28th International Conference on Pediatrics, Neonatology and Pediatric Nursing
Singapore City, Singapore
University of Sulaimani, Iraq
Title: The gap between theory and practice in the nursing education
Biography: Atiya Kareem Mohammed
Ultimately, the goal of nursing education is to granite professional and clinical competencies which would in turn enhance the
quality of nursing care.
The theory/practice gap has long been highlighted as one of the biggest problems hindering the advancement of nurse sciences
and nursing students also Several research studies which have been conducted all to identify discrepancies and discontinuities
between what is taught in the classroom and what is practiced in clinical situations.
Therefore, this paper raises pertinent issues regarding an obvious gap that prevails between theory and practice in nursing
The paper identifies the causes, effects and practical solutions of the theory-practice gap in Nursing education, in particular,
in the teaching profession.
Key words: Theory and Practice gap, causes and solusions.