The effect of nurse education on the self-esteem and assertiveness of nursing students: A four-year longitudinal study

Ilhan N. , SUKUT Ö., Akhan L. U. , Batmaz M.

NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, vol.39, pp.72-78, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.12.026
  • Title of Journal : NURSE EDUCATION TODAY
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-78


Background: The nurse education program affects many aspects of personal development. Nursing students gain skills in critical thinking and analysis and also develop communication and management skills. The four-year program may also have an effect on students' assertiveness and self-esteem.