.

The Effects of Clinical Education Program for Nurses in Regional Public Hospital

Affiliations
  • 1Center for Public Health, Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Seoul, Korea. goodmornig@ewha.ac.kr
  • 2Division of Nursing Science, Ewha Womans University College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea.
  • 3Department of Nursing, Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • 4Center for Public Healthcare Education and Training, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
  • 5Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

BACKGROUND
The purpose
of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of clinical education program for nurses in regional public hospital, utilizing the Kirkpatrick's model.
METHODS
Kirkpatrik's 4-level model was applied to this study. Trainees were asked to fill out questionnaires in the middle and at the end of the program. Also administrators of excellent trainees were asked to fill out the questionnaires regarding nursing management performance after 1-2 months from the end of the training course.
RESULTS
All trainees had positive reactions to the clinical education program. Not only the results of individual level (satisfaction and achievement scores, academic achievement scores, practical application rate, and educational transition factors) but also the scores of organization level (nursing management performance scores) are improved.
CONCLUSION
By showing a correlation between the effectiveness factors we need to verify the relationship between these factors in a future study. In addition, development of quantitative and qualitative performance indicators are needed. To establish a long-term education system, it is required to applying the excellent trainee's successful experiences.

Keyword

Regional public hospital; Nurses; Clinical education; Kirkpatrick's four-level evaluation model; Success case method
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