The Path Analysis of Multicultural perception, Cultural competence and Professional self-concept of Nursing students

간호대학생의 다문화인식, 문화적 역량 및 전문직 자아개념의 경로분석

  • Lim, Junghye (Dept. of Nursing, Changwon Moonsung University)
  • 임정혜 (창원문성대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.10.25
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


This is a study path analysis for relationship among multicultural perception(MP), cultural competence(CC) and professional self-concept(PSC). The survey was performed on 245 nursing students in one university. Data was collected using structured questionnaire and analysed with PASW 18.0, AMOS 18.0. Model fit indices were in good agreement with recommended level($x^2/df=1.170$, GFI=.992, AGFI=.970, RMSEA=.027, CFI=.995, NFI=.967). Based on path model CC showed a direct effect on PSC while MP, satisfaction in major(SM), and interpersonal relationship(IR) showed a indirect effect. The MP and SM showed a direct effect on CC while IR showed a indirect effect and SM and IR showed a direct effec on MP. The findings indicate the necessity of developing educational programs to enhance nursing student's MP and CC for increasing of PSC.


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