Clinical supervision of nursing students in nursing homes

an integrative literature review


  • Sofia Peixoto Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Ana Paula Ferreira Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Andreia Dias Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Margarida Reis Santos Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto, CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Porto, Portugal



clinical supervision, nursing students, clinical teaching, nursing homes


Introduction: The global demographic aging will determine an increasing number of people with long-term care needs, particularly in nursing homes. It's hard and re contextters for these. It is important for nurses' supervisors to have competences in gerontogeriatric nursing, to be a positive influence on nursing students.

Objective: To analyze the teaching factors, the teaching practices of clinical teaching in relatives of the elderly to contribute to the improvement of the quality of supervision practices in these environments.

Methods: An integrative literature review, carried out in the content aggregator of the Virtual Library of the Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto and in the Trip Medical Database, in a temporal strategy between 2014 and October 2021. Data were extracted using a table, which helped in the content analysis.

Results: Of the 53 articles identified, 9 studies were included in this review. From the data synthesis, the following factors emerged: the student's characteristics, the teaching-learning context, the supervisory relationship and the clinical teaching equipment.

Conclusion: Initial training is maximized as learning experiences in this sector, due to the recognized potential of these environments, with a view to a personal description of the qualified contexts for this sector.


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How to Cite

Peixoto, S., Ferreira, A. P. ., Dias, A. ., & Santos, M. R. . (2022). Clinical supervision of nursing students in nursing homes: an integrative literature review . Millenium - Journal of Education, Technologies, and Health, 2(10e), 211–221.



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