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A Study about Cultural Sensitivity and Stereotype about Immigrant Women among Nursing Students

간호대학생의 문화적 민감성과 결혼이주여성에 대한 고정관념 김지현

  • Received : 2014.03.10
  • Accepted : 2014.07.20
  • Published : 2014.07.28

Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the cultural sensitivity and stereotype about immigrant women among nursing students. The participants in this study were 144 nursing students Data were collected from May to June 2013. The mean age of subjects was 21.8 years old. 68.1% of subjects had have experiences to travel abroad. Many subjects(90.3%) reported that multi-cultural education was needed. 66.0% of subjects met foreigners at clinical place among practice period. The cultural sensitivity and stereotype were middle range. It suggested that to prepare for the coming era of globalization, and to increase the nursing students' cultural sensitivity, a transcultural nursing curriculum needs to develop for appropriate and effective services in cross-cultural situations of the multicultural families in Korea.

Keywords

cultural sensitivity;stereotype;immigrant women;nursing student;multi-cultural education need

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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