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Career Choice of Male Nursing Students and Factors Influencing Their Career Choice
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  • Journal title : Journal of muscle and joint health
  • Volume 22, Issue 3,  2015, pp.177-184
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Muscle and Joint Health
  • DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2015.22.3.177
 Title & Authors
Career Choice of Male Nursing Students and Factors Influencing Their Career Choice
Jeong, Ki Su; Ju, Hyeon Ok;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to evaluate career choice of male nursing students and identify factors influencing their career choice. Methods: Subjects were 123 male nursing junior and senior students in B city, U city, and GN area. Career types were classified into a hospital nurse and a community nurse. Subjects were asked about 29 items of nurse image and 31 items of satisfaction on clinical practice. The collected data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, average and standard deviation, t-test, -test, and logistic regression, using SPSS 21.0 program. Results: The percentage of career choice which subjects hoped when admitted into nursing universities consisted of hospital nurses of 77.2%, while the percentage changed to hospital nurses of 52.8% at the time of this survey. The nurse image represented as an influencing factor, and it was found that if nurse image score increased one unit, the hoping units of career type of hospital nurse increased 2.69 times. Conclusion: The educational institutions have to provide career education programs and information concerned to not only hospital nurses but also community nurses, and further studies on the positioning and expanding roles of community male nurses need to be conducted.
 Keywords
Male;Nursing student;Career choice;Nurse;Image;
 Language
Korean
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