Analysis of Educational Needs for Career Anchor and Career Development of Nursing Students

간호대학생의 커리어앵커와 경력개발을 위한 교육요구 분석

  • Lee, Ji-An (Educational Development Institute, Pusan National University) ;
  • Park, Su-Hong (Department of Education, Pusan National University)
  • 이지안 (부산대학교 교육발전연구소) ;
  • 박수홍 (부산대학교 교육학과)
  • Received : 2018.01.18
  • Accepted : 2018.04.06
  • Published : 2018.04.30


The purpose of this study is to investigate the educational needs for career development according to the job type of nursing college students. In order to achieve the purpose of the study, 146 nursing college students from K and P universities in the Busan and Kyungnam areas were analyzed using a career anchor questionnaire. In addition, 28 nursing college students who showed a higher level of tendency among job types were selected and divided into 4 teams, and a focus group interview was conducted based on the contents of the created map. Its purpose is to investigate the educational needs of nursing college students to enhance their career development. First, the career anchor types of the nursing college students showed the highest score in the areas of lifestyle, security and stability, while the lowest types of career anchor were pure challenge and general managerial competence. Second, the educational needs for career development were categorized into four areas, namely major competence, practical competence, personality competence, and resource management competence. The major competences are nursing expertise and skills. The practical competences consisted of ward task management, communication, crisis coping ability and personality competence and these were divided into cooperation and responsibility recognition. The resource management competence consists of time management ability and stress management ability. The results of this study are meaningful in that they can be used as the basic educational data for the career development of nursing college students in the future. In addition, it is expected that they can be applied to the development of a curriculum for the improvement of nursing practice.


Nursing Student;Career Anchors;Career Development;Career Education;Educational Needs


Supported by : 부산대학교


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