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The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2011;17(1):62-71.
Published online December 31, 2010.
The Relationship between Professional Nursing Values and Career Preparation Behaviors of Nursing Students
Ko, Young-Ji;Kim, In-Kyung;
1College of Nursing, Yonsei University
2Division of Nursing Science, College of Health Science, Ewha Womans University
간호학생의 간호전문직관과 진로준비행동 간의 관계
고영지, 김인경
1연세대학교 간호대학
2이화여자대학교 간호과학과
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between professional nursing values and career preparation behaviors in senior nursing students. Method: The sample consisted of 199 nursing students before getting jobs who attended a nursing vocational college in Daegu and a nursing department of a university in J city of Chungcheongbuk-do. The data were collected from the first of May to the first of June in 2010. Results: The mean score was 106.76 for professional nursing values. The highest reported score of the nursing professional values domains was professionalism of nursing and was followed by nursing practical role and professional self-concept. The mean score was 42.66 for career preparation behavior. There was alow correlation between professional nursing values and career preparation behaviors. Conclusion: This finding suggests nursing students have differences from career preparation behaviors according to viewpoints about nursing as a professional job. Therefore, it is necessary to develop new curriculum and reinforce existing education for developing of professional nursing values. Moreover, nursing education institutes should set up educational objectives related to their general characteristics for improving career preparation behavior.
Key Words: Students, Nursing, Behavior, Career counseling

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