28th International Conference on Pediatrics, Neonatology and Pediatric Nursing
Singapore City, Singapore
Sulaimani University, Iraq
Title: Student’s satisfaction with nursing program at the Sulaimani College of Nursing
Biography: Atiya Kareem Mohammed
Introduction & Objective: Nursing students’ satisfaction with their undergraduate program is essential and can serve as
an instrument of assessment of institutional effectiveness and success. The main objective is to evaluate and understanding
student satisfaction with nursing program in areas of curriculum, college environment, Faculty and clinical interaction with
the college of nursing at University of Sulaimani.
Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted for 170 students in nursing college at University of Sulaimani, from period of
1st November to 25th February to identify their satisfaction with the nursing program. A non-probabilitypurposive sampling
technique was applied to 170 the students of nursing studying in the second to fourth year. A questionnaire was constructed
by the researcher to elicit the detailed information related to study objectives. Subjects were completed as interview technique.
Content and face validity of the instrument was established, and the reliability was measured by using Cronbach’s alpha=0.96
formula in the questionnaire list. All statistical computation is enhanced using statistical method (SPSS 21).
Results: The result of the study showed that frequent age group between 18-22 years (91.2%), the majority of them female
(72.9%), about the marital status most of them were single (88.2%), the academic level, (34.7%) of them 2nd stage (29.4%) 3rd
stage and (35.9%) of them 4th stage, the majority of them were living in dormitory (58.2%) most of the students graduated
from high school (89.4%). More than half (51.76%) of the study participants were barely satisfied, younger students had greater
satisfaction comparing their peers. There were no significant associations between students' satisfaction with the nursing
program dimensions and participant's age and academic level.
Conclusion: Generally, the findings of the study showed that students' satisfaction with a nursing program was neutral. The
study gets the attention to the many positive as well as negative aspects of the clinical experience of the nursing students at the
college, and the need to rethink clinical skills training in nursing education.