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Professional Identity of Nursing Students in the Post-COVID 19 Epidemic in Wuhan: a Cross-Sectional Study

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DOI: 10.23977/appep.2022.030207 | Downloads: 34 | Views: 1324


Huan Yang 1


1 Wuhan College of Foreign Languages and Foreign Affairs, Wuhan, 430083, China

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Huan Yang


Objective: To explore the professional identity of nursing students in the post-COVID 19 epidemic. Methods: A total of 281 nursing students were selected for the study, 83.62% of nursing students said they liked the nursing profession more, 95.01% of nursing students were willing to fight on the front line of the anti-epidemic. Among them, male nursing students, those who were involved in student management, organized campus activities scored high in professional identity score, with a statistically significant difference (p < 0.05). The nursing students' scores for career self-concept, benefits of staying and risks of leaving, and autonomous career identity of career choice were 21.70±4.27, 13.11±3.20, 10.97±2.07, 6.49±1.28, and 8.10±1.68 respectively. The image of nursing in the COVID-19 epidemic helps to cultivate nursing students' responsibility, improve their sense of professional identity.


COVID 19, nursing students, professional identity


Huan Yang, Professional Identity of Nursing Students in the Post-COVID 19 Epidemic in Wuhan: a Cross-Sectional Study. Applied & Educational Psychology (2022) Vol. 3: 49-53. DOI:


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