Perspect Nurs Sci.  2017 Oct;14(2):70-80. 10.16952/pns.2017.14.2.70.

Perception on Nursing Practice of Total Care Service in Nursing Students

Affiliations
  • 1Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Eulji University, Seongnam, Korea. ciamkcho@eulji.ac.kr
  • 2Undergraduate Student, College of Nursing, Eulji University, Seongnam, Korea.

Abstract

PURPOSE
This study aims to identify the factors that affect the expected frequency of performance and the importance in nursing practice of total care service recognized by nursing college students.
METHODS
This is a descriptive study. A self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted on 288 nursing students of E university and data was collected and analyzed using the SPSS program.
RESULTS
The average scores for the expected frequency of performance and the importance in nursing practice of total care service were 4.07±0.58 and 4.00±0.50 respectively. The expected frequency of performance was found to have a significantly positive correlation with the importance in nursing practice. Additionally, the factors that influenced the degree of recognition in the expected frequency of performance and the importance in nursing practice of total care service among nursing students were comfortable care and respiratory care, respectively.
CONCLUSION
The major finding of this study shows a significantly positive correlation between the expected frequency of performance and the importance in nursing practice. These results suggest that effective and systematic education is needed on factors affecting the expected frequency of performance and the importance in nursing practice for nursing college students.

Keyword

Nursing care; Work performance; Nursing students
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