Exploring the live experiences of the nursing faculty, working in public sector institutions of Punjab regarding educational transformation from diploma to degree programme

Authors

  • Rahila Mushtaq University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Mansoor Ghani Institute of Nursing, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Naveeda Iqbal College of Nursing, Nishtar Medical University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Samina Kausar Institute of Nursing, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Misbah Hanif Shaikh Fatima College of Nursing, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sumera Jabeen Shaikh Fatima College of Nursing, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.9630

Keywords:

Nursing education, Nursing faculty, Attention, Policy

Abstract

The objective of the study was to explore the faculty’s views regarding nursing education transformation from diploma to degree programme. Phenomenological descriptive qualitative approach was adopted to explore the experiences of 10 nursing faculty members who were teaching for more than two years in two public sector nursing colleges (inclusion criteria) in Punjab—College of Nursing, Jinnah Hospital Lahore, and College of Nursing, Nishtar Hospital, Multan—from 2021 to 2022. Data was collected by in-depth interviews of the 10 participants. It was tape recorded, transcribed, and analysed by using Braun and Clarke`s thematic analysis technique. Seven themes were derived, in which good transition, change in instructional methodology, several strengths of degree programme, higher authorities' ignorance, lack of resources, resources can be managed at government level as well as institutional level, positive impact, improved skills in all dimensions were the main elements.

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Published

2024-01-20

How to Cite

Mushtaq, R., Mansoor Ghani, Naveeda Iqbal, Samina Kausar, Misbah Hanif, & Sumera Jabeen. (2024). Exploring the live experiences of the nursing faculty, working in public sector institutions of Punjab regarding educational transformation from diploma to degree programme. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 74(2), 387–390. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.9630

Issue

Section

Short Communication / Short Report