The Effect of Case-Based SBAR Communication Training Program on Critical Thinking Disposition, Communication Self-Efficacy and Communication Competence of Nursing Students

사례기반 SBAR 의사소통 교육프로그램이 간호대학생의 비판적 사고성향, 의사소통 자기효능감, 의사소통능력에 미치는 효과

  • Park, Su-Jin ;
  • Choi, Hyo-Sin
  • 박수진 ;
  • 최효신
  • Received : 2018.08.23
  • Accepted : 2018.11.02
  • Published : 2018.11.30


The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of case-based SBAR communication training program on critical thinking ability, communication self-efficacy and communication competence of nursing students. 112 sophomore students majoring in nursing were recruited from one university located in D city, and the data collection commenced on 18 December 2017 and was completed on 4 January 2018. The case-based SBAR communication training program consisted of pre-education, a pre-survey, a three-section program, and a post-survey. A one-group pretest-posttest design was used to collect the data, and frequency and paired t-test were analyzed by SPSS 21.0 program. The rate of satisfaction for interpersonal relationship was 75.0% and satisfaction rate for improvement on their major was 54.5%. Compared with before the program, critical thinking ability and communication competence were significantly improved after completion of the case-based SBAR communication training program (t=-4.237, p<.001; t=-2.734, p=.007). Communication self-efficacy was also improved after the case-based SBAR communication training program, but the difference was not significant. In conclusion, the case-based SBAR communication training program improved critical thinking ability and communication competence.


Communication program;Competency;Critical thinking;Nursing student;Self Efficacy Academia-Industrial


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