Attitudes of students at Sultan Qaboos University towards the nursing profession

Raghda K. Shukri, Bakkar S. Bakkar, Monther A. El-Damen, Samira M. Ahmed

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Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the attitudes of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) students towards the nursing profession. Methods: A sample of 377 students (male = 130; female = 247) were selected from different colleges of SQU, including the College of Nursing. A questionnaire was constructed and validated to assess the attitudes of SQU students towards the nursing profession. Results: Findings revealed that both male and female students in all academic years and colleges had positive attitudes toward the nursing profession. The findings also revealed that gender and academic year created no significant differences (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)539-544
Number of pages6
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013



  • Attitudes
  • Nursing
  • Oman
  • Students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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