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Concept Mapping a Nursing Model for Care Planning

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 1205-1210

Keywords : Concept mapping; nursing model; care planning;

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A concept mapping is a way of representing relationships between ideas, images, or words. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of concept mapping as a learning strategy for UG nursing students to plan and evaluate nursing care during their clinical practice. A quasi-experimental pre- and post test design was used to examine the content and differences of concept map care plans constructed by B. Sc. Nursing students (N=50) of selected nursing institution of Uttrakhand. Total enumeration sampling technique was used for data collection. Pre test mean= 8.48,& SD=2.636 and post test mean=14.78,& SD=3.218. , t-value is 11.317, shows a significance improvement, which indicated concept mapping care planning is highly effective strategy for nursing students in clinical care nursing. Students completed a Satisfaction rating scale to evaluate student’s level of satisfaction with use of concept map care planning, on satisfaction rating scale minimum score = 37, maximum score =56, mean =49.1& SD =3.818, in which 25 % of sample scored ›47,& 50 % of sample scored 49 or ‹49,& 75 % of sample scored between 47 to 52, which is very high. It shows satisfaction level of Nursing Students regarding concept mapping care plan is very high.

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