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International Journal of Reliable Information and Assurance

Volume 4 No. 2, 2016, pp 19-24


An Analysis on Nursing Students' Perception of Protective Actions and Management for Medical Information at Hospital

    Hyeon-cheol Jeong
    Dept. of Nursing, Sahmyook University, Hwarang-ro 815, Nowon-gu, Seoul, Korea


    This is a survey study to find nursing university students' perception of patient medical information protection. The study subjects are 350 students at the nursing department of two universities in Seoul. A questionnaire survey had been conducted from Sep. 1 to Oct. 20, 2015. Of the distributed questionnaire copies, 281 were collected and used for data analysis. To find their perception of the personal information protection of patients, this study designed the self-administered questionnaire with 28 questions in four categories. For data analysis, t-test, ANOVA, and Pearson correlation coefficients were applied. The total perception of the protective actions of medical information scored 3.39±0.51 points (5-point scale). Regarding the perception of personal information protection, in communication category, the study subjects who had practical experience, were aware of Medical Information Protection Act and completed medical security education had significantly high points.


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