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Factors Influencing Nursing Professionalism in Nursing Students: Clinical Learning Environment and Attitude toward Nurse-Physician Collaboration
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Factors Influencing Nursing Professionalism in Nursing Students: Clinical Learning Environment and Attitude toward Nurse-Physician Collaboration
Lee, Eun Kyung; Ji, Eun Joo;
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Purpose: This study was done to identify the influence of clinical learning environment and attitude toward physician-nurse collaboration on professionalism in nursing students. Method: The sample consisted of 317 nursing students. Data were collected from October 10 to December 20, 2014 and were analyzed using t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation and multiple linear regression with IBM SPSS statistics version 19. Results: The mean score for clinical learning environment was 3.15 out of 5. The mean score on the Jefferson scale attitude toward physician-nurse collaboration (JSAPNC) was 3.31 out of 4. The mean score for professionalism was 3.70 out of 5. The predictors of professionalism were major satisfaction, `care vs cure` for the JSAPNC and `patient relationship`, `student satisfaction` for clinical learning environment. Conclusions: Based on these results, educational programs to improve attitude toward physician-nurse collaboration and clinical learning environment should be developed.
Professionalism;Cooperative behaviour;Nursing education;Nursing students;
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