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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(6), 450-458
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Efficiency of Problem Based Learning Course at College of Nursing in Egypt and KSA: Comparative Study

Lamiaa Ismail Keshk1, , Shereen A Ahmed Qalawa2 and Sanaa Abd El-Azim3

1Department of Nursing Administration, Faculty of Nursing, Helwan University

2Department of Medical – Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Port-Said University

3Department of Hospital Administration, Faculty of Nursing, Port- Said University

Pub. Date: April 23, 2016

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Lamiaa Ismail Keshk, Shereen A Ahmed Qalawa and Sanaa Abd El-Azim. Efficiency of Problem Based Learning Course at College of Nursing in Egypt and KSA: Comparative Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(6):450-458. doi: 10.12691/education-4-6-3


Background: In Nursing Field competence is crucial to ensuring secure, moral and legal nursing performance. A variety of instruction approaches' are used in nursing instruction to improve graduate proficiency. The Problem Based Learning approach to learning in medical education can be considered as the mainly significant educational advance in the previous 35 years. Problem-based learning is promoted as a mean to facilitate critical thinking and self-directed learning among nursing students. Several nursing curriculums are using Problem-based learning in an attempt to help undergraduates to develop advanced level skills correlated with professional nursing performance. Aim: To evaluate efficiency of the Problem Based Learning Course at of in and KSA. Subject and methods: A descriptive analytic study design was conducted. The study sample was consists of 140 undergraduate nursing students in Port Said University, Egypt and 74 from Qassim University of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Results: This study revealed that the mean of Qassim nursing students were higher than mean of Port Said nursing students regarding items related to efficiency of course teaching by PBL with statistically significance difference between both groups. Conclusion: These findings revealed that Qassim university students were more satisfying with efficiency of the course teaching by PBL comparing with Port - Said university students with statistically significance differences between two groups.

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