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The Effect of a Convergence Multi-cultural Nursing Education Program on Cultural Competence and Empathy for Nursing Students
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 13, Issue 12,  2015, pp.337-346
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.12.337
 Title & Authors
The Effect of a Convergence Multi-cultural Nursing Education Program on Cultural Competence and Empathy for Nursing Students
Lee, Grace Chang-keum; Park, Yeon-Suk; Lee, Hye-Kyung; Lee, Keum-Jae;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the effect of a convergence multicultural nursing education on cultural competence and empathy for nursing students. Method: This used a total of 85 samples with an experimental group and a control group and pre-and post-testing. The samples comprised of 85 third-year nursing students enrolled in the BSN program were divided into an experimental group (n=45) from college J and an control group (n=40) from college K. Results: The experimental group of students who attended a convergence multicultural nursing education program increased the level of cultural competence and empathy significantly. But the control group of students who did not receive multicultural nursing education program had no significant increase. Conclusion: The study proves that a convergence multicultural nursing education program has a positive impact on the improvement of cultural competence and empathy for nursing students.
 Keywords
convergence;multi-cultural nursing education;cultural competence;empathy;reflective journal;
 Language
Korean
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