The role type analysis of nursing leader for effective environment at the practice field that nursing students recognize - Q methodology -

간호 대학생이 인식하는 실무현장의 효과적 환경을 위한 간호리더자의 역할유형분석

  • Sim, In Ok (Chung-Ang University Red Cross College of Nursing) ;
  • Song, Geon Woo (Chung-Ang University Red Cross College of Nursing) ;
  • Lee, Ji Hyun (Chung-Ang University Red Cross College of Nursing)
  • 심인옥 (중앙대학교 적십자간호대학) ;
  • 송건우 (중앙대학교 적십자간호대학) ;
  • 이지현 (중앙대학교 적십자간호대학)
  • Received : 2015.08.03
  • Accepted : 2015.11.06
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Nursing students do a variety of learning at the practice field during clinical practice. They can recognize the importance and effectiveness of nursing leader. The purpose of this study was to categorize the types by analyzing what are important aspects of nursing leader's role to make effective practice environment nursing students experienced from training course. This research was used Q methodology to understand how nursing students recognize deeply. Participants were involved 30 nursing students who have experienced nursing practices. Q samples included 36 statements gathered from interviews with students who experienced clinical practices and literatures regarding types of nursing leader's role. Furthermore, major factors were analyzed and categorized by using QUANL PC program. As a result of research, there are 4 types of nursing leader's role. The first type is "Maintaining justice and level-headed", the second type is "Creating environment for motivation", the third is "Respecting character and growing capacity up" and the fourth is "Relationship center through confidence". Through the research process, this study is about to make evidences by understanding role of nursing leader for effective environment of practice field.


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