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Exploring the Factors Affecting Academic Performance of Undergraduate Nursing Students

Jawad Khaliq; Muhammad Hussain; Muhammad Afzal; Prof Dr. Syed Amir Gilani

Academic performance is the ability of students to manage their studies and the various tasks are given to them by their teachers. It includes the capability to study and remind information and to convey this knowledge acquired either verbally or in written (Elsabagh). A Cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted among the 135 nursing students of Lahore School of Nursing (BSCN (Bachelor of Science in nursing) and Post RN (Post-Registered Nurse), The University of Lahore, Pakistan from September 2019 to December 2019. The instrument used for the data collection was adopted questioner and a convenient sampling technique was used. The data collected through the questionnaires are tested using the SPS software. While the relationship between the variables was tested using the multiple linear regression test. Findings show that teaching method, time management, attendance of students, and sleep have a positive influence on the academic performance of nursing students. Racial ideology has a negative effect on tertiary education student’s academic performance. This study has discovered that teaching methods, attendance, time management, and sleep positively influence the academic performance of Undergraduates nursing students.

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