Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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Lisa Hee


  • Review Article
    Experiences of Study Exchange Program in Australia from Asian Nursing Students` Perspectives
    Author(s): Rei-Mei Hong and Lisa HeeRei-Mei Hong and Lisa Hee

    Exchange programs are an important educational activity for student nurses. Each year, eight student nurses from a Taiwan University are chosen to go to Brisbane, Australia for one month as part of an exchange program. At the nursing exchange program, they not only attended labs, tutorials, simulations, lectures, and workshops, but also visited hospitals and aged care facilities. An explorative and descriptive approach was used to examine the experiences of eight student nurses. Four categories emerged from the analysis: 1) “Help from friendly environment,” 2) “having eye-opening experiences,” 3) “feeling home sick,” and 4) “feeling culture shock.” Although several studies have found similar findings, no recent studies discussing the experiences of Asian students in exchange programs in Western countries were found. The findings provide .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000286

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