Analysis of Nursing-related Content Portrayed in Middle and High School Textbooks under the National Common Basic Curriculum in Korea

Myun Sook Jung, Hyeong Wook Choi, Dong Mei Li
2010 Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing  
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze nursing-related content in middle, and high school textbooks under the National Common Basic Curriculum in Korea. Methods: Nursing-related content from 43 middle school textbooks and 13 high school textbooks was analyzed. Results: There were 28 items of nursing-related content in the selected textbooks. Among them, 13 items were in the 'nursing activity' area, 6 items were in the 'nurse as an occupation' area, 2 items were in the 'major and
more » ... the 'major and career choice' area, 6 items were 'just one word' and 1 item in 'others'. Conclusion: The main nursing related content which portrayed in the middle and high school textbooks were caring for patients (7 items accounting for 46.5%), nurses working in hospitals (6 items accounting for 21.4%). In terms of gender perspective, female nurses (15 items accounting for 53.6%) were most prevalent.
doi:10.4040/jkan.2010.40.1.33 pmid:20220279 fatcat:g3ysgxmvzngcfj2gfr2aj5ldmm