Does Maths Anxiety Impact Drug Calculation Errors in Paramedicine?
thesisposted on 17.11.2020, 02:55 authored by EIHAB ABDULRAHMAN MAHMOOD KHASAWNEH
Maths anxiety is a widespread, worldwide problem affecting all age groups and can occur in all stages of education from primary schools till the higher education levels. The primary aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of maths anxiety on drug calculation performance of paramedic students. The findings of this thesis revealed that maths anxiety, can impact the drug calculation ability of the paramedic students by being negatively correlated with maths self-efficacy and positively correlated with numerical ability. Moreover, the thesis found that gender, year level and cultural background factors that are related to increasing levels of maths anxiety.