The nursing theses prepared in Turkey and characteristics of them

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Funda Ozpulat



Aim: This study is intended to reveal characteristics of nursing theses in Turkey between the years of 2008-2013. Methods: The study is conducted electronically scanning National Thesis Center between 11 January 2014 and 03 March 2014, the theses published between the years 2008-2013 are included in the research. Results: The nursing theses of each year are scanned separately in the National Thesis Center, 1461 theses can be accessed electronically. Theses are examined on the basis of the 4 main features as the years of preparation of the theses, the types of the theses, the topics of the theses and theses of the department of nursing. With examined nursing theses; it is seen that there is statistically significant relationship among the year of dissertations, the topics of the theses and of the theses made in the nursing department, Conclusion: Theses of the nursing still remain limited among the theses submitted to the National Center and theses are mainly for the master's theses.

Keywords: nursing, theses prepared, Turkey, characteristics.


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