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  • Journal title : Journal of East-West Nursing Research
  • Volume 21, Issue 2,  2015, pp.156-164
  • Publisher : East-west Nursing Research Institute,Kyung Hee University
  • DOI : 10.14370/jewnr.2015.21.2.156
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Relationship between Assertiveness and Attitudes toward Nurse-Physician Collaboration in General Hospital Nurses
Lee, Sangmin; Sohn, Suekyung;
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Purpose: This study was conducted to identify the relationship of assertiveness and attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration in general hospital nurses. Methods: The subjects were 196 clinical nurses from two general hospitals in P city. Data were collected from August 1 to 30, 2014 and analyzed by SPSS 18.0 program using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, test, and Pearson`s correlation coefficients. Results: The mean scores of assertiveness and attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration were and , respectively. Assertiveness and attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration according to the general characteristics showed significant differences on the numbers of advisors and job satisfaction. There was a significant positive correlation between assertiveness and attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration. Conclusion: Based on results of this study, additional variables related to attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration need to be identified. Educational programs to improve the attitudes toward nurse-physician collaboration should be developed.
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