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Introduction: Students' perceptions of how clinical faculty behave and relate to them (both ‎positively and negatively) were noted to influence their anxiety levels and consequently their ‎ability to learn and perform safely and effectively.‎

 Objective: This study aims to determine the relationship between clinical faculties' manner of ‎teaching behaviors and nursing students' anxiety from students' viewpoint at Guilan ‎University of Medical Sciences in ‎‏2007‏‎.‎

Materials and methods: In this descriptive corelational study ‎‏171‏‎ second, third and fourth ‎year baccalaureate nursing students completed three questionnaires: an investigator designed ‎students demographic data questionnaire, the clinical teaching survey and a self-evaluation ‎questionnaire, designed to measure state anxiety.‎

Results: Findings of the Pearson's correlations indicated there were moderate negative ‎correlations between the personally(r=‎‏-0.63‏‎, p<‎‏0.0001‏‎) and professionally(r=‎‏-0.47‏‎, p<‎‏0.0001‏‎) ‎teaching behaviors of clinical faculty and students' state of anxiety. Covariate analysis ‎revealed that indirectly, students' age, marital status and unit of clinical training effected ‎statistically significant on anxiety.

‎ Conclusion: Finding indicated that clinical faculty should be intentionally aware of how their ‎teaching behaviors are perceived by students and influence student anxiety during clinical ‎experiences.‎

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/17 | Accepted: 2014/08/17 | Published: 2014/08/17