A Relationship between Teaching Self-efficiency and Cultivating Ability of Core Competency for Clinical Nursing Preceptors

Yi-Chun Lin1, Weir-Sen Lin2*
1National Tainan Junior College of Nursing
78, Sec. 2, Minzu Rd., Tainan City 700, Taiwan, R.O.C.
2Department of Hospital and Health Care Administration,
Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science,
60, Sec 1, Erh-Jen Rd., Jen-Te District, Tainan City 717, Taiwan, R.O.C.
*Correspondent Author
Nursing clinical internship should be focused on cultivation of core competencies to learn clinical skills. Clinical nursing preceptors play a key element to apply self-efficiency in student effective learning. Purposes of this study are to investigate teaching self-efficiency of clinical nursing preceptors and the relationship between teaching self-efficiency and cultivating ability of core competencies. A cross-sectional survey was conducted for nursing preceptors employed by nursing universities and junior high school in 2016. A self-compiled structured questionnaire was developed after literatures’ review. Content validity and reliability were established. Data were collected by hard copies and on-line questionnaires respectively. A total of 206 questionnaires returned effectively. Descriptive statistics, correlations and multiple stepwise regressions were used to analyze data. Results showed that the mean score of teaching self-efficiency of clinical nursing preceptors was 4.40, and the mean score of cultivating ability of core competency was 4.43. Communication, method and strategy, evaluation, leaning assistance and creating teaching environment of teaching self-efficiency were significantly predictive impact factors to predict the cultivating ability of core competencies. Results of this study can provide references for programs of educational trainings for clinical nursing preceptors and the reform of clinical nursing education.

Clinical nursing preceptor, Teaching self-efficiency, Cultivating ability of core competency





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2nd Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation 2019

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