Perception of Staff Nurses on the Participation of Student Nurses of Tobruk University at Tobruk Medical Center

Marilou M. Gravides, Melina B. Basngi, Dorothy G. Buhat-Mendoza


Nursing is a profession that delivers care artfully with compassion, caring, and respect for each patient’s dignity. It embodies necessary skills, knowledge and attitude. Nurses acquired their knowledge and skills through baccalaureate, Master’s, or doctorate degree. During their baccalaureate where student nurses started to acquire necessary skills they need as a future nurse. At first, they are taught the skills in their Related Learning Experience from 1 to 4. The student nurses were required to do the graded return demonstrations for their clinical instructors to assess for the readiness of the students for clinical exposure in the hospital. The aim of the study is to determine the participation of the student nurses in providing quality care for the patients in Tobruk Medical Center as perceived by the staff nurses. After gathering and interpreting the data, it was found out female respondents perceived that students have high participation in providing care in promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative. On the other hand, the male respondents perceived that students have low participation in promotive, preventive and rehabilitative. They perceived that students have high participation in curative.


Perception; Clinical Participation; Clinical Practice.

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