Effects of Action Learning-based Pediatric Nursing Practice Education Program on Problem Solving Abilities, Competency in Nursing Skills, Self-efficacy for Group Work, and Team Efficacy of Nursing College Students

AUTHORS

Seok-Young Han,Department of Nursing Science, Chosun Nursing College, Philmundaero, Dong-gu, Gwangju, 61453, South Korea

ABSTRACT

This study was conducted to examine effects of action learning-based pediatric nursing practice education (AL-PNPE) program for nursing students. A quasi-experimental study with a non-equivalent control group pretest-posttest design was used. The study participants were 82 nursing students (42 in the experimental group and 40 in the control group) from G metropolitan city in South Korea. The experimental group took part in the AL-PNPE program, which was scheduled to take place twice per week for 10 days, while the control group took part in a traditional pediatric nursing practice education course. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, χ²-test, ANCOVA, and an independent t-test using SPSS/WIN 22.0. There were significant increases in problem solving abilities (t=4.49, p<.001), competency in nursing skills (t=3.99, p<.001), self-efficacy for group work (t=3.91, p<.001), and team efficacy (t=2.25, p=.027) in the experimental group compared to the control group. Based on the findings, this study indicates that AL-PNPE is an effective teaching-learning method to improve problem solving abilities, competency in nursing skills, self-efficacy for group work, and team efficacy of nursing college students. Therefore, Repetitive researches on action learning based education programs for nursing students are demanded, as is a cross-sectional research to verify the effects after providing direct action learning during pediatrics nursing clinical practice.

 

KEYWORDS

Action learning, Clinical competence, Problem-solving, Self-efficacy, Team efficacy

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CITATION

  • APA:
    Han,S.Y.(2021). Effects of Action Learning-based Pediatric Nursing Practice Education Program on Problem Solving Abilities, Competency in Nursing Skills, Self-efficacy for Group Work, and Team Efficacy of Nursing College Students. Journal of Human-centric Science and Technology Innovation, 1(2), 75-82. 10.21742/JHSTI.2021.1.2.10
  • Harvard:
    Han,S.Y.(2021). "Effects of Action Learning-based Pediatric Nursing Practice Education Program on Problem Solving Abilities, Competency in Nursing Skills, Self-efficacy for Group Work, and Team Efficacy of Nursing College Students". Journal of Human-centric Science and Technology Innovation, 1(2), pp.75-82. doi:10.21742/JHSTI.2021.1.2.10
  • IEEE:
    [1] S.Y.Han, "Effects of Action Learning-based Pediatric Nursing Practice Education Program on Problem Solving Abilities, Competency in Nursing Skills, Self-efficacy for Group Work, and Team Efficacy of Nursing College Students". Journal of Human-centric Science and Technology Innovation, vol.1, no.2, pp.75-82, Apr. 2021
  • MLA:
    Han Seok-Young. "Effects of Action Learning-based Pediatric Nursing Practice Education Program on Problem Solving Abilities, Competency in Nursing Skills, Self-efficacy for Group Work, and Team Efficacy of Nursing College Students". Journal of Human-centric Science and Technology Innovation, vol.1, no.2, Apr. 2021, pp.75-82, doi:10.21742/JHSTI.2021.1.2.10

ISSUE INFO

  • Volume 1, No. 2, 2021
  • ISSN(p):0
  • ISSN(e):2653-0007
  • Published:Apr. 2021

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