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Impact of COVID-19 on nursing students: what does the evidence tell us?
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    Impact of COVID-19 on nursing students: what does the evidence tell us?

    This reply is in response to the above published article on March 22, 2022. The article was very informative and captivating due to the focus being on relations to "The impact COVID-19 on nursing students". After reading this article I was able to understand the prevalence of mental health problems and sleep disturbance among nursing students during the pandemic. The pandemic has brought so much hurt to persons between losing a family or losing a job or anything beneficial to help them provide. The effect the pandemic has on students, has been very disturbing. As the article spoke about how transitioning has affected the mental health and sleeping problems, it was so relatable because in The Bahamas, student nurses and registered nurses have been affected drastically.
    This article has given me a more global view on how COVID-19 made a negative impact. In the Bahamas, COVID- 19 devastated all forms of jobs and the people that make up the jobs. The results from the survey from the students inside this article showed how 80% were worried about the impact of transition and 62% were worried about management of the workload. In The Bahamas, nursing students were affected in several ways, such as not being able to find resources to do the classes, not being able to complete any labs or clinicals which became a set back and placed myself and others in a very depressing state. In the article under “As a nurse” due to the need of nurses, students were pushed at the f...

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