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Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Empathy among Student Nurses

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 7)

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Page : 910-913

Keywords : Emotional intelligence; Empathy; student nurses;

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Quantitative research approach and non-experimental descriptive, crossectional research design was used in the study. Simple random (probability) sampling technique was used to select the subjects and the sample size was 220 student nurses. Data was collected by using two standardized tools i. e. Emotional Quotient Self Assessment Scale (EQSA) and Multi Dimensional Emotional Empathy Scale (MDEES). The conceptual framework for the present research study was based on Imogene M. King conceptual system of Goal attainment theory which is based on Systems, Concepts and Process was published in 1981. Pilot study was done on 24 student nurses to check the reliability and feasibility of the study. Main study was done in the month of December 2104. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Bar diagrams were used to depict the findings. The following conclusions were drawn based on the findings of the study. Majority of student nurses had average level of emotional intelligence and empathy, there was positive relationship between emotional intelligence and empathy. Demographic variables were found to significantly related to emotional intelligence and empathy of student nurses.

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