Character Education in Nursing


Jeong hye Park,Dept. of Nursing, Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology


The purpose of this study was to investigate the levels of nurses’ character in clinical settings for developing the character education program in nursing. Data of 683 nurses in clinical settings were secondarily analyzed using t-test, one-way ANOVA and Scheffé test with IBM SPSS Statistics 20.0 program. The mean score of nurses’ characters was 3.83±0.36 of five. The factors of the highest score were integrity, reliability and etiquette. And the ones of the lowest score were composure, enthusiasm and civility. The scores of general nurses, under master’s course and less than 10 years employment groups were lower than those of the other groups in teamwork. The results of this study suggest nurses’ and students’ character education program for better care in clinical settings.



Character, Education, Policy, Nursing, Nurse


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  • Volume 1, No. 1, 2016
  • ISSN(p):2207-3981
  • ISSN(e):2207-3159
  • Published:Nov. 2016