Study on Meta-cognition, Self-efficiency, Clinical competence of nursing students

간호대학생의 메타인지, 자기효능감, 임상수행능력의 융복합적 영향

  • Chin, Eun Young (Department of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science University) ;
  • Lee, Myung In (Department of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science University) ;
  • Kim, Yoon Lee (Department of Nursing, Hanil University and Presbyterian Theological Seminary)
  • Received : 2017.02.25
  • Accepted : 2017.04.20
  • Published : 2017.04.28


This study examined the influence of meta-cognition, self-efficiency and clinical competence in nursing students. A convenience sample of 153 subjects were recruited from fourth year nursing students, and the survey was conducted from September 1st to 30th 2015. The data were collected by questionnaires and analyzed SPSS/Win 18.0 program, using descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation coefficient, t-test, one-way ANOVA and hierarchical regression. Significant positive correlation among the meta-cognition, self-efficiency and clinical competence were found. The regression model explained 27% of the clinical competence. The meta-cognition and self-efficiency for the nursing students were factors influencing clinical competence. Therefor, it is necessary develop an educational program to improve the meta-cognition and self-efficiency of nursing students.


Nursing student;Meta-cognition;Self-efficiency;Clinical competence;Convergence Effect


Supported by : Wonkwang Health Science University


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