integrated knowledge, knowledge acquisition, nursing students, problem-based learning



  1. Gonzalez-Jimenez, Emilio PhD
  2. Enrique-Miron, Carmen PhD
  3. Gonzalez-Garcia, Juan A. PhD
  4. Fernandez-Carballo, Daniel MD


We conducted an observational study with 150 undergraduate nursing students to verify the usefulness of problem-based learning in the classroom and to ascertain whether this methodology facilitated the development of their knowledge acquisition skills. Problem-based learning fostered the development of integrated knowledge acquisition skills among nursing students.