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The Impact Of Pro-Life Education On Abortion Attitude Among College Students In Nepal, Maya Shrestha Jun 2013

The Impact Of Pro-Life Education On Abortion Attitude Among College Students In Nepal, Maya Shrestha

Master of Science in Nursing Theses

Since the legalization of abortion in Nepal in 2002, the number of induced abortions has increased. Various national and international organizations have been giving greater attention and effort to enhancing the public’s knowledge on legal abortion. However, little research on pro-life education and its impact on abortion attitude have been conducted in Nepal and around the world at large. The purpose of this research was to explore the impact of pro-life education on abortion attitude among college students in Nepal.

This one group pretest posttest study was based on the cognitive dissonance theory (CDT) which postulates that education brings ...


A Descriptive Study Of Service-Learning On Social Justice And Leadership Perceptions In Senior Bsn Students, Lindsay S. Tucholski May 2013

A Descriptive Study Of Service-Learning On Social Justice And Leadership Perceptions In Senior Bsn Students, Lindsay S. Tucholski

Master of Science in Nursing Theses

Service-learning (SL) is proposed as a pedagogical method by the American Associate of Colleges of Nursing (AACN, 2008) for achieving the essential of professionalism and professional values (Essential VIII), which includes the concept of social justice. Along with the concept of social justice being discussed in Essential VIII, the concept of leadership is discussed throughout the AACN Essentials. SL has been implemented in many educational settings across the United States, including nursing. There continues to be a lack of quantitative research on service-learning to qualify it as an evidenced-based teaching strategy. The purpose of this study was to assess if ...