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A comparative study of the undergraduate nursing curriculum in China and Iran
Simin Hojjatoleslami , Fatemeh Cheraghi , Seyed Reza Borzou *
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Science, Hamadan, Iran , Borzureza@gmail.com
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Introduction:Training nursing staff with the necessary skills for effective clinical practice, efficient and appropriate care is essential which requires the promotion of nursing education so the aim of comparative comparison of undergraduate nursing education programs in China and Iran.
methods: This descriptive-comparative study was conducted in 1399 with a search in Persian and English databases based on Bereday model in four stages of description, interpretation, proximity and comparison.
Results: Nursing education programs are different in both countries. China's advantages are its attention to international languages from pre-school basis of globalization, communication and internationalization in the philosophy of the discipline and the important place of traditional Chinese medicine courses and
disadvantages: long periods of study, lack of independent nursing, training by physicians, and late bedside. Advantages of Iran: Detailed explanation of all the elements of the course, starting the internship and attending the students' bedside from the beginning of studying and teaching nursing courses by nursing specialists.
Conclusion: Common challenges due to the many similarities between the two countries' education are: student admission through a national exam without an interview, The presence of final year students in the clinic alone and the shortage of nurses due to the aging population, has led to an increase in the number of admissions to universities that require quality assurance. Therefore, it is suggested to plan and implement an appropriate solution for the challenges.
Keywords: Comparative, Bachelor of Nursing, Nursing Curriculum, Bereday Model, Iran and China
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Type of Study: Nursing Education | Subject: nursing
Received: 2021/05/2 | Accepted: 2022/03/7 | Published: 2022/04/30

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