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Volume 14, Issue 2 - Dec 2008
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Study on Male Nursing College Students` Subjectivity in Their Attitude toward Jobs
Doo, Hyun-Jung ; Kim, Yoon-Sook ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 167~175
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.167
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the structure and characteristics of male college nursing students` personality-based career attitudes. Method: The Q-methodology was used to identify factors in male nursing students` personality-based career attitudes. A Q sample was collected from literature reviews (Kim & Kim, 2005). The subjects consisted of 30 male nursing students. Result: The results of the study show that male nursing students can be categorized into four types. The five factors extracted all had eigen values greater than 1.0 and explained approximately 50.84% of the variation in responses (32.62, 7.59, 5.70 and 4.93% respectively). The categories were labeled `Repair intention style`, `Belief intention style`, `Stability intention style`, and `Self-regulation intention style`. Conclusion: Through a process that analyzes subjective structure, male nursing students` personality based career attitudes create occupational consciousness, professional accomplishment and professional ethics as a nursing profession. Content of curriculum and development of a reasonable and realistic course consultation program should be done.
Influencing Factors on Depression, Suicidal Thought, and Life Satisfaction of Korean Elders
Jo, Kae-Hwa ; Kim, Yeong-Kyeong ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 176~187
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.176
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence depression, suicidal thought, and life satisfaction of Korean elders. Method: The subjects for this study were 219 Korean elders living in three different provinces. The data was collected using structured questionnaires from October through December, 2007. Result: There were statistically significant differences in the levels of depression, suicidal thought, and life satisfaction according to age, health state, sleep state, economic state, feeling of loneliness, feeling of abuse, and having friends or neighbors. Suicidal thoughts correlated less with the above factors than depression did. Depression significantly correlated with age, life satisfaction, loneliness and suicidal thought. Suicidal thought was influenced significantly by depression. Life satisfaction was influenced significantly by depression, health state, and economic state. Conclusion: It could be concluded that nursing interventions for reducing depression and suicidal thought should be developed to improve life satisfaction and the health state of Korean elders as well as to relieve their feelings of loneliness.
Study on the Curriculum of Gerontological Nursing - Baccalaureate Degree Programs(BSN) in Korea -
Yun, Eun-Suk ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 188~194
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.188
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to survey the present status of the gerontological nursing course in Baccalaureate degree programs(BSN) in Korea, so as to provide basic data for developing a standard model for a gerontological nursing curriculum. Method: Data on the contents of a gerontological nursing curriculum was collected from those programs that had a gerontological nursing course. Result: The results show that 48 schools(87.3%) offered a gerontological nursing course. Twenty-five schools(45.5%) had both lectures and clinical practicum, while 23 schools(41.8%) had only lectures. Twenty-seven schools(56%) offered a gerontological nursing course as an elective. Students earned the most number of credits in their senior year. The most common credit system for lecture subjects was 2 credits with 38 schools(79.2%) and a clinical practicum was 1 credit with 20 schools(80%). The issues identified were that gerontological nursing was an elective and not a mandatory course, a lack of clinical lab hours, and a lack of common learning objectives. Conclusion: Recommendations are made for better defined curricula in gerontological nursing. In addition, further investigations of the learners or students entering gerontological nursing to facilitate curriculum development and appropriate instructional strategies are needed.
The Relationship between the Justice of Compensation and the Intention of Turnover Perceived by Nurses
Lee, Mi-Aie ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 195~204
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.195
Purpose: This study was performed to measure the justice of compensation (distributive justice, procedural justice) and the intention of turnover perceived by nurses, and to identify the relationship between these two variables. Method: This study was a cross-sectional survey. From May 26 to June 30, 2008, data were collected from the 300 nurses working at 6 general hospitals in 5 cities, Korea. Result: The score of compensatory justice was 2.47(distributive justice was 2.46, procedural justice was 2.48), and the score of turnover intention was 3.39. The Pearson Correlation Coefficient between these two variables was -.496. The perceived compensatory justice(distributive justice, procedural justice)by nurses, their age and working periods were the affecting factors on their turnover intention, and the power of explanation of these affecting factors was 43.4%. Conclusion: According to the results, procedural justice is the most powerful factor among these affecting factors. Therefore, it is concluded that to decrease nurses` turnover intention, nursing or hospital managers have to fairly operate their compensation system, especially procedural justice, in their organization.
A Study on the Relationship between Perceived Family Support and Satisfaction of Clinical Practice by Nursing Students
Gu, Hye-Ja ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 205~215
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.205
Purpose: This study was to identify the relationship between the degree of family support and the degree of satisfaction in clinical practice by nursing students. Method: This study was designed to measure the level of satisfaction according to the content, guidance, circumstance, hours, and the evaluation of clinical practice. Four hundred sixty-five nursing students from 4 nursing colleges, and 1 baccalaureate program in G area were randomly sampled. An instrument consisting of 64 questions, developed by the researcher and a nursing professor, was used to gather data from March 10 through 31, 2008. The data was analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, and Pearson Correlation, using the SPSS 14.0 program. Result: The results were summarized as follows : Family support of nursing students showed a significant difference by religion (t
Attitudes on Organ Donation in Brain Dead Donors of Staff Nurses
Song, Young-Shin ; Lee, Mi-Young ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 216~223
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.216
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to discover attitudes toward organ donation in brain dead donors and nursing ethical values of staff nurses. Method: The subjects were 196 nurses with direct patient care in a university hospital. Data collection was carried out for one month in September, 2008 using structured questionnaire. The data were analyzed using frequency, percentage, mean and standards deviation, ANOVA and Pearson`s Correlation with SPSS program. Result: The mean score of a positive attitude toward organ donation in brain dead donors was 3.59 points, and a negative attitude score was 3.02 points. The mean score of nursing ethical value was 3.05 points. The age and the length of career had a reverse correlation with a negative attitude toward organ donation. Nursing ethical values had a positive correlation with a negative attitude toward organ donation. Conclusion: It is necessary to increase understanding and recognition of brain death organs donation in the nurses who participate in direct patient care so as to help facilitate organ donation.
Subjectivity of Causal Perception on Preterm Labor
Shin, Hye-Sook ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 224~231
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.224
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the types of the causal perception of preterm labor. Method: The research design was a Q-Methodological Approach. Thirty four selected Q-statements from 32 participants were classified into a shape of normal distribution using a 9 point scale. The collected data was analyzed using a QUANL PC program. Result: Three types of causal perception for research subjects were identified. Type I is negligence of causality; Type II is recognition of causality by preceding factors. Type III is recognition of causality by psychological stress. Conclusion: This study found that there are differences in perceiving causes of preterm labor. Therefore, it is necessary to develop a tailored nursing intervention depending on these types.
The Development and Management of a Re-entry Program for Inactive Registered Nurses
Chung, Jung-Sook ; Cha, Young-Nam ; Kim, Keun-Kon ; Park, Sun Young ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 232~243
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.232
Purpose: The study was aimed to suggest a model re-entry program into the job market for inactive registered nurses, based on the development and management of a program and the evaluation of its efficiency. Method: The participants in the program were 82 inactive nurses and the development and evaluation of the program followed ADDIE. To develop the program, general characteristics and demand on re-entry into the job market were investigated. Satisfaction level of the program and confidence in nursing practice were measured to evaluate it. Result: Participants were 45 years old, had 6 years` clinical experience, and had 14 inactive career years on average. The program included basic and core education courses, and a clinical course. The participants were satisfied with its management, and 80.3 percent of them agreed with the need for the program. Also, clinical sites and instructors in the clinical course were satisfactory. Participants gained high confidence in nursing practice skills. Conclusion: The study showed the goal of the program was accomplished by motivating inactive nurses for re-entry to the work force and enhancing capability in duty. The program needs standardizing, and field adaptability should be strengthened through clinical practice. An evaluation tool for the program has to be developed.
Analysis of Published Papers and their Keywords in the Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2007
Bang, Kyung-Sook ; Lee, Sun-Ok ; Park, Young-Im ; Jun, Myung-Hee ; Kim, Hyun-Sook ; Son, Haeng-Mi ; Kang, Jeong-Hee ; Yu, Su-Jeong ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 244~251
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.244
Purpose: This research was aimed to explore the major subjects and research themes and to classify characteristics of the key words in the Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2007. Method: A total of 33 published papers during 2007 were analyzed with structured analysis forms. Result: Most of the research subjects were healthy people such as student nurses and RNs. The topics of education related research were categorized into 9 domains: educational methods, educational curriculum, study type & methods, knowledge level & contents, psychosocial variables related to knowledge & education, attitude, behavior, development & evaluation of educational programs, and effects of educational programs. The most common key words in this papers were concepts related to health risk factors and health promotion. Quantitative research was used about 70% overall, while experimental design was 18.2%. Conclusion: Most of the subjects were healthy people and the most common domain was health related concepts in the Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education. In addition, key words and topics were on nursing educational issues. It can be concluded that the Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education has published mainly education focused papers.
The Effect of Interdisciplinary Cooperation Project Learning on Communication, Problem-Solving, and Self-Directed Learning Ability of University Students
Kim, Keun-Kon ; Yoon, Jin ; Choi, Kyeong-Yoon ; Park, Sun-Young ; Bae, Jin-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 252~261
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.252
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore how an educator can empower students by fostering communication, problem-solving, and self-directed learning ability. Method: In order to accomplish this purpose, 136 students who were attending J University and 105 students attending M University participated in the questionnaire. The students were freshman in the nursing or social welfare departments, There were 136 in the control group and 105 in the experimental group. The control group was given an applicable class of project learning. On the other hand, the experimental group was given traditional lessons once a week for 15 weeks. The research instrument used the measuring instruments developed by KEDI for communication and problem-solving and self-directed learning ability. Data was analysed by ANCOVA with SPSS/PC. Result: The results of analysis show that communication, problem-solving, and self-directed learning ability significantly increased in the experimental group. Conclusion: Based on the research finding, project learning has an educational value. Interdisciplinary cooperation project learning is effective for communication, problem-solving, and self-directed learning ability.
The Validity and Reliability of the Korean Version of Revised Processes of Change for Weight Control Scale in Adults with Metabolic Syndrome
Kim, Chun-Ja ; Kim, Dae-Jung ; Chae, Sun-Mi ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 262~272
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.262
Purpose: This study examined the validity and reliability of the Korean version of the Revised Process of Change for Weight Control Scale (POC-WCS) in adults with metabolic syndrome. Method: A methodological research design with an exploratory factor analysis for validity and correlational coefficients for reliability was used. The Korean version of the Revised POC-WCS was translated into Korean and a translation equivalency was obtained. It was tested with one hundred and fifty-one obese adults with metabolic syndrome in a university hospital. The data were analyzed using Cronbach`s alpha and Guttman coefficients and a principal component factor analysis with SPSS/WIN 12.0. Result: The factor analysis identified eight factors explaining 64.7% of the total variance. The Korean version of the Revised POC-WCS included stimulus control (9 items), dramatic relief (6 items), reinforcement management (6 items), helping relationships (4 items), consciousness raising (3 items), self liberation (3 items), self reevaluation (3 items), and social liberation (4 items). The internal consistency was acceptable with Cronbach`s alpha (.94) and Guttman coefficient (.92). Conclusion: The Korean version of the Revised POC-WCS had adequate validity and reliability in adults with metabolic syndrome. It can be used to assess the strategies and processes for weight control in a variety of populations with obesity.
Effects of Aromatherapy on Headache, Stress and Immune Response of Students with Tension-Type Headache
Han, Seon-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 273~281
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.273
Purpose: This study was performed to investigate the effects of aromatherapy on headache, stress and immune response of students with tension-type headache. Method: This study employed a two-group pre-post test study design. Data was collected from 44 subjects. Twenty-two subjects were assigned to the experimental group and received aromatherapy massage every other day for 3 weeks, but the other 22 subjects were in the control group and did not receive any intervention. Experiment had been conducted from Apr. 9 through Aug. 25, 2001 and intensity of headache, stress response (serum cortisol, life stress) and immune response(T-cell and natural killer cell ratio) were measured in the course of aromatherapy for both experimental group and control group. Data were analyzed by using
-test, t-test, Paired t-test and repeated measures ANOVA. Result: Headache scores, serum cortisol levels and life stress scores were significantly decreased in the experimental group after treatment compared to the control group. Conclusion: These findings is suggested that the aromatherapy could be an effective nursing intervention in relaxing and relieving the pain caused by tension-type headache for students.
Effects of an Exercise Program Including Promotion of Self-Efficacy on the Physical and Psychological Functions of Middle School Students with Minimal Scoliosis
Lee, Myung-Sook ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 282~293
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.282
Purpose: This study was done to identify the effects of an exercise correction program for scoliosis on the physical and psychological functions of middle-school students with scoliosis. Method: The design of this study was a nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design. The students who participated in the study were 45 middle school students with scoliosis. Twenty-four students were assigned to the experimental group and 21 to the control group. The treatment given to the experimental group was a scoliosis correction exercise program. The scoliosis correction exercise program was given 3 times a week for a period of 12 weeks. Result: For Cobb`s angle, a significant decrease was observed in the experimental group. For flexibility, the sit-and-reach test showed a significant increase in the experimental group. For depression, self-esteem and body satisfaction, the difference between the two groups was not significant. Conclusion: Based on the above results, the effects of a spine correction exercise program produced a decrease in Cobb`s angle and an increase in the sit-and-reach test for flexibility. This program is not expensive and is convenient, and thus has been identified as a good nursing intervention for correcting scoliosis.
Effects of Telephone Counseling on Health and Service Satisfaction after Discharge in Gynecologic Cancer Women
Park, Young-Sook ; Han, Kyung-Ja ; Ha, Yang-Sook ; Song, Mi-Soon ; Kim, Sung-Jae ; Chung, Chae-Weon ; Park, Yeon-Hwan ; Koh, Chin-Kang ; Kwon, Won-Kyung ; Lee, Joo-Young ; Hwang, Shin-Woo ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 294~304
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.294
Purpose: Cancer patients experience a range of physical and psychological sequelae. Consistent nursing support should be provided along the cancer treatment path. This study aimed to i)examine the effects of a telephone counseling program after discharge on perceived health, psychological well-being, and satisfaction with nursing services, and ii)describe symptom distress and their coping methods. Method: The study was a quasi-experimental design with a non-equivalent pre-post test. The sample included 20 women with gynecologic cancer in the experimental group and the same in the control group from a university hospital in Seoul. The telephone intervention was given once from 5 to 7 days after the chemotherapy. The General Well-Being Schedule and Symptom Distress Scale were used. Result: An effect from telephone counseling was found only in the vitality subscale of psychological well-being. Other subscores, perceived health, or satisfaction with nursing services did not differ between the two groups. Pain, skin change, decreased appetite, and constipation were the major symptoms and a relatively few coping strategies were utilized. Conclusion: Protocol of telephone counseling led by a nurse needs to be further developed in regard to best timing, amount, and target effects for follow-up care of gynecologic cancer patients.
Are the Economic and Convenient Anthropometric Estimations Reliable Tools for Assessing Body Fat of University Students?
Kim, Hack-Sun ; Jun, Myung-Hee ; Park, Young-Im ; Uhm, Dong-Choon ; Kim, Dal-Sook ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 305~314
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.305
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine whether anthropometric estimations can be reliable methods to assess body fat of university students, by identifying the relationship between anthropometric estimates, which have been thought to be not reliable but economic, and Bio-electric impedance analysis (BIA), which has been known to be reliable but expensive. Method: Twenty-one male and 20 female university students were recruited. The in Body 3.0 scale and GIF-891DX were used for BIA. Body fat was estimated with 12 circumferences, 9 skin-fold thicknesses (SFT), and applying 4 equations (Kim`s,
, Siri`s and Wilmore`s). Their relationships were examined by Pearson Correlation. Result: 11 circumferences and 9 SFT in the male while 5 circumferences and 3 SFT in the female correlated with the body fat on BIA(p<05). The waist circumference had the strongest correlation to the BIA in both males and females. The abdomonial SFT for the male and scapular SFT for the female had the strongest relationship of SFT to BIA. Body fat estimated from more than two different equations significantly correlated with those measured from BIA (p<.05). Conclusion: Anthropometric estimations could be a useful method to get reliable and valid data for body fat of the university students inexpensively.
A Comparison of Mothers` Health Promotion Behaviors between Children with or without Disabilities
Kim, Ji-Soo ; Lee, Ae-Ran ;
The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, volume 14, issue 2, 2008, Pages 315~323
DOI : 10.5977/JKASNE.2008.14.2.315
Purpose: This study was performed to compare mothers` health promotion behaviors between those who have a disabled child and those who have a healthy child. Method: The participants were 243 mothers from 24 Daycare Centers for Children with Disabilities and 310 mothers from 5 child daycare centers. Mothers with preschool children completed self-report questionnaires, asking about health behaviors for preschool children. Data from these surveys was analyzed using the ANOVA, t-test, and
-test with the SPSS 15.0 Win program. Result: Mothers with disabled children showed less health promotion behaviors than the mothers` of children without disabilities. Two sub-categories, activity-exercise and health perception-health management pattern, showed significant differences between the two groups. In addition, mothers` health behaviors for disabled children were significantly different according to the children`s age, mothers` employed status, and number of children in the family. Conclusion: These results suggest that mothers with disabled preschool children are likely to practice less health promotion behaviors with their children compared to others. These findings suggest that health promotion support programs for mothers with disabled children should be developed and offered. For effective intervention, pediatric nurses also need to be involved in the health of disabled children.