Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2019 , Vol 10, Issue 3
Determinat Ion of Entreprenurship Level and Affecting Fa Ctors In Nursing Students
Arzu Bahar1,Elem Kocaçal Güler2,Müzeyyen Arslan5,Adviye Büşra İnem3,Zehra Seda Çimen4
1Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi, Hemşirelik, Girne, Kuzey Kıbrıs TC
2İstanbul Kent Üniversitesi, Hemşirelik, İstanbul, Türkiye
3Lösante Çocuk ve Yetişkin Hastanesi, Hemşirelik, Ankara, Türkiye
4Beykoz Devlet Hastanesi, Hemşirelik, İstanbul, Türkiye
5Her hangi bir kurumda çalışmamaktadır., Hemşirelik, Ankara, Türkiye
DOI : 10.31067/0.2019.121 Purpose: The aim of this descriptive study is to determine the level of entrepreneuship and related factors in nursing students.

Methods: The study sample consisted of 178 students in a nursing school at a university in Ankara who received education in 2014-2015 academic year and agreed to participate in the study. The data were collected through the Personel Information Form and University Student Entreprenurship Scale (USES). Descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation), Wilcoxon Signed Rank test, Mann-Whitney U test, Kruskal-Wallis test and Dunn"s test were used in analyzing the data.

Results: The mean age of the students who participated in the study was 21±2.6 years. 28% of those students were in the first year, 32% were in the second year, 23% were in the third year and 27% were in the fourth year. The mean score for the students on the University Student Entreprenurship Scale (USES) was 136.78±1.68 point as to be considered a high level entrepreneurship. There was a statistically significant difference (p<0.05) among having a work experience, having entrepreneur relatives, entrepreneural personality and a level of entrepreneurship.

Conclusions: The entrepreneurship level in nursing students was found to be high. These characteristics need to be highlighted and strengthened. Keywords : entrepreneurship, nursing, student