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Correlation analysis on general self-efficacy and professional identity of nursing students in the early stage of practice

Source:中华现代护理杂志 Author:Sun Junyu,Parida·Muhammat Editor: AddTime:2017-12-25
Objective To investigate the status quo of general self-efficacy and professional identity of
nursing students in the early stage of internship and the correlation between them,and analyze the influencing
factors of professional identity. Methods From July 2016 to September of 2016,by cluster sampling method,
a total of 787 female nursing students from 5 class Ⅲ grade A hospitals in Urumqi were selected as the subjects
of the research and surveyed by general self-efficacy comprehensive scale and professional identity scale
of nursing students in Xinjiang region. Results The nursing students′ score of general self-efficacy was
(40.05±6.67),and the score of professional identity was( 124.69±21.88) in the early stage of internship. There
was a positive correlation between general self-efficacy and professional identity( r=0.581,P<0.001). Analysis
of multiple linear regression showed that the score of general self-efficacy,education degree,practical hospital
and employment intention were the factors influencing the professional identity of nursing students in the early
stage of internship. Conclusions Nursing students with stronger general self-efficacy have higher professional
identity in the early stage of internship. It is recommended that nursing educators should take scientific and
feasible interventions to enhance students′ professional identity according to different characteristics of nursing
students in the early stage of internship.