| Published: September 25, 2017
Evaluation of Emotional Intelligence among Students of Nursing College, Nagpur
Context: Development of Nation depends upon the healthy society and the health of the society is in the hands of the health care professionals. Nursing is one of the health care professions which is focused on the care of not only the individuals but their families and communities also. It is the hardest and most emotionally drained profession which requires good physical and mental health. For this, they should be well equipped with soft skills also. Emotional Intelligence is one of the most important soft skills they should be equipped with. Aim: To evaluate the Emotional Intelligence among students of Nursing College, Nagpur. Setting and Design: A cross sectional study was designed. Methods and Material: The total sample size was 260 from VSPM college of Nursing. The tool used to measure the Emotional Intelligence was Emotional Intelligence Inventory, EII-MM by Dr S K Mangal and Mrs. Shubhra Mangal. Statistical Analysis used: Scoring was done with the help of the provide key. The data was calculated using MS –excel and analysis was done. Results: The overall Emotional Intelligence of the nursing students was average to poor. Conclusion: As the sample selected was budding nurses, they should have very Good Emotional intelligence. So training should be provided to improve it. In the selection criteria for admission to nursing profession, non cognitive skills should also be given importance with academic scoring.
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© 2017 J Joshi, Arora A, Kahar A R, Radke U & Talvekar K
Received: June 26, 2017; Revision Received: September 12, 2017; Accepted: September 25, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017