Date of Award

12-1-1999

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master Of Science In Nursing

Colleges & School

Ruth S. Coleman College Of Nursing And Health Sciences

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Stress (Psychology) -- Case studies; Nursing students -- Psychology

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify the influencing factors that cause stress in nursing students in the first year of an associate degree nursing (ADN) program. Implementing a qualitative study design, a triangular approach to data collection included qualitative methods of interview, observation, and focus group discussion. The primary purpose of the study design was to provide of a thick, rich description of the experiences of students in their first year of nursing school and to describe the influencing factors that cause stress in first-year ADN students.

Rights

On-Campus Access

OCLC Number

48789113

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