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Abstract : Contributions and limits of a clinical approach to work in the development of nursing students' identity This article focuses on nursing students' health issues when learning their profession. These issues are considered from their ability to endorse the responsibility of their acts to their assumption of performance of their practices in light of their professional identity. The aim was to study the contribution of the nursing students' activity analysis to the development of their professional identity throughout this reflective activity. The cross confrontation plan, in which video was used for observations, has enabled to show the evolution of the conflict of ideas between meaning and efficiency by the variation of the people involved, first of all the researcher, then another student and at last professional participants. Four voluntary students in their third year class, who most likely have developed more professional norms than the first year class students, have analyzed, among peers, a comparable care they made during a surgery work experience to some patients who were voluntary too. Willing to understand the global care, the students have chosen to be filmed while interacting with the patients. They wanted to go beyond the technical act. Therefore the indirect historical method of the clinical approach of activity has induced the development of the student's reflection both on their way nursing and on their way of being regarding the profession. They are learning. The dialogic observatory generated while the four nursing students and the four professional trainers were in reflective practice, has allowed to highlight how the discursive activity between students while accomplishing a care, has contributed to the transform their care and their professional identity all together. Moreover, among peers, the trainers have debated about the nursing activities and the professional identity. They have discussed capitalizing students' agreements for further use in teaching and questioned their own practices. Their exchanges, built upon watching significant video extracts of students' confrontations, led them to a better understanding of how the students may go beyond the set tasks, not only by making
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Béatrice Brignon, Jean Ravestein. APPORTS ET LIMITES DE LA CLINIQUE DE L'ACTIVITÉ À LA CONSTRUCTION IDENTITAIRE DES ÉTUDIANTS INFIRMIERS. Le travail humain, Presses Universitaires de France, 2015. ⟨hal-01777796⟩



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