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Volume 12, Issue 2 - Dec 2006
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A Study on the Medical Care Utilization and the Health Information in Deafs
Ahn, Soo-Yeon ; Yee, Jung-Ae ; Yom, Young-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 143~150
Purpose: The purposes of this study were to identify the actual conditions and needs of the health care utilization and health information in deafs. Methods: Forty-one deaf volunteers were interviewed by suwha nursing students. The semi-structured interviews were conducted in sign language at homes and community centers. The instrument developed by researchers consisted of 22 items including demographic information, health care utilization, and open-ended questions. Data were analyzed using content analysis, frequency and percentage. Results: The most discomfort problems were communication difficulty and expression of symptom. The deaf people wanted to learn about diseases and symptoms. The deaf wanted to get information about cancer. Conclusions: Further studies focusing on educational intervention are needed to increase the knowledge level on disease of deaf. The sign language translators are needed to help communication for deaf in health care facilities.
A Study on Plans for Improvement of RN-BSN Curriculum Based on the Needs of the Students
Shin, Yun-Hee ; Hyun, Myung-Sun ; Jeong, Geum-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 151~161
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the needs of RN-BSN students concerning the RN-BSN curriculum and make suggestions for improvement in the curriculum based on the needs of the students. Method: A descriptive survey study was used. Data were collected from 707 RN-BSN senior students in 21 universities. The research instrument, which was developed after in-depth interviews with 13 RN-BSN students, consisted of 10 curriculum objectives, 34 cultural courses, 48 major courses, three questions on clinical practicum, and teaching methods for 5 required courses. Result: The curriculum objectives selected by the RN-BSN students were problem solving, clinical applicability, critical thinking, creative thinking, and decision making. They wanted cultural courses such as English, understanding of human behavior, social welfare, women's studies, psychology, nutrition science, leadership, recreation, computer applications, exercise and health. They wanted major courses to include the nursing process, nursing research, health assessment, advanced adult nursing, infection control, spiritual/hospice nursing, and nursing of cancer patients. They responded that a clinical practicum was not necessary. They wanted to experience various teaching methods according to particular characteristics of subject being taught. Conclusion: This study suggests some recommendation for improvement of the curriculum based on the needs of RN-BSN students.
The Relationship between Health Locus of Control and Health Promoting Behaviors in the Nursing Students
Park, In-Soon ; Kim, Ran ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 162~169
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between Health Locus of Control(HLOC) and Health Promoting Behaviors(HPB) in the nursing college students. Method: Data were collected by the structured questionnaires from 485 nursing students in Gwangju. Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient and Simple regression. Result: The mean score for the HLOC of the nursing students was Internal: 23.858, Powerful others: 17.619, Chance: 15.076. The total mean score for HPB was 2.45(range 1-4). The highest score on the subscale was self-actualization(M=2.914), and the lowest was health responsibility(M=1.905). The score between HPB and HLOC-internal(r=.302, p=.000), HLOC-powerful others (r=.329, p=.000), HLOC-chance(r=.146, p=.001) showed a significantly positive correlation. By means of simple regression analysis, HLOC explained 14.3% of HPB. Conclusion: This study suggests that HLOC accounted for 14.3 % of HPB in the nursing college students.
The Relationship between Self-esteem and Satisfaction in Major of Nursing Students
Jeong, Mi-Hyeon ; Shin, Mi-A ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 170~177
Purpose: This study was performed to identify the relationship between self-esteem and satisfaction in major of nursing students. Methods: Data were collected from the 10th to the 14th of April in 2006, from 281 nursing students in Jeollabuk-Do area. The collected data were analysed by using the SPSS WIN 11.0. Results: The results of this study were as followings: 1) The mean score for self-esteem was
, self-esteem was significantly different according to the general characteristics of grade(F=4.718, p=.010), satisfaction of pocket money(F=11.241, p=.000), satisfaction of present life(F=9.875, p=. 000) and hope for the employment field(F=2.583, p=.026). 2) The mean score for satisfaction in major was
, satisfaction in major was significantly different according to the general characteristics of satisfaction of pocket money(F=5.280, p=.006), motivation of entrance(F=7.384, p=.000), satisfaction of present life(F=27.000, p=.000), hope for the employment field(F=3.019, p=.011) and one of family (t=2.416, p=.017). 3) There was a significant correlation between self-esteem and satisfaction in major(r=.353, p=.000). 4) The most important variables affected satisfaction in major could explain a total 27.9%, were accounted for 22.7% in the satisfaction of present life and 5.2% in the self-esteem by the stepwise multiple regression analysis. Conclusion: As a result, self-esteem was correlated with satisfaction in major in nursing students. Therefore we need to develop various self-esteem program for nursing students.
The Effect of Hand Reflexology on Pain, Skin Temperature and Nursing Practice
Ha, Hyae-Chung ; Lee, Young-Soon ; Kim, Dong-Soo ; Lee, Myung-Sook ; Oh, Sei-Young ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 178~186
Purpose: This study is aimed to examine the effectiveness on pain, feeling and nursing practice of hand reflexology applied to in-patient in the clinical setting. Method: The pre/post test methods using VAS for pain and feeling, physiologic measuring, and questionnaire of nursing care were conducted. Subjects were selected 45 in-patients from a surgical ward in hospitals during Nov.-Dec. 2005. 5 minute hand reflexology therapy was applied to both hands of participant by two research assistants at the same time. Data were analyzed based on SAS program using frequency,
-test, paired t-test, ANOVA and Pearson's correlation coefficients. Result: 1. After receiving hand reflexology therapy, the subjects showed significant pain relief(t=-4.94, p=.0001), improvement in feeling(t=19.44, p=0001) and an increase in skin temperature(t=3.54, p=.001). 2. The applied skills that the participants preferred were press-rotate(80.0%), press-walk(35.56%) and press-rolling(31.11%). The effectiveness of nursing practice scored
out of 5. Nurse-Patient Relationship and effective response of nursing intervention ranked the highest 4.31. Conclusion: Hand reflexology was considered as an effective nursing intervention in the clinical settings, but in order to evaluate re-verifies and reliances for this effects, it is necessary that comparative studies should be conducted.
The Effects of a Self-Awareness Program Using Action Methods for Nursing Students
Kim, Sung-Jae ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 187~195
Purpose: The purpose of this study is a) to develop a self-awareness program using various action methods and b) to experiment the effects of that on self-concept, the self-perception and the self-esteem in nursing students. Method: The subjects of this study were 37 nursing students. Using one-group pretest-posttest quasi-experimental research design, we conducted the experiments of a self-awareness program during the period of six weeks from March through May of 2004. Results: The scores of the posttest on self-concept, self-perception and self-esteem in nursing students were significantly higher than those scores of the pro-test. Conclusion: The results of our experimentation showed that a self-awareness program using various action methods was very effective to enhance self-concept, self-perception and self-esteem in nursing students. In particular, different action methods of psychodrama were shown to be a useful tool in exploring the areas of blind self and unknown self.
Implication and Evaluation of Pain Monitoring Program for Oncology Nurses
Kim, Yeon-Hee ; Gong, Sung-Hwa ; Choi, Jin-Sun ; Jung, Ji-Young ; Jun, Myung-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 196~204
Purpose: This study was purposed to identify the effect of pain monitoring program for improving the knowledge, attitude and assessment ability of cancer pain in oncology nurses. Methods: In this study pain monitoring program was developed based on the literature, and constructed it with various teaching method including several group lectures, workshop, focus group and implementation at the clinical practices. In order to test the effect of this program, contrast group, pretest-post test quasi-experimental design was designed. 46 oncology nurses randomly assigned to either control or experimental group. The tool used are 32 item scale for the evaluation of the nurses' knowledge, attitude toward pain modified by Kim(1997), which was originally developed by McCaffery and Ferrel(1995). Results: The pain monitoring program for the oncology nurses was statistically significant for improving the level of the knowledge about and attitude toward pain management, and pain assessment behavior. Conclusion: More sensitive multiple measurement tool for the attitude toward pain management needs to be developed. Nurses need more knowledge and effective attitude toward cancer pain management. Pain monitoring program in this study is effective to improve the quality of pain management.
The Relationship between Clinical Stress, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Esteem of Nursing College Students
Whang, Sung-Ja ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 205~213
Purpose: This study was to identify the relationship between clinical stress, self-efficacy, and self-esteem of nursing college students. Method: The data were collected from 172 nursing students in J city. Result: The average scores were; clinical stress 3.56/5, self-efficacy 3.52/5, and self-esteem 3.10/4. Clinical stress level was significantly different according to the general characteristics of clinical tutors(t=2.04, p=.043) and degree of clinical satisfaction(F=6.44, p=.002). Self-efficacy level was significantly different according to the general characteristics of school grade(t=2.29, p=.023) and degree of nursing major satisfaction(F=5.00, p=.008). Self-esteem level was significantly different according to the general characteristics of degree of clinical satisfaction(F=6.56, p=.002) and degree of nursing major satisfaction(F=14.22, p=.000). Self-efficacy level and self-esteem level showed a statistically significant but low positive correlation(r=.171, p=.05). Conclusion: A strategy for development of clinical stress management program is needed for nursing students.
Factors Related to Bone-density among Post-menopause Women
Lee, Myung-Ok ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 214~223
Purpose: This study is to find the significant symptoms related to bone density, from which a cost-effective nursing diagnosis and intervention can be derived. Method: The research sample was 102 women, the sampling was designed by the researcher's convenience, and the subjects of the sample voluntarily participated in a questionnaire survey and measurements. The questionnaire asked socio-demographics, women' reproductive health symptoms, and the life style of the subject. Osteometer DTX-200 for bone density measure and a ruler for measuring spinal curvature were used. All the data were collected at the two public health clinics in a city in Korea. Result: The subjects' current and completed menopause ages, duration of menopause, degree of spinal curvature, BMI, frequency of parity and etc. showed significant correlations with bone density. However, only the degree of spinal curvature(p<.001, r=-.22) was found to be meaningful as a predicted factor for self diagnosis of bone density level. Conclusions: Since most of the subjects have not recognized the relationships between changes in spinal curvature and lowered bone densities, nurse needs to educate clients to get medical assistance to prevent from further bone density reduction by earlier finding of spinal curvature.
Self-Esteem and Social Anxiety of Nursing Student
Chung, Bok-Yae ; An, Hyo-Ja ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 224~228
Purpose: This study was to identify the nursing students' self-esteem and social anxiety to provide the data for their interpersonal relations. Method: The subjects of study were the 433 nursing students of the junior colleges around a city and a province, Korea. The data were collected from Dec. 7 to Jun. 9, 2006. The instrument for the study was questionnaire consisted on the general characteristics, Interaction Anxiousness Scale by Leary, and Rosenberg's self-esteem scale by Rosenberg. Result: The results of this research were as follows : The mean scores of self-esteem and social anxiety were respectively 28.65 and 38.38. The correlation between self-esteem and social anxiety was shown the significantly negative correlation(r=-.286, p=.000). According to the general characteristics, there were shown the significant differences in grades and ages in self-esteem. There were shown the significant differences in grades, types of next stage of education, and religions in social anxiety. Conclusion: The results of this study could be attributed to improve the interrelationship of nursing students because self-esteem and social anxiety are essential in building and maintaining the desirable personal relations.
The Influencing Factors of Interpersonal Relationship in Nursing Students
Park, Wan-Ju ; Ha, Tae-Hi ; Kim, Hee-Sook ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 229~237
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the influencing factors of interpersonal relationship in nursing college students for effective learning ability and teaching strategy. Method: In order to get the data by self-questionnaire, 166 subjects were selected. The instruments for this study were Preceptual Orientation Scale, Self-Efficacy Scale, Narcissistic Personality Disorder Scale, and Interpersonal Relationship Scale. The dada was analyzed by percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test, one-way ANOVA, Scheffe' test, Pearson's correlation coefficient and Stepwise multiple regression using SPSS 12.0 program. Result: The main factors that affect interpersonal relationship were self-perception and social-efficacy. These variables were account for 37.9% of interpersonal relationship. The significant influencing factors on interpersonal relationship were self-perception, social-efficacy. Conclusion: It is necessary to develop a strategy to get positive perceptual orientation and successful interpersonal relationship for nursing college students by further studies with small group program for the best result.
Self-Differentiation, Stress Level and Stress Coping Strategies of Nursing Students
Kim, Chung-Youb ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 238~247
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between nurslng students' self-differentiation, their stress level and stress coping strategies. And following research questions were established. First, what is the difference of the stress level depending on the self-differentiation? Second, what is the difference of stress coping strategies in accordance with the self-differentiation? Participants for this study were 159 students selected from the 1st grades of G University, located in Incheon Metropolitan city. SPSS 10.0 statistic program was taken for drawing its frequency, percentage, average and standard deviation. And t-test, F-test, correlation and multiple regression were conducted. The results are summarized as follows: 1. The mean score for the level of self- differentiation, level of stress, level of stress coping strategies were 3.59, 2.50, 3.35. 2. The relationship between self-differentiation and stress level revealed a negative significant correlation 3. The relationship between self-differentiation and stress coping strategies revealed a no significant correlation. 4. The relationship between stress level and stress coping strategies revealed a no significant correlation. Conclusion: The results of investigating the variation differences depending on stress level, self-differentiation, and stress coping strategies were revealed self-differentiation and stress coping strategies explained stress level by 28.6%.
The Experiences in Aromatherapy
Han, Seon-Hee ; Kim, Hee-Ja ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 248~256
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences in aromatherapy. Method: The data were collected from 7 women received aromatherapy by interview and observation from July 2006 to 30 September 2006. Van Manen(1990)'s hermeneutic phenominological methodology was applied in analyzing data. Result: 5 essential themes were derived as followings: 'Hesitating', 'Giving it a try' 'Weighing the effects', 'Being fascinated', 'Losing interest'. Conclusion: The results of the study especially the 5 essential themes will promote in understanding of experiences of clients of aromatheray. Also they will facilitate to develope nursing intervention and nursing practice related to aromatherapy.
The Effects of Visual Health Promotion Program for Preschool Children
Yoon, Young-Mi ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 257~264
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the effects of visual health promotion program for preschool children. Method: The experimental group participating in the visual health promotion program was 32 preschool children and the control group consisted of 34 preschool children by homogeneous age. The visual health promotion program was based on articles related to childern's visual health promotion and previous education program. Data were collected with 3 questionnaires that modified by the investigator. The data was analyzed by the SPSS win 10.0 program using descriptive statistics,
test, t-test. Result: The level of knowledge about visual health promotion of preschool children who participated in the visual health promotion program was significantly higher than preschool children who did not participate(t=.02, P<.001). The level of behavior about visual health promotion of preschool children who participated in the visual health promotion program was significantly higher than preschool children who did not participate(t=.31, P<.001). Conclusion: The visual health promotion program developed in this study is an effective strategy for nursing intervention by increasing knowledge and behavior about visual health promotion of preschool children.
Pain and Blood Volume with Different Sampling Sites and Puncture Depths in Vacuum Assisted Auto Lancing Technique for Blood Glucose Test
Park, Mi-Sook ; Park, Kyung-Soon ; Kim, Kyung-Ah ; Cha, Young-Joo ; Jun, Myung-Hee ; Kim, Tae-Im ; Lee, Tae-Soo ; Cha, Eun-Jong ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 265~271
Purpose: To analyze the newly developed vacuum assisted auto-lancing technique applied to the forearm for the purpose of obtaining an adequate blood sample for glucose test with minimal pain. Methods: Visual and facial pain measures were introduced to compare lancing pain between the forearm and fingertip in 58 normal females. Sampled blood volumes were accurately measured by computer scanning technique. Results: Visual pain measure demonstrated significant pain reduction effect of the forearm sampling compared with the traditional fingertip sampling, which was also consistent with facial pain measure results. Blood volume more than
, enough for blood glucose testing with modern glucometers, was collected in 399(86%) of 464 forearm samples. Conclusions: Capillary blood sampling could be performed with minimal pain on the forearm by the newly developed vacuum assisted auto-lancing technique. With some resampling when necessary, the forearm sampling seemed very useful, considering almost no pain felt by the patients.
The Knowledge of Hereditary Breast Cancer in Korean Nurses
Choi, Kyung-Sook ; So, Hyang-Sook ; Tae, Young-Sook ; Eun, Young ; Suh, Soon-Rim ; Lee, Woo-Sook ; Chong, Hae-Sun ; Kim, Yeon-Hee ; Joo, Myung-Soon ; Lee, Yu-Mi ; Jung, Ji-Young ; Kim, Kwang-Ho ; Jun, Myung-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 272~279
Background: After Genome project, cancer genetic information is being rapidly changing. Everyday nurses are incorporating current cancer genetic knowledge and genetic testing into their practice. So their cancer genetic knowledge is important for ensuring quality of cancer patient care and education. Purpose: This study is performed for describing the Korean nurses' current knowledge level about the hereditary breast cancer. Method: This national wide survey used 15-item questionnaire which is modified from the Breast Cancer Genetic Counseling Knowledge Questionnaire originally developed by Erblich et al.(2005). Three hundred and nine nurses were recruited for this survey from April 1, 2006 to September 30, 2006. Result: Nurses' knowledge level about the hereditary breast cancer was not high. Clinical nurses with master degree, working large hospital located in Seoul had higher knowledge about hereditary breast cancer. Education related to cancer genetics was significantly impact on the level of nurses' knowledge. Conclusion: Cancer genetic educational program for Korean nurses is strongly needed for delivering cancer care services sensitive to ever-changing cancer genetic information.
Hope Effects in Simple Mediation Models in Patients with Cancer
Choi, So-Young ; Rui, Eun-Jung ; Choi, Kyung-Sook ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 12, issue 2, 2006, Pages 280~286
Purpose: To test whether a hope carries the influence of pain to health related quality of life in patients with cancer. Method: 114 cancer patients recruited with. Data were collected through the Visual analog Scale, the Herth Hope Index, and the SF-36 Standard Korean Version. Results: The results showed that the measurement variables (pain, hope and health-related quality of life) were all significantly interrelated. The results of MedGraph revealed that the full mediation effect of hope in the relation between pain and mental component summary of quality of life was significant. Conclusion: These results imply that hope need to be considered in planning intervention programs for the enhancement of quality of life in patients with cancer.