Table 3

Site A viewpoint 2: Non-student centered program
Numbered statements Statement rankings across discrete viewpoints
1 2 3
25 The student feels overwhelmed by course requirements −4 3 −5
22 The clinical educator demonstrates lack of competence in his/her role 1 3 2
36 The clinical educator is unable to establish and maintain a positive l earning environment −2 2 0
43 The student perceives the clinical educator as threatening −1 2 −1
26 The student has a large gap in time between practice placements −5 1 −3
14 The student has difficulty communicating (verbally or non-verbally) −2 1 −2
27 The clinical educator encourages students to do things beyond their scope 3 1 2
10 The student does not respect the rights of patients 1 0 2
17 The student is unable to modify care based on emerging patient priorities 2 0 1
5 The student lacks the knowledge needed to assume care of assigned patients 0 −1 2
34 There are inconsistent expectations among clinical groups or faculty (skill, workload, hours) −2 −1 −3
12 The student is unable to control his/her nervousness −4 −1 −4
8 The student fails to perform care consistent with clinical guidelines (e.g. hand washing; confidentiality; body mechanic) 0 −2 3
38 The clinical educator does not role model established nursing standards 2 −2 0
4 The student does not demonstrate critical thinking through the nursing process 0 −2 0
31 The clinical educator does not enforce clinical program policies 1 −3 −1
39 The student responds defensively to constructive feedback −1 −3 −1
33 There are no clear guidelines for how to deal with specific behaviours in the clinical setting (when to fail someone or what is considered unsafe student practices) 0 −4 −2

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