This study was aimed to evaluate the perspective of senior nursing students on nursing care in the home healthcare settings based on their experience within the context of public health nursing courses. A qualitative research design. Interviews were conducted with 13 senior nursing students by a using semi-structured interview guide between 22 December 2017 and 15 January 2018. Thematic analysis was used for analyzing the qualitative data. Thematic analysis deduced three themes; (i) security, (ii) personal traits, and (iii) working environment. Our findings addressing problems in-home healthcare settings should be considered to improve the quality of nursing care in-home healthcare settings. This qualitative study revealed how senior nursing students perceived the role of home healthcare nurses based on their theoretical knowledge and experience acquired during the practical training that allowed them to have a chance to observe nurses in their natural working environment. There is very little information about home healthcare nursing services with a knowledgeable and unbiased perspective. Therefore, the findings of this study establish an unbiased basis of information home healthcare nursing services provided by senior nursing students who will soon begin working as a nurse. The findings of this study underscore should be considered by academicians, nurses, other healthcare professionals practicing in this field, and decision-makers.
home care, caregiving, public health nursing, teamwork