Ru-Zhen Luo, Xiao-Hong Zhang, Chun-Mei Zhang and Yan-Hui Liu
With the rapid development of medical and health-care services, clinical settings are frequently unpredictable. It is necessary for nurses to improve comprehensive ability as much as possible, especially problem-solving ability. 1 Problem-solving ability has been viewed as an essential ability for nurses and nursing students in assessing the patient’s condition and implementing effective measures. However, a large number of nurses and nursing students lack the ability of problem-solving. 2 Nevertheless, self-directedlearningreadiness and
Xiao-Hong Zhang, Li-Na Meng, Hui-Hui Liu, Ru-Zhen Luo, Chun-Mei Zhang, Pei-Pei Zhang and Yan-Hui Liu
as whether the participant was an only child. Students were asked five questions: did they have experience working in a part-time job; did they choose nursing as their first profession; did they enjoy nursing; did they feel satisfied with their learning; and did they have difficulty learning.
The Self-DirectedLearningReadiness Scale (SDLRS) for nursing students was used to measure the level of SDLR. This instrument was developed by Fisher et al. 22 and translated into Chinese by Wang. 9 It consisted of 40 items in three subscales: self-management (13 items
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having several stages, including assessing (readiness for self-direction, learning needs, material and human resources, and the learning environment), planning (interpreting self-directed learning), implementing, and evaluating. 15
Many reviews of the literature revealed that a number of tools were used to measure self-directed learning ability, such as the Self-DirectedLearningReadiness Scale (SDLRS), 16 Self-DirectedLearningReadiness Scale for Nursing Education (SDLRSNE), 10 Self-Regulated Learning scale (SRL), 17 Autonomous Learning Competencies scale (ALC
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