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International Journal of Chemical and Biological Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B (2024)

The relationship between emotional intelligence and empathy among nursing students at the college of nursing, Abha, King Khalid University

Author(s):

Aida Sanad Alqarni

Abstract:

Objectives: To determine the relationship between emotional intelligence, and empathy of nursing students.
Methods: A convenience sample of 153 nursing students participated in this descriptive-correlational study. Who registered for the 2022-2023 academic year. This study was conducted at the King Khalid University, College of Nursing, ABHA, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Data: The Schutte Self-Report Emotional Intelligence Test, the Jefferson Scale of Empathy, and demographic and educational factors were used to collect data. SPSS was used to examine the data.
Results: The majority of nursing students, according to the data, exhibited a moderate level of emotional intelligence and empathy (79.1% and 85.6%, respectively). 
Conclusion and Recommendations: The study's findings indicate that among nursing students, emotional intelligence and empathy are positively correlated. Nursing Before a student is admitted, their emotional intelligence and empathy levels should be evaluated, and during their academic career, steps should be done to improve these qualities.

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International Journal of Chemical and Biological Sciences
How to cite this article:
Aida Sanad Alqarni. The relationship between emotional intelligence and empathy among nursing students at the college of nursing, Abha, King Khalid University. Int. J. Chem. Biol. Sci. 2024;6(1):96-100. DOI: 10.33545/26646765.2024.v6.i1b.85
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