Critical Incident Analysis in Nursing

2743 Words Mar 1st, 2012 11 Pages
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
A PROPOSAL ON THE TOPIC:
CAUSES OF HIGH FAILURE OF STUDENT NURSES AT LICENSURE EXAMINATION
A STUDY AT KORLE-BU AND NURSES MIDWIFERY TRAINING COLLEGE
BY
IRENE TALATA AVOKA
INDEX NUMBER: SC/NUS/10/0088
27TH JANUARY, 2011.

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
OVERVIEW
This chapter introduces the research that is to be carried out and specifically informs readers of the document on the background of the study, problem statement, and statement of purpose, research questions, objectives, conceptual / theoretical frame work, variables and operational definitions.
Background of the study
Examination is the most reliable way of determining the level of intelligence of students in
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This is a confirming fact that student nurses failed massively at the 2011 licensure examination and this calls for the need for research into the matter.
The researcher aim is to identify the factors that caused the high failure of student nurses at the licensure exams at the Korle-Bu Nurses and Midwifery Training College, Accra.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of the study is to establish the factors that caused the high failure of student nurses at the licensure exams at the Korle-Bu Nurses and Midwifery Training College.
Research questions 1. What are the factors that caused the high failure of student nurses at the licensure exams at the Korle-Bu Nurses and Midwifery Training College? 2. What are the qualification levels of tutors teaching in the college? 3. What caliber of students (qualifications) are admitted into the Korle-Bu Nurses and Midwifery Training College? 4. What facilities are needed and are available for the training of students in the college. 5. What percentage of students passed in the various subjects at the licensure exams in the college? 6. What category and percentage of students (science, arts, agric) passed the licensure exams at the Korle-Bu Nurses and Midwifery Training College? 7. What are the effects of changes in school curriculum on students in the college?

GENERAL OBJECTIVE
To identify the factors that caused the high failure of student nurses at the licensure exams at the Korle-Bu Nurses and Midwifery