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Author Zhu, Ming Xia;Luk, Andrew;Deng, Bei
Title Comparing the basic core competencies of 3 group of Chinese nursing students and exploring related factors leading to their differences
Journal Title 澳門護理雜誌
Pub. Info 第12卷第1期, 第1-6頁
Date 2013年6月
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Keyword empathy
caring
caring ability
core competence
nursing students
Abstract Objective:To compare the basic core competencies of 3 group of Chinese nursing students and explore related factors leading to their differences. Methods:The questionnaire approach was adopted to evaluate year 4 student’s caring ability and empathy with 183 participants from three Nursing Colleges. Instruments included (1)Caring Dimensions Inventory; (2)The Interpersonal Reactivity Index. Results:Findings showed that the average score of caring ability of all participants was higher than 75. Empathy score in College A was 66. 35, College B was 64. 37, and College C was 59. 23. (C) respectively. College A has a statistically better results in the degree of feeling being cared, social activity participation and caring ability and empathy. Possible reasons were explored. Involvement in social activities and feeling cared were also found to be positively correlated with empathy. Conclusions:The study suggested that a caring environment with the increased input from nursing faculties and involvement in social activities may contribute a better performance in nursing student basic core competencies.

Paragraph Headings:
1. Introduction
2. Literature review
2. 1. Basic core competencies of a nursing graduate
3. Methodology
3. 1. Participants and procedures
3. 2. Research instruments
3. 3. Ethical consideration
4. Findings
4. 1. Background information of participants
4. 2. The caring ability and empathy of nursing graduates in three nursing colleges
4. 3. The comparison of graduates’ social activities participation, level of feeling cared and caring ability and empathy among three nursing colleges
4. 4. Relationships among Participation in Social activities, level of feeling cared and caring ability and empathy
5. Discussion
5. 1. Background information
5. 2. The caring ability and empathy of nursing graduates
5. 3. Relationship among participation in social activities, level of feeling cared and caring ability and empathy
6. Conclusion

Tables:
1. Background information of participants in three nursing college(n=183)
2. The caring ability and empathy of nursing graduates in three nursing colleges
3. Result of empathy of graduates(n=183)
4. Result of one-way ANOVA to compare social activities, feeling cared and core caring ability and empathy of graduate in three colleges(n=183)
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