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An Internship Experience to Convergence Program for Undergraduated Nursing Students

간호대학생의 융합프로그램을 이용한 인턴십 체험

  • Oh, Geum-sook (Department of nursing, Chungbuk Health & Sciences University) ;
  • Lee, Mi-kyung (College of nursing, Hanzhong University)
  • 오금숙 (충북보건과학대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 이미경 (한중대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2015.08.17
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.31

Abstract

Recently, the tendency in the education system orientes to developing people of interdisciplinary abilities, this study was conducted to explore career process and to aware the career through internship participation of nursing students and to investigate effect of convergence program. The study conducted in-depth interview with 14 undergraduate nursing students who participated convergence program at various medical organizations. Collection data was analyized based on grounded theory. The research finding shows that Internship Experience was four categories and 12 themes. Four categories are participation motivation internships, Career Exploration process through internship, various learning for career preparation and career awareness In order to operate effective convergence program, various learning opportunities and building relationships with the members in organizations are provided and organizational system support is needed.

Keywords

Convergence Program;Internship;Nursing student;Career exploration;Career Awareness;Grounded Methods

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