Journal article Open Access
Kainat Jalal; Muhammad Hussain; Muhammad Afzal; Syed Amir Gilani
Nurses are regarded as the heart of the healthcare system. They include the biggest ratio of labor force in every healthcare sets globally. In nursing, it is important to realize about students satisfaction with their undergraduate studies, as feelings of distress can be detected in students who are disappointed and can impact their academic lives, their professional future, their working setting and interactions, as well as people with whom they will work together and the care facilities they will deliver. The aim of the study was to assess the undergraduate nursing student’s satisfaction with nursing program. A descriptive cross-sectional design would be used in this research study. The population for this study was the nursing students including BSN and Post-RN BS nursing from Lahore School of Nursing. Sample size was 134 for the study. Random sampling technique was used for this study. The likert scale questionnaire was used with 56 questions. Curriculum and instruction shows mean score ±0.86, clinical practices mean score is ±0.901, faculty of nursing facilities mean score is ±0.89, faculty of nursing climate mean score ±0.895, academic and personal development mean score was ±0.8505, follow-up of academic progress mean score was ±0.8152, causes that prevent students from being nurses mean score was ±0.8784. The study findings showed positive satisfaction of the students with the nursing program. This may reflect the future role of students in providing high quality nursing care. The nursing image should improve for the society and also for the students for being in nursing field.