Volume 2, Issue 1 (Summer 2016)                   SJNMP 2016, 2(1): 38-47 | Back to browse issues page

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and Aim: One of the most important choices for students after completion of secondary education, major. The study of factors affecting the selection of nursing can help the understanding and improving the incentives to enter this field. This study was conducted to determine the perspective of nursing students of Islamic Azad University in Sanandaj on the factors affecting the choice of nursing.

Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional study that was conducted in the academic year 2011-2012. The study population included the freshman students of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Islamic Azad University of which included 83 persons who were selected by census and were questioned. In order to collect data a standard questionnaire was used. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS version 21.

Findings: The main factor for choosing this discipline from the studied perspective was the desire to help people and the least effect was related to health care work experience prior to . The impact of environmental factors in selecting this discipline was more than other factors (p<0.05).

Conclusion: The findings showed that students had poor information regarding academic disciplines and their position in the society , holding training classes for senior students on how to select their future career and informing them regarding academic disciplines to choose proper field along with their interests is recommended

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/8 | Revised: 2019/06/30 | Accepted: 2016/11/8 | Published: 2016/11/8 | ePublished: 2016/11/8