The Effect of Mediation Program on Emotion Quotient of the First Year Nursing Students in Phetchaburi Rajabhat University
Keywords:meditation program, emotion quotient, nursing students
This research was a quasi-experiment with one-group pretest-posttest design. The purpose of this research was to study the effect of meditation program in promoting emotional quotient of the first year Nursing Students in Phetchaburi Rajabhat University by comparison mean pretest-posttest scores. This program based on the Observational learning’s concept process which based on social cognitive learning theory of Bandura were used as the conceptual frameworks to develop the program. The study sample consisted of 64 first year nursing students in Phetchaburi Rajabhat University. The research tool was the meditation program, which tested to ensure content validity by a panel of five experts before their implementation. Emotional Intelligence Assessment2 was used to collect data at three time points: pre-test, post-test, and at one-month follow up. The reliability of the questionnaires was confirmed with Cronbach’s alpha coefficients at .89. Data were analyzed using Repeated Measure Analysis of Variance and Bonferroni’s statistic.
The findings of the study revealed that the study sample’s mean post- test scores of emotional quotient obtained immediately after the experiment and at one-month follow up were statistically significantly higher than the mean pre-test score (p <.05).
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