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December 2019 Vol. 7 No.12

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 7(12) pp. 506-516, December, 2019 

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3596647


Original Research Article

Nursing studentsí perception regarding health promotion and health education

 
 
 

Mr. Fazal Rahman1*, Mr. Muhammad Hussain2, Dr. Muhammad Afzal3, and Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gilani4

 

1Nursing student Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
2Assistant professor, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
3HOD, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
4DEAN, Faculty of Allied Health Science, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

*Corresponding Authorís E-mail: fazalrahmanbsn010@gmail.com

Accepted December 25, 2019

 

Abstract

 

Promoting health is a key component of nursing practice- By helping nurses change individuals, society and healthcare system by promoting the health of individuals, families, communities and populations. The aim of the study was to show the understanding of nursing studentís perception regarding health education and health promotion. Cross sectional study design was carried out in Lahore School of Nursing, the University of Lahore for 4 months from September 2019 to December 2019. This study was done on 135 nursing students selected through convenient sampling method from Lahore School of Nursing, the University of Lahore. Data was collected by modified questionnaire adopted from (Halcomb, 2010) to understand the perception of nursing students regarding health promotion and health education. This study finds out that 90% n=122 participants have positive perception regarding health promotion and health education. Although there were some signs that nursing students were introduced to the concept of health promotion as a socio-ecological strategy that integrates changes in the economy, policy, organization and climate. This socio-ecological approach was not viewed by the majority of student nurses as having a role modeling faculty or nurses. Students nurses to be recognized as future high quality health promoters, collaborates with wellbeing advancement leaders, and effectively teach nursing education. There is a need to made changes in the nursing curriculum to reflect appropriate and accurate health promotion concepts and performed health promoting behaviors which have strong impact on individual health.

Keywords: Health education, Health promotion, Nursing student, Perception








 








 





















 









































































 










 







































 










 

 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
                         

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