Korean J Occup Health Nurs.  2011 Nov;20(3):240-249.

A Study on Nursing Students' Job-esteem, Work Values, and Satisfaction of Their Major

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Nursing, Geoje College, Korea.
  • 2Korea Southern Power Co. Ltd, Busan Combined Cycle Power Plant, Busan, Korea, Health Care Unit. anfidtn@hanmail.net
  • 3Department of Nursing, Kyungnam College of Information & Technology, Korea.

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors influencing the nursing students' job-esteem.
METHODS
The data were collected from March 1 to 30, 2011 using questionnaires. The subjects were recruited from the department of nursing at a college in Kyungnam. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS descriptive statistics, mean and standard deviation, t-test and ANOVA, Pearson's Correlation Coefficient, and Stepwise Multiple Regression Analysis.
RESULTS
The significantly factor which is a variable predicting best job-esteem of college nursing students by ability and opportunity to getting accounting for 13.4% (beta=.277) of the prediction, followed by work conditions, lifestyles, and sense of honor that accounted for 27.6%.
CONCLUSION
Based on the results of this study, nursing educational program and curriculum development should give nursing students a variety of experience for their career.

Keyword

Job satisfaction; Social values; Personal satisfaction

MeSH Terms

Accounting
Curriculum
Humans
Job Satisfaction
Life Style
Personal Satisfaction
Surveys and Questionnaires
Social Values
Students, Nursing
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