Determine the Association Between Nurses Self-Concept and Clinical Performance Among Nursing Students

Shumaila Ashraf, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad Afzal, Syed Amir Gilani


Self-concept in clinical performance had an important role in applying competencies and self-concept in clinical performance influenced to quality care of nursing students. Self-concept is the key point for patient care by the student nurses which is established with continues education, gaining knowledge, learning skills and making attitudes. The purpose of the study is to determine the association between nurses self concept and clinical performance among nursing students. Descriptive cross sectional study was conducted in the school of nursing at Jinnah hospital Lahore. The study data were collected using a questionnaire which consisted of Nursing Self Concept Questionnaire (NSCQ) and Six Dimension Scale of nurse performance 6-(DSNP). Pearson Correlation test was used to explore the relationship of variables. The results of the study show that clinical performance and professional self-concept are related. These findings can be helpful to teachers, authorities at nursing colleges, and nursing managers.

Keywords: Professional Self concept; clinical performance; nursing students.

DOI: 10.7176/JHMN/61-09

Publication date: April 30th 2019

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