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Characteristics of Nursing School (N=41).

 Characteristics  Categories n % M±SD (Range)
Location Seoul/Incheon/Gyeonggi 5 12.2
Busan/Ulsan/Gyeongnam 8 19.5
Gwangju/Jeonnam/Jeonbuk 7 17.1
Deagu/Gyeongbuk 11 26.8
Gangwon 3 7.3
Daejeon/Chungnam/Chungbuk 6 14.6
Jeju 1 2.4
Type of school University 21 51.2
College 20 48.8
Type of establishment National or public 5 12.2
Private 36 87.8
Student capacity per grade ≤50 7 17.1 99.1±51.4 (38~245)
51~100 21 51.2
101~150 7 17.1
151~200 4 9.8
≥201 2 4.9
Graduation credits ≤130 6 14.6 137.0±4.5 (126~145)
131~140 33 80.5
≥141 2 4.9
Perceived education in nursing curriculum Lecture Very small 17 41.5 1.7±0.7
Small 16 39.0
Adequate 8 19.5
Big 0 0.0
Very big 0 0.0
Clinical practicum Very small 20 48.8 1.6±0.6
Small 16 39.0
Adequate 5 12.2
Big 0 0.0
Very big 0 0.0
Whether to open a EoL nursing course Opened* 11 20.0
Not opened 30 80.0
If not opened (N=30) Is it necessary to open? Yes 21 70.0
No 9 30.0
Is there a plan to open in near future? Yes 5 16.6
No 25 83.4
Reason for no plan (N=25) Lack of credit to allocate 15 60.0
Being taught in other subjects 11 44.0
Not a priority in a curriculum 9 36.0
No professor to teach 2 8.0
No materials to teach 1 4.0
All elective course,
Multiple response.
EoL: End-of-Life, M±SD: Mean±standard deviation.
Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:174~184 https://doi.org/10.14475/kjhpc.2019.22.4.174
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