Perspect Nurs Sci.  2015 Apr;12(1):42-49. 10.16952/pns.2015.12.1.42.

Nursing Students' Awareness of Career Decision-making Self-efficacy, Career Search Behavior and Commitment to Career Choice

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  • 1College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. jinhyun@snu.ac.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to investigate nursing students' awareness of career decision-making self-efficacy, career search behavior and commitment to career choice.
METHODS
Data were collected using a self-report questionnaire from 397 nursing students in D city from October 1 to October 8, 2014.
RESULTS
The average score of career decision-making self-efficacy, career search behavior and commitment to career choice was 3.42, 3.08 and 3.27 on a Likert 5 point-scale respectively. Career decision-making self-efficacy and career search behavior were significantly different according to grade of subject. There were positive correlations between career decision-making self-efficacy, career search behavior and commitment to career choice.
CONCLUSION
It is necessary to develop an effective career support program from 1st grade to improve nursing student's career decision-making self-efficacy, career search behavior and commitment to career choice.

Keyword

Career decision-making self-efficacy; Career search behavior; Commitment to career choice; Nursing student

MeSH Terms

Career Choice*
Humans
Nursing*
Surveys and Questionnaires
Students, Nursing
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