Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[Health concept of nursing students (BSc)]

NÉMETH Anikó1, BÁRSONYNÉ KIS Klára1, LOBÁNOV-BUDAI Éva1

OCTOBER 30, 2014

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2014;27(05)

[Aim of the study: Assessing the effect of health pedagogy and health development courses on the health concept of nursing students (BSc). The authors assumed that attending these courses will enhance the health perception of the students. Sample and methods: This follow-up study was conducted in September 2013 and in May 2014 involving second-year nursing students (N=61). Drawing and discussing the pictures provided the material for the analysis. Results: Physical, social and emotional dimensions were the most emphatic at both samplings, whereas after the courses the importance of mental, spiritual dimensions and society was significantly higher. The pictures were more detailed (p<0.001), the number of each dimension and their elements was elevated. The importance of living and natural environment was also present. Conclusions: Attending the courses in health pedagogy and health development enhances and broadens the health concept of nursing students.]

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