The Effectiveness of Nursing Information Literacy Competency Enhancement Program on Evidence-Based Practice Competencies and Problem Solving Skills in Nursing Students

간호대학생의 간호정보활용역량 강화프로그램이 근거기반실무 역량과 문제해결능력에 미치는 효과

  • Ha, Yeong-Mi (College of Nursing & Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Lee, Meiling (College of Nursing & Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Chae, Yeo-Joo (College of Nursing & Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University)
  • 하영미 (경상대학교 간호대학 & 건강과학연구원) ;
  • 리메일링 (경상대학교 간호대학 & 건강과학연구원) ;
  • 채여주 (경상대학교 간호대학 & 건강과학연구원)
  • Received : 2016.08.23
  • Accepted : 2016.11.20
  • Published : 2016.11.28


The purpose of this study was to develop and examine the effectiveness (knowledge, attitude, skills of Evidence-Based Practice, and problem solving skills) of nursing information literacy competency enhancement program for nursing students. It is a pre-post design study carried out with a single group of 72 sophomores in a nursing college. Nursing information literacy competency enhancement program of 6 times (8 hours) was provided to nursing students. Our results have demonstrated that knowledge, attitude, skills of evidence-based practice, and problem solving skills were significantly higher in nursing students. In conclusion, the nursing information literacy competency enhancement program was effective in promoting knowledge, attitude, skills of evidence-based practice and problem solving skills. Based on our results, the nursing information literacy competency enhancement program can provide a basis for enhancing evidence-based nursing practice competencies and problem solving skills of nursing students.


Nursing information literacy competency;Evidence-Based Practice;problem solving skill;nursing students;Evidence-Based Nursing


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