Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP
Print version ISSN 0080-6234
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CARVALHO, Maria Dalva de Barros; PELLOSO, Sandra Marisa; VALSECCHI, Elizabeth A.S.S. and COIMBRA, Jorséli A.H.. Nursing students expectations regarding their inicial hospital training. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 1999, vol.33, n.2, pp.200-206. ISSN 0080-6234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62341999000200012.
The first experience in hospital training may create tensions and anxieties. These feelings interfere negatively in the teaching - learning process. The aim of this paper was to investigate the expectations of Nursing Fundamentals II students regarding their initial hospital training. Second-year students of the Nursing Course offered by Universidade Estadual de Maringá (state of Paraná, Brazil,) were chosen as subjects of this investigation. The students revealed a state of anxiety when confronting technical procedures, relationship with patients and evolution. By reflecting on these aspects instructor the may increase the teaching-learning efficiency and humanize the professional training.
Keywords : Anxiety; Teaching-learning; Supervised professional training.