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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Interpretive Exercises in Improving the Interpretive Ability of Basic B.sc. Nursing Students on Selected Radio-diagnostic Images in a College of Nursing in Karnataka


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Interpretive exercises are effective tools for the evaluation of higher learning outcomes. The present study applies this concept into one of the least explored areas in nursing research. An interpretive exercise session was conducted to identify its applicability to teach the students the interpretation of radio-diagnostic images. It was found that the students' ability to interpret the radio-diagnostic images was improved through the interpretive exercise session. There was a significant improvement in the posttest interpretive ability scores of the students who were exposed to the session. It was encouraging to see that the students were interested in learning the radio-diagnostic images.

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Interpretative Exercises, Interpretative Ability, Undergraduate Nursing Students And Radio Diagnostic Images.
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Authors

A. K. Krishnendhu
Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, Karnataka, India
S. D. Elsa
Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, Karnataka, India
Malathi K. Rao V.R.K.
Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Abstract


Interpretive exercises are effective tools for the evaluation of higher learning outcomes. The present study applies this concept into one of the least explored areas in nursing research. An interpretive exercise session was conducted to identify its applicability to teach the students the interpretation of radio-diagnostic images. It was found that the students' ability to interpret the radio-diagnostic images was improved through the interpretive exercise session. There was a significant improvement in the posttest interpretive ability scores of the students who were exposed to the session. It was encouraging to see that the students were interested in learning the radio-diagnostic images.

Keywords


Interpretative Exercises, Interpretative Ability, Undergraduate Nursing Students And Radio Diagnostic Images.

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