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Park: Study of Abilities Required to Develop for Student in Nursing Education



The purpose of this study was to identify key abilities needed to develop for student nurses.


A methodological research design was used in this study. The abilities for student nurses were developed through literature review and educational objectives analysis of 60 nursing colleges in Korea.


Finally, the abilities required to develop for student nurses in higher education were 8 cluster of abilities and 19 abilities such as problem solving ability, relationship ability, professional ability, ability in information processing, globalization, voluntary service.


To perceive and achieve abilities for student nurses in higher education has to be needed a systematic approach in setting objectives, to improve curriculum and to develop program and educational methods.

Figures and Tables

Table 1
Comparison of abilities between bachelor and associate degree

*Fisher's exact test

Table 2
Abilities required to develop for students in higher education
Table 3
Comparison of expected abilities between nursing education and higher education


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