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J Korean Acad Nurs Adm. 2016 Jan;22(1):80-90. Korean.
Published online Jan 31, 2016.
Copyright © 2016 Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
Analysis of Students Experience related of Nursing Management Clinical Practice: Text Network Analysis Method
Kyeong Hwa Kang,1 and Soyoung Yu2
1Division of Nursing, Hallym University, Korea.
2College of Nursing, CHA University, Korea.

Corresponding author: Yu, Soyoung. College of Nursing, CHA University, 120 Haeryong-ro, Pocheon 11160, Korea. Tel: +82-31-8017-5848, Fax: +82-31-8017-5853, Email:
Received December 11, 2015; Revised January 07, 2016; Accepted January 08, 2016.

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The purpose of this study was to analyze students experiences during clinical practice in nursing management.


Assessing through computerized databases, self-reflection reports of 57 students were analyzed. Text network analysis was applied to examine the research. The keywords from each student's reports were extracted by using the programs, KrKwic and NetMiner.


The results of the keyword network analysis of what students learned in the nursing process included 27 words. The keyword network analysis of what students learned from the problem solving process included 23 words and the keyword network analysis of improvements in Clinical Practice of Nursing included 31 words.


Studies related to clinical practice have been increasing, and themes of the studies have also become broader. Further research is required to investigate factors affecting clinical practice specifically in nursing management. Further comparative studies are necessary to define differences in clinical practice systems related to improving nursing students competency.

Keywords: Clinical practice of nursing management; Text network analysis; Nursing students


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The process of clinical practice in nursing management.
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Figure 2
The Marquis-Huston critical thinking teaching model.
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Keyword network analysis of what students learned in nursing process.
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Keyword network analysis of what students learned from problem solving process.
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Keyword network analysis of improvements in clinical practice of nursing management.
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