Clinical Competence and Organizational Socialization according to Communication Style of Preceptors as Perceived by New Nurses

신규간호사가 지각한 프리셉터 의사소통 유형에 따른 임상수행능력 및 조직사회화

  • Received : 2015.11.04
  • Accepted : 2016.02.12
  • Published : 2016.02.28


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine clinical competence and organizational socialization according to communication style of preceptors as perceived by new nurses. Methods: From May 1 to July 31, 2014, data were collected from 180 new graduated nurses who had been working for 3~12 months in hospitals in Busan and one in Gyungnam. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, and Pearson correlation coefficients. Results: Preceptors's communication style perceived by the new nurses included supportive type, reflective type, emotive type, and directive type in order of precedence. The average score for clinical competence was $2.82{\pm}0.31$, and the average score for organizational socialization was $3.05{\pm}0.40$. There were significant differences in nurses' clinical competence(F=9.087, p<.001) and organizational socialization (F=30.129, p<.001) according to preceptor's communication style. Conclusion: Results indicate that supportive and emotive communication styles of preceptors were important factors in the success of the preceptees' clinical competence and organizational socialization.


Preceptorship;Communication;Clinical competence;Socialization


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