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Changes in Self-Leadership and Self-Efficacy After Leadership Training of First-Year Premedical Students

의예과 학생들의 리더십 교육 후 자기리더십과 자기효능감의 변화

  • Yoo, Dong-Mi (Department of Medical Education, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine) ;
  • Kang, Wha Sun (Department of Medical Lifescience, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine)
  • 유동미 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 의학교육학과) ;
  • 강화선 (가톨릭대학교 의과대학 의생명과학교실)
  • Received : 2016.05.23
  • Accepted : 2016.06.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to elucidate to what extent the goals of the leadership training program implemented in a medical college were achieved. Study subjects consisted of 74 first-year premedical students at the College of Medicine of The Catholic University of Korea. All participants completed two questionnaires: an 18-item self-leadership questionnaire asking self-expectation, rehearsal, goal setting, self-rewards, self-judgment and constructive thinking, and a 28-item self-efficacy questionnaire asking preference toward difficult work, efficacy of self-control, and confidence before and after the leadership training program. Students also competed a program satisfaction survey after the program. The collected data were analyzed with a paired t-test, descriptive statistics by IBM SPSS ver. 20.0 (IBM Co., Armonk, NY, USA). Students' overall satisfaction with the program scored 4.06 out of 5. The scores of self-leadership and self-efficacy increased after the leadership training program except for 'confidence' in self-efficacy. The results indicate that an intensive leadership program in a short period of time could help to enhance social competencies such as communication skills, empathy, self-reflection, and teamwork of premedical students.

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Supported by : 가톨릭대학교

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