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Determinants of Satisfaction with Training Process among Final Year Nursing Students at Kenya Medical Training College

Volume 1 - Issue 4

Kabanya C N1*, Karani A K2 and Mirie W3

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    • 11PhD Student, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    • 2Professor, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    • 3Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Kenya

    *Corresponding author: Kabanya C N, Kenya Medical Training College, University of Nairobi, EMBU, KENYA

Received: August 14, 2017;   Published: September 07, 2017

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000331

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Purpose: To identify the factors that influenced satisfaction with the training process among the final year nursing students in Kenya Medical Training College.

Method: This was a descriptive correlational study where both quantitative and qualitative data was collected from 300 students using a self-administered questionnaire comprising of closed and open ended questions.

Results: The quality of training was good. 93.6% of the students were satisfied while 0.7% was dissatisfied with the teaching and learning process. Results of regression analysis indicated that curriculum and instruction, teaching faculty, teaching learning resources, skills lab training and clinical supervision had a significant influence on teaching and learning process

Conclusion: During the training students acquired relevant skills needed to perform nursing duties such as critical thinking and problem solving skills, effective communication skills and self-confidence, ethical behavior and professional etiquette, emotional maturity and ability to work with other team members.

Keywords: Student Satisfaction; Teaching and Learning; Curriculum Instruction; Clinical Supervision

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