Compassion competence among nursing students from different cultures: A multi-country study
Patience Edoho Samson-Akpan, PhD, MPH, B.Sc (Hons) RN, FWACN (1); Yougjin Lee, PhD (2); Arcalyd Rose Ramos Cayaban, MSN (3); Mohammed Aljubouri, PhD (4); and Mildred John, PhD (1) - (1) Department of Nursing Science, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria; (2) College of Nursing, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea; (3) Nursing Administration and Adult Health, Sultan Quaboos University Muscat, Oman; and (4) College of Nursing, University of Baghdad, Iraq
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The main purpose was to assess compassion competence among nursing students from different cultures. A descriptive cross-sectional survey involving 1158 undergraduate nursing students from four countries, selected through stratified random sampling method. The results showed that compassion competence was 3.96 (SD=0.56). Effective communication and insights are needed among nursing students.
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