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Korean Journal of Adult Nursing ((구)Journal of Korean Academy of Adult Nursing)

ISSN  1225-4886 (Print)
Published since 1989
Indexed in SCOPUS, CINAHL, KoreaMed, KoMCI

2013 Korean Journal of Adult Nursing ((구)Journal of Korean Academy of Adult Nursing)ALL

Page 622 ~ 632
제목 미국과 한국의 간호사 국가면허시험 문항개발과정 비교
Title A Comparative Study of the Nurse Licensure Exam Systems between the United States and South Korea
저자 곽찬영·윤순녕·김신정
Author Kwak, Chanyeong · Yun, Soon-Nyoung · Kim, Shin-Jeong
주요어 간호사 국가고시, NCLEX, 미국 간호사 국가고시, 국가고시 방향
Keyword Nursing licensure
Purpose: This study was conducted to compare the nurse licensure examination system in Korea with that of the United States (US). Methods: Focus interviews with the administrative staff of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) were held. two areas were explored in the interviews: the item development process and the general administrative operating procedures. Results: NCLEX-RN items are designed for entry-level practice. The items are subjected to a series of 12 steps including a item writing panel, a content and editorial review, a sensitivity panel, a pre-test, a Differential item functioning panel and a committee review. NCSBN is responsible for the test for registered nurses and one for practical nurses. In contrast the Korean National Health Personnel Licensing Board (KNHPLB) is responsible for nursing is and 21 other health related licensure. Another difference is that in Korea there is no consistent and specialized staff to develop question items. Items are developed by educators who are not active nurses (this last statemtne is not a finding but a point of view usually not given in findings.). Conclusion: Korean nurses form the largest group of health related job categories and the most direct to health care consumers. Therefore, the nursing licensure exam should be acknowledged as the most influential licensure exam in health care services. We recommend a nursing specialized licensing institution to be established with active nurse’participation in item development process to reflect clinical practice into licensure exam.
Page Title Author
597~609 Adaptation Experience to Work of Nurses with Low Back Pain Yang, Jin-Hyang
610~621 Influencing and Mediating Factors in Health Behaviors among Stroke Patients Kim, Min Kyeong · Lee, Hye Ryun · Kwon, Ju Yeon · Oh, Hyun Soo
622~632 A Comparative Study of the Nurse Licensure Exam Systems between the United States and South Korea Kwak, Chanyeong · Yun, Soon-Nyoung · Kim, Shin-Jeong
633~643 Role of Transformational-leadership in the Relationship between Medication Error Management Climate and Error Reporting Intention of Nurse Kim, Myoung Soo
644~654 The Effects of Aroma Foot Reflex Massage on Mood States and Brain Waves in Women Elderly with Osteoarthritis Kim, In Sook · Yang, Hee Jeong · Im, Eun Seon · Kang, Hee Young
655~664 Comparison of Delirium Screening Instruments for the Elderly Lee, Young Whee · Chang, Sung Ok · Kong, Eun Suk · Kim, Nam Cho · Kim, Chun Gill · Kim, Hee Kyung · Song, Misoon · Ahn, Soo Yeon · Cho, Myung Ok · Choi, Kyung Sook
665~678 Development and Application of the Sleeve-type Restraints for Intensive Care Unit Patients Ko, Hyun-young · Kang, Jiyeon
679~689 Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence, Single Voided Volume, Post Void Residual Volume, Daytime Frequency, and Nocturia in Women over 40 Years Kim, Ok Boon · Yoon, Haesang
690~700 Experiences of Pregnancy and Childbirth in Women after Liver Transplantation Ha, Hea Seon · Lim, Kyung-Choon · Hong, Jung Ja · Kim, In Ok · Jeon, Mi Kyeong · Jeong, Jae Sim · Lee, Soon Haeng · Son, Haeng Mi · Yi, Myungsun · Lee, Sung Gyu
701~711 Current Situation and the Forecast of the Supply and Demand of the Nursing Workforce in Korea Kim, Boon Han · Chung, Bok Yae · Kim, Jin Kyung · Lee, Ae-young · Hwang, Seon Young · Cho, Joon Ah · Kim, Jung A
712~724 Effects of Walking Program based on Social Cognitive Theory for Office Workers Choi, Hye-Young · Yang, Sook-Ja
725~735 Effects of Burden and Family Resilience on the Family Adaptation of Family Caregivers of Elderly with Dementia Jang, Hye Young · Yi, Myungsun
736~746 Effects of a Peer Cervical Cancer Prevention Education Program on Korean Female College Students’ Knowledge, Attitude, Self-efficacy, and Intention Mo, Hyun Suk · Choi, Keum Bong · Kim, Jin Sun