EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF NURSING UNDERGRADUATES BASED ON DREEM MODEL IN INSTITUTE OF NURSING, CMH LAHORE MEDICAL COLLEGE

Dreem Model in Institute of Nursing

  • Wazir Ahmed Combined Military Hospital Lahore Pakistan
  • Shazia Tufail Combined Military Hospital Lahore Pakistan
  • Hamid Nawaz Combined Military Hospital Lahore Pakistan
  • Naghmana Sana Combined Military Hospital Lahore Pakistan
  • Hamid Shamim Combined Military Hospital Lahore Pakistan
Keywords: DREEM, Educational environment, Nursing students

Abstract

Objective: To assess the undergraduate nursing educational environment in Institute of Nursing, CMH Lahore Medical College.
Study Design: Descriptive (cross sectional) study.
Place and Duration of Study: Institute of Nursing, CMH Lahore Medical College from 01 December 2014 to 01 January 2015.
Material and Methods: The study was performed on 69 nursing students using the already validated Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure (DREEM) questionnaire (50 items on a 0-4 Likert scale). The items, as well as scale scores were compared among nursing students. Data was analyzed by SPSS 16 using one sample test.
Results: The mean total score was 131.77 out of a maximum of 200 (SD 12.309) which corresponds to 65.88% of the maximum score indicating positively perceived environment. The sub-scale with the highest mean score was the Students’ Perception of Learning for which the mean score was 32.61(SD 3.469) corresponding to 67.9% of the maximum score. The lowest mean score was for the Perceptions of the Atmosphere which was 29.61(SD 4.725) corresponding to 61.6% of the maximum score.
Conclusion: The present study revealed that all groups of nursing students perceived the learning environment highly positively. Nevertheless, the study also revealed areas of learning environment which can be improved further

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Published
2016-06-30
How to Cite
Ahmed, W., Tufail, S., Nawaz, H., Sana, N., & Shamim, H. (2016). EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF NURSING UNDERGRADUATES BASED ON DREEM MODEL IN INSTITUTE OF NURSING, CMH LAHORE MEDICAL COLLEGE. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 66(3), 444-48. Retrieved from https://mail.pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/1366
Section
Medical Education