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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2019, 11(6): 82-89 Back to browse issues page
Comparison of the Educational System and the Newest Nursing Graduate Curriculum in Iran and Toronto: A Comparative Study
Ali Tajabadi1, Mirhossein Aghaei2, Mostafa Roshanzadeh 3
1- Instructor, Faculty Member of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran
2- Department of Nursing, faculty of Medicine, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Nursing, faculty of Medicine, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , mroshanzadeh62@gmail.com
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Introduction: Nursing education has been developing rapidly in recent decades as part of the higher education system. It is worrying to pay attention to the quantity of training and neglect of the quality and efficiency of students led to this study the lack of comparing the structure of the nursing bachelor's degree in Iran with other countries. The aim is identify and compare the nursing bachelor program in Iran and Toronto, Canada.
Methods: This descriptive - comparative study was carried out in 2017. In order to compare the elements of Iran and Canada nursing undergraduate training programs, Internet search was performed by collecting the information and using the four-step model of implementation of the programs.
Results: Both programs are full-time, in-person, with emphasis on student-centered principals. There are differences in structure but similarities in goals, roles and abilities. At Toronto, some courses are offered online, while evaluating practical lessons by pass / Fail. Stressing critical thinking is also emphasized in Toronto.
Conclusions: The turning point for the Toronto program is two years (three semesters), Of course, having passed the courses (humanities), students get a good understanding of the nature of humanity and altruism, with interest and motivation. In Iran, due to the growing needs of graduates and the expectations of graduates, there is a need for fundamental changes in the structure, content and educational technique. Therefore, it is advisable to review the Iranian curriculum in addition to the suggestions of the texts.
Keywords: Comparative Study, Educational System, Curriculum, Nursing Baccalaureate, Toronto, Canada
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: New Approaches to Curriculum Design
Received: 2018/01/2 | Accepted: 2018/11/13 | Published: 2019/02/12
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tajabadi A, Aghaei M, roshanzadeh M. Comparison of the Educational System and the Newest Nursing Graduate Curriculum in Iran and Toronto: A Comparative Study . Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2019; 11 (6) :82-89
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