Effects of a Peer Evaluation Technique on Nursing Students' Anxiety Levels

Patricia Stewart, Debbie Greene, Sallie Coke

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Techniques to help decrease students' stress and anxiety during a nursing program can be beneficial to their overall health and mental well-being. A quasi-experimental design was used to examine if a peer evaluation technique during clinical skill practice sessions decreases anxiety prior to skill performance evaluation with nursing faculty. Participant feedback supports the integration of a peer evaluation technique when learning clinical skills.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-222
Number of pages4
JournalNurse educator
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018


  • anxiety
  • clinical skills
  • nursing student
  • peer evaluation
  • stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • LPN and LVN


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