Turkish Nursing Students' Views Of Their Clinical Learning Environment: A Focus Group Study
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Objective: The objective was to determine the views of Turkish nursing students towards clinical learning environment. Methodology: The study used qualitative approach through semi-structured interviews. Nursing school students were selected for study participants. It was discussed with total 32 nursing students; four groups were formed, each with 8 people about studies themes. Result: All participants were female and the mean age was 22 0.97. A total of 32 student nurses described the importance of their clinical learning experiences, both negative and positive, and their opinion about the clinical learning environment. Conclusion: This is one of the studies from Turkey on Turkish nursing students' views regarding the clinical learning environment and showed that the students were affected by their patients, clinical educators and clinical professional's attitudes towards nursing students in the clinical environment.