Impact of Student and Teacher Characteristics on Perfomance of Diploma Nursing Graduates'

Citation:
NJAMBI DRCHEGEMARGARET. "Impact of Student and Teacher Characteristics on Perfomance of Diploma Nursing Graduates'.". 2009.

Abstract:

Impact of Student and Teacher Characteristics on Performance of Diploma Nursing Graduates' In The Nursing Council Registration Examination
Authors:
Gachuiri Grace Wangechi, MScN University of Nairobi, School of Nursing Sciences
Prof. Karani Anna, University of Nairobi, School of Nursing Sciences
Dr Che e Margarete, University of Nairobi, School of Nursing Sciences
Abstract
Necessitated by poor performance recorded in recent years, this descriptive study sought to establish the
impact of students and teacher characteristics on performance in the Nursing registration examination.
The study combined both qualitative and quantitative methods. Quantitative data was collected using
self-administered semi structured questionnaires from 75 KRCHNgraduates working at Kenyatta National
Hospital.
The study areas were purposively selected and the study subjects selected through simple random sampling.
Qualitative data was collected using a study guide from lecturers' Secondary data on past performance in the
examination was used to supplement the findings.
The data was subjected to Pearson product moment correlation to establish the relationship between nurse
graduate, teacher characteristics and performance in the NCKexamination. Results of the study showed a
very strong correlation (r=l, p

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