Convergence Factors Influencing Clinical Practice Satisfaction of Nursing Students

간호학생의 임상실습만족도에 미치는 융복합적 영향요인

  • 정영미 (대구한의대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2016.10.13
  • Accepted : 2016.12.20
  • Published : 2016.12.31


The aim of this study was to identify the convergence factors contributing to clinical practice satisfaction in Korean nursing students. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires from April 1 to May 15, 2015. The participants were 83 nursing students, and a mid-sized private university school of nursing in the Korea was selected. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, T-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient, and stepwise multiple regression with SPSS 22.0 program. Satisfaction in major significantly differed by age. Clinical practice satisfaction was positively correlated with satisfaction in major and clinical competence. The factors that significantly influenced clinical practice satisfaction were clinical competence and satisfaction in major, which together explained 26% of the total variance. To improve satisfaction in major and clinical competence among Korean nursing students, it will be necessary to provide nursing students with clinical adaptation programs and preceptor education.


Convergence;Satisfaction;Competence;Clinical practice;Nursing students


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