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International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review-e-iSSN - 2347 - 3215

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Self-Awareness among Nursing Students of Selected Nursing College
Buvaneswari1* and Juliet Sylvia2
1College of Nursing, JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research), India
2Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai, India
 
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Abstract:

Self-awareness is a process of objective examination of oneself. Self-awareness is considered as an important tool to develop a therapeutic relationship with patients for therapeutic healing. Self-awareness is considered as the essential aspect of a professional nurse this will lead to competency in provision of high quality nursing care and finally greater satisfaction in client care. A descriptive survey design was adopted. Using non probability convenience sampling 243 nursing students were selected as subjects. Instruments used for collecting the data consisted of Proforma for socio demographic variables, Life Skills Assessment Scale (Only self-awareness dimension was used) developed by Radhakrishnan Nair, Subashree. The results revealed that majority 147 (60.5%) of the nursing students had average level of self-awareness, 55 (22.6%) of students had high level, 23 (9.5%) had very high level and only 18(7.4%) had low level of self-awareness. There was a significant association between self-awareness and sex at p< 0.05 and year of study at the level of p< 0.001. Self-awareness is the foundation skill required for reflective practice as the outcomes from being self-aware underpin whole process. Self-awareness helps in personal success and management. The present study concluded that majority of the nursing students were having average level of self-awareness. More emphasis should be given to Self-awareness training.

Keywords: Self-awareness;Nursing students;Nursing college;Life skills assessment scale.
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Buvaneswari, R. and Juliet Sylvia. 2018. Self-Awareness among Nursing Students of Selected Nursing College.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 6(5): 1-6
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2018.605.001