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A Study of Student Nurses` Knowledge and Awareness about Patients` Personal Information Protection
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A Study of Student Nurses` Knowledge and Awareness about Patients` Personal Information Protection
Bae, Yunjo; Lee, Soyung;
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This study examined the nursing student`s preliminary knowledge and awareness of patient`s personal information protection. 187 respondents, who were trained in 2 different nursing colleges in Kyungpook province, participated in the survey from May 18 to June 12, 2015. Using the data collected, descriptive statistics, T-test and one-way ANOVA were implemented. As a result, the student nurses, who had heard about the Personal Information Protection Act showed a significantly higher awareness score of patient`s personal information protection behavior than those who did not. The respondents educated in personal information protection were reported to have a higher score of awareness about the patient`s personal information protection behavior. In this regard, it is vital for university organizers to develop education associated with ethics and information security, which could enhance the perceptions of personal information protection for student nurses before their working career begins.
Awareness;Knowledge;Personal Information Protection;Student Nurse;
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