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 Volume 10, Issue 4 (April 2023), Pages: 145-153


 Original Research Paper

 The nursing students' experience of COVID-19 confirmation


 Ha Na Cho 1, Bock Soon Park 2, Sun-Jung Park 3, *


 1Department of Nursing, Baekseok Culture University, Cheonan, South Korea
 2Department of Nursing, Songho University, Hoengseong County, South Korea
 3Department of Nursing, Sahmyook Health University, Seoul, South Korea

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This study was conducted to prepare the basic data for the development of practical nursing intervention programs for nursing college students who have been confirmed with COVID-19 since its outbreak in Korea. The subjects of this study were 70 nursing students at the University of Nursing located in Seoul, Gangwon-do, and Gyeonggi-do, Chungcheongnam-do. The data were collected from April 1st through April 30th, 2022, and analyzed it using the content analysis method. The experience of the nursing students infected with COVID-19 was classified and analyzed to draw a total of 187 significant statements and 36 categories. When establishing an infectious disease prevention program for nursing students and developing a practical nursing intervention program, it is necessary to focus on the preventive activities that emphasize personal aspects such as infection control, health management, and self-management, and to strengthen social support systems and improve quality of life.

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 Keywords: COVID-19, Nursing students, Infectious disease prevention program

 Article History: Received 29 August 2022, Received in revised form 1 January 2023, Accepted 28 January 2023


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 Conflict of interest: The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


 Cho HN, Park BS, and Park SJ (2023). The nursing students' experience of COVID-19 confirmation. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 10(4): 145-153

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