A STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AMONG BASIC B.SC NURSING STUDENTS AT NARAYAN NURSING COLLEGE , GOPAL NARAYAN SINGH UNIVERSITY, SASARAM.
Author(s):
Dr.K.Latha
Keywords:
Emotional intelligence (EI), Basic B.Sc Nursing , Students
Abstract
Emotional intelligence (EI) or emotional quotient (EQ) is the capacity of individuals to recognize their own, and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, and use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour. Understanding emotional intelligence amongst the students who are on the verge of becoming a professional, identifying and certainly managing interpersonal relationship, setbacks, anxiety and impulses; as well as other aspects of emotional intelligence are all part of college life, yet very little has been studied about its correlation to persistence, academic and professional success. The researcher from experience has observed that may students suffer from emotional problems because they lack the basic knowledge of emotional intelligence. The presents study aims to assess the level of emotional intelligence among the basic B.Sc Nursing students at SRM College of Nursing. A Quantitative approach and descriptive research design was conducted on 150 Basic B.Sc Nursing students, selected by simple random sampling technique at Narayan Nursing college. The tool used for data collection consists of 2 sections: Section A Demographic variables & Section B Structured questionnaire standard of emotional Intelligence among B.sc nursing students which consists of 40 questions was used to assess the level of emotional intelligence among the students. The findings of the study revealed that majority of samples 104(69.00%) students are in the area of enrichment, 41(27.33%) students had effective functioning and only 5(3.64%) students have enhanced skills of emotional intelligence. There was statistical significant association between the emotional intelligence with their demographic variables at p=0.05 ,Type of family (X2= 37.482,P=0.000) and Ethnicity (X2=9.559,P=0.049), where as there was no statistical significant association found with the remaining variable (Age, Gender, Year of studying, Father’s monthly income, Mother’s monthly income, Religion, Father’s education, Mother’s education, Father’s occupation, Mother’s occupation, Hometown and Accommodation).Study concludes that majority of the students 104(69.%) are in the area of enri
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Unique Paper ID: 164389

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 10, Issue 12

Page(s): 542 - 549
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