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Relevance of the test content of the Korean Nursing Licensing Examination to nursing job

By In Sook Park, Yeon Ok Suh, Hae Sook Park, Soo Yeon Ahn, So Young Kang and Kwang Sung Kim

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Purpose: This study aimed at identifying if there is a relevance of content of the Korean Nursing Licensing Examination (KNLE) revised in 2014 to nursing job. It will be able to provide the validity of revised content of the KNLE. Methods: From October 13 to November 13, 2015, print version of 8 duties with 49-tasks, 155-job item questionnaires were distributed to 1,305 hospital nurses and 202 nursing faculties in Korea. Results were treated by descriptive statistics and comparison analysis. There were responses from 946 nurses or professors (72.5%). Results: The relevance of test content of KNLE to nursing job was shown to be valid with over 3 points out of 4 point Likert scale in all items: from 3.23 at lowest to 3.64 at top. Conclusion: Above results showed that the revised version of KNLE in 2014 was valid to test the nursing students’ knowledge for job performance

Topics: Knowledge, Nursing licensure, Nursing students, Korea, Work performance, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691, Medicine, R
Publisher: Korea Health Insurance Licensing Examination Institute
Year: 2016
DOI identifier: 10.3352/jeehp.2016.13.23
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:4dad3da888db4de08e287fbc2a304e3d
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