The Impact of Creative Drama on Nursing Students’ Knowledge of Nursing Processes and Case Analysis Skills

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Case analysis, creative drama, nursing process, nursing students


The aim of the study is to determine the impact of creative drama on the nursing students’ knowledge of nursing processes and case analysis skills. This quasi-experimental study was carried out with 59 first-year nursing students between May 02 and June 30, 2021. The students were divided into experimental (n=30) and control groups (n=29) according to their grade point averages, with all students simultaneously receiving online theoretical information on nursing processes from the same lecturer. The case analysis study was conducted with creative drama in the experimental group, and with the conventional lecture and discussion method in the control group. The data were collected with descriptive characteristics form, The Nursing Process Knowledge Form, Patient Diagnosis Form, The Nursing Process Form, Case Evaluation Form and Feedback Form. The nursing process knowledge mean score and case analysis mean score (16.20 ± 2.51 and 22.73 ± 9.07, respectively) of the students in the experimental group were found to be statistically significantly higher compared to the students in the control group (15.27 ± 3.28 and 15.14 ± 9.28, respectively). A high level of positive statistical correlation was found between the nursing process knowledge mean scores and case analysis mean scores of the students (r = 0.986, p = 0.000).  All students in the experimental group referred to the creative drama and case analysis process as helpful in communication (n=12), fun (n=11), useful (n=8) and memorable (n=10). Creative drama was observed to be effective in the nursing process knowledge and case analysis skills of nursing students. 


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Eren, H., & Can, S. (2022). The Impact of Creative Drama on Nursing Students’ Knowledge of Nursing Processes and Case Analysis Skills. Euroasia Journal of Mathematics, Engineering, Natural & Medical Sciences, 9(23), 32–40.