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  • TITLE: The relationships among critical thinking disposition, caring behavior, and learning styles in student nurses

    AUTHORS: Hsiang-Chu Pai, Cheng-Joo Eng

    KEYWORDS: Caring Behavior; Critical Thinking Disposition; Student Nurse

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Nursing, Vol.3 No.2, June 13, 2013

    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to identify the relationships among disposition toward critical thinking, learning styles, and caring behaviors in student nurses enrolled in three 5-year junior nursing colleges in Southern Taiwan. Methods: This cross-sectional study used a convenience sample that comprised 777 nursing students from two cities. The data were obtained through the Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory, Chinese Version (CTDI-CV), Index of Learning Styles (ILS), and the Caring Behavior Scale (CBS). The sample ranged in age from 16 to 22 years (M = 18.21). Results: Students scored highest on the inquisitiveness subscale and lowest on the truth-seeking subscale. Additionally, some dimensions of disposition toward critical thinking differed significantly by learning style. There was a positive relationship between overall critical thinking dispositions and caring behaviors (r = 0.23, p p