INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


DETERMINING ASSERTIVENESS LEVEL OF HEALTH SERVICES VOCATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS

This study performed to determine assertiveness level of students who educated in different programs in Kafkas University Ataturk Health Services Vocational School. 265 Students participated in the research based on voluntary consent. For the data obtaining, they were used Rathus Assertiveness Scale and questionnaire form identifying the student that contain demographic properties such as gender, program, class level, family income level, parents education and family type. Analyses of data were calculated by using t-test and one way ANOVA statistical methods in SPSS program. Demographic properties of students were compared with Rathus Assertiveness Scale mean score. Rathus Assertiveness Scale mean score of the students was 14,92.  According to the RAE score they were named, 110 students (41,5 %) were ashamed and  153 student (57,5 %) were enterprise and 2 students (0,75 %) were aggressive. In investigation of RAE scores,  While students of Patient Care at Home ( =22,58, S=24,87), Elderly Care ( =19,96, S=24,16) and Medical Promotion and Marketing ( =13,62, S=24,39) were enterprise, students of Medical Laboratory Techniques ( =8,92, S=8,41) and Child Development program ( =8,18, S=8,42)  were ashamed. Efforts can be made to provide assertiveness training to ashamed programs.



Keywords
Assertiveness, Vocational School Students, Ashamed



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