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ERIC Number: EJ1086369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Bullying Behaviors and Self Efficacy among Nursing Students at Clinical Settings: Comparative Study
Kassem, Awatef Hassan
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n35 p25-36 2015
Background: Nursing students who experienced bullying behaviors feel anger and missing their concentration, their capability to achieve a desired outcome. Also self-efficacy, often referred to as self-confidence, is essential to nursing students' ability and performance in the clinical setting. Aim: Study aimed to examine relation between bullying behaviors and self-efficacy among nursing students. Methods: Descriptive comparative correlation design. Sample included all student nurses in final year at faculty of nursing and Technical Health Institute. Total number of nursing students at faculty of nursing were (n=206) and Technical Health Institute were (n=132). There are two tools of data collection used Bullying in Nursing Education Questionnaire and General Self-Efficacy scale. Results: More than one third of faculty nursing students were exposed to moderate degree of bullying (38.8%) while technical health institute nursing students (23.1%). More than above half of total nursing students had mild self-efficacy (58.9%). Conclusion: There was a significance relationship between bullying behavior and general self-efficacy among the studied nursing students. Recommendation: Students must be conscious of procedures for reporting experiences of bullying and be able to do so in a nonthreatening and threatening environment. Also make students aware about the goals that need to be attained in their clinical setting and provide them with feedback through effective communication on goal progress.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Egypt
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