# 3년제 간호학생의 비판적 사고성향과 문제해결능력과의 관계

• Accepted : 2013.12.05
• Published : 2013.12.31
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#### Abstract

This study examined the relationship between the critical thinking disposition and problem solving ability as well as the influencing factors the problem solving ability in nursing students. The data was collected from 422 nursing students of 4 colleges and analyzed using the SPSS/WIN 18.0 program. The mean score of the critical thinking disposition was $3.42{\pm}0.42$ and the problem solving ability was $3.84{\pm}0.50$. A significant positive correlation was observed between the critical thinking disposition and problem solving ability. Multiple regression analysis showed that the predictors of the problem solving ability were the critical thinking disposition and interpersonal relationship. These findings suggest that there is a need to increase the critical thinking disposition and problem solving ability in nursing students. These results should be reflected in an evaluation and development of the curriculum and learning method.

#### Keywords

Critical thinking disposition;Nursing students;Problem solving ability

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