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Die gebruik van die sweedse skaal by die keuring van verpleegkunde studente aan die randse Afrikaanse Universiteit

Annali Basson, Annatjie Botes
Curationis | Vol 12, No 3/4 | a249 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v12i3/4.249 | © 1989 Annali Basson, Annatjie Botes | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 26 September 1989 | Published: 26 September 1989

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Annali Basson, (Mede-Professor, RAU) D. Verpleegkunde (US), South Africa
Annatjie Botes, (snr Lektor, RA U) M. CUR (RAU), South Africa

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Abstract

Students applying to follow the B. Cur. degree at the Rand Afrikaans University are subjected to a selection process. In spite o f the selection process the drop-out rate is high. An attempt is being made to evaluate the present academic selection process. The amended Smeltzer method is used as a point o f departure to correlate with the model proposed by the University administration. The academic predictions are implemented on the Swedish formula and a cut-off point is obtained according to a sliding scale proposed fo r academic selection. With the abovementioned two methods it appears that the selected population has the most successful academic results if the cut-off point o f the amended Smeltzer method and the Swedish formula is 60 and 15 respectively.

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