Swedish nursing students report that campus education supports research utilisation more than clinical education, but support varies between universities
- Early Years Division, School of Community and Health Sciences, London, UK
- Correspondence to: Dr Janice Christie
Early Years Division, School of Community and Health Sciences, 20 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7QN, UK;
Implications for practice and research
■ Nursing students can have varied views of the educational support they receive for research utilisation skill developments from different universities’ programmes.
■ Students appear to report lower levels of educational support for research utilisation from practice-based than academic settings.
■ Students may report lower capabilities in implementing and evaluating evidence-based practice (EBP) in clinical settings, than searching for and critically appraising evidence.
■ Further research may be undertaken to determine the nature and extent of differences between pre-registration nursing education institutions’ support for learning in research utilisation skills.
■ Additional studies may consider an in-depth evaluation of the relationship between perceived educational …