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The Effects of Clinical Practice Satisfaction on Image of Dental Hygienists in Dental Hygiene Students
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  • Journal title : Journal of dental hygiene science
  • Volume 15, Issue 4,  2015, pp.457-464
  • Publisher : the Korean Society of Dental Hygiene science
  • DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.4.457
 Title & Authors
The Effects of Clinical Practice Satisfaction on Image of Dental Hygienists in Dental Hygiene Students
Han, Yang-Keum; Kim, Han-Hong;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between image of dental hygienists and clinical practice satisfaction of dental hygiene students. The subjects in the study were 706 female students who majored in dental hygiene at randomly selected colleges, which were located in Daejeon, Ulsan, and North Chungcheong province. Data were gathered using structured questionnaires from October 20, 2014 to April 13, 2015. The major findings of the study were as follows: The average of satisfaction with clinical practice was 3.32, The average of image of dental hygienists was 3.55. As for clinical practice satisfaction by general and practice characteristics, there were statistically significant difference according to degree of satisfaction for major, as for image of dental hygienists, there were statistically significant difference according to grade, degree of satisfaction for major, number of clinical experience, practice organization and admission motive. The relationship of image of dental hygienists and clinical practice satisfaction was analyzed, and clinical practice satisfaction had a significant positive effect on image of dental hygienists. As a result of analyzing which variables affected image of dental hygienists, it's found that image of dental hygienists were under the influence of number of clinical experience, practice organization and clinical practice satisfaction. Clinical practice satisfaction influenced image of dental hygienists. Therefore, dental hygiene students are given a chance to have positive image through well-structured clinical practice.
 Keywords
Clinical practice satisfaction;Dental hygiene students;Image of dental hygienists;
 Language
Korean
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