Analysis of Positioning in the Nursing Students' Narrative of the Experiences of Clinical Practice
임상실습 경험 내러티브에 나타난 간호학생의 자리매김

Haeng-Mi Son
2014 The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education  
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to understand the positioning which was perceived by nursing students from their clinical practice experiences. Methods: The data were 80 narratives of practice experience written by 20 nursing students. Using qualitative contents analysis, nursing students' reflective narratives were analyzed in the aspects of the positioning which including personal characteristics, designated social role, and ethical order. Results: In personal characteristics, nursing
more » ... teristics, nursing students positioned themselves as they had vague fear and cold feet about the physical and personal environment of the clinical setting. In the aspects of the designated social role, they positioned themselves to learn more knowledge and skills of the nursing, to put effort in maintaining good relationship with their patients and other nurses, and to evaluate the nurses on their job performances and professional attitudes. In ethical order, nursing students positioned themselves as a person who worries about their work as a future professional nurse. Conclusion: The result of this study can be used to better understand nursing students and application of the nursing students' narratives in the clinical practice education, and to facilitate positive outcomes and transitions from nursing students to nurses.
doi:10.5977/jkasne.2014.20.1.129 fatcat:kmlje3hw6nbxlkcnnosrij36xa