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The Relationship among Self-Efficacy, Career Decision Making Types and Career Decision Level of Nursing Students
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The Relationship among Self-Efficacy, Career Decision Making Types and Career Decision Level of Nursing Students
Kim, Su-Ol;
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to contribute to career counseling and career guidance for nursing students by examining students' career decision-making styles and career decision levels and the relationship between self-efficacy and career decision-making styles and career decision levels. Methods: A descriptive survey design was used and data were collected using questionnaires from a sample of 469 nursing students. The data were analyzed using frequencies means, Kruskal-Wallis test, Pearson correlation coefficient, and multiple regression analysis with SPSS 21.0. Results: Career decision level had a significant correlation with self-efficacy and decision-making styles. Self-efficacy (, p<.001), type of decision-making styles rational type (, p<.001), intuitive type (, p<.001), dependent type (, p<.001) and sex (, p=.023), school grades (, p=.033), and satisfaction of nursing major (, p<.001) were significant predictors of career decision level. Conclusion: It is necessary to develop effective career support programs according to type of decision-making styles, sex, school grades, motivation to improve nursing students' self-efficacy and satisfaction in the nursing major.
Self-efficacy;Career decision making type;Career decision level;Nursing students;
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