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Investigation on attitudes and influencing factors of undergraduate nursing students willingness of promoting advanced care planning
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Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

Open Access

Investigation on attitudes and influencing factors of undergraduate nursing students willingness of promoting advanced care planning


38th Asia-Pacific Nursing and Medicare Summit

OCTOBER 03-04, 2018 OSAKA, JAPAN

Zhengyan Shi

Sichuan University, China

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: Adv Practice Nurs

Abstract :

Objective: This study aimed to investigate undergraduate nursing students?¢???? attitudes and willingness to promote Advanced Care Planning (ACP), offering evidence support for the ACP training program of nursing students and promotion of ACP application with exploring the related influencing factors. Methods: A survey was conducted among 312 nursing students studying in a university in Sichuan Chengdu, by using the general information questionnaire, the attitude of ACP scale and the nursing students?¢???? willingness of promoting ACP questionnaire. Results: The score of nursing students?¢???? attitudes towards ACP reached 24.97???±2.75 (total score 9-36) while willingness of promoting ACP score was 79.26???±9.70 (total score 24-120). Religious belief, grades, relationships with family and discussion on the subject of death were associated with undergraduate nursing students?¢???? willingness of promoting ACP. Conclusion: Our findings indicate that undergraduate nursing students hold a positive attitude towards ACP, but in poor knowledge status and little information support. In order to improve the cognitive level and promotion ability of ACP on which consequential implementation and application are based, systematic and adequate trainings toward ACP for undergraduate nursing students are in urgent need.

Biography :

Zhengyan Shi has completed her undergraduate study in West China School of Nursing of Sichuan University and is currently pursuing graduation.

E-mail: [email protected]

 

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