J Korean Acad Fundam Nurs.  2014 Aug;21(3):292-301. 10.7739/jkafn.2014.21.3.292.

Effects of Core Fundamental Nursing Skills Education on Self-efficacy, Clinical Competence and Practice Satisfaction in Nursing Students

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  • 1Department of Nursing, Dongnam Health University, Korea. myjho2001@dongnam.ac.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to contribute to the development of efficient methods of nursing practice education by evaluating effects of core fundamental nursing skills education on self-efficacy, clinical competence and practice satisfaction in nursing students. METHOD: The research design was a one group pretest-posttest design and it was done to assess changes in self-efficacy and clinical competence from pre to the post-test which was given after the core fundamental nursing skills education was completed. Data were collected from September 5 to December 20, 2013 from 156 nursing students who were taking the 12-hours core fundamental nursing skills education at one university in Gyeonggi-do. This practicum was composed of 6 core fundamental nursing skills.
RESULTS
Self-efficacy and clinical competence scores improved. There was no significant difference in self-efficacy but there was a significant difference of clinical competence. In the subscales of clinical competence, the domain of nursing skill was scored the highest. The score for practice satisfaction was also high.
CONCLUSION
The results indicate that the core fundamental nursing skills education is effective in improving clinical competence and practice satisfaction in nursing students. But new strategies are needed to improve self-efficacy.

Keyword

Self efficacy; Clinical competence; Personal satisfaction

MeSH Terms

Clinical Competence*
Education*
Gyeonggi-do
Humans
Nursing*
Personal Satisfaction
Research Design
Self Efficacy
Students, Nursing*
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