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Volume 6, Issue 2 (12-2019)                   J Prevent Med 2019, 6(2): 81-74 | Back to browse issues page

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Kamalpour S, Forouzi M A, Targary B. Relationship between academic burnout and achievement in nursing students. J Prevent Med. 2019; 6 (2) :81-74
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-376-en.html
1- M.Sc, Nursing, Department of Internal- Surgical Nursing, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
Abstract:   (2394 Views)
Introduction: students are human resources and creators of future and their academic success is one of the main goals of the training programs. Among the factors that affect the academic success are academic achievement and burnout. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between academic burnout and achievement in nursing students of Kerman university of medical sciences.
Methods: This descriptive correlational study was conducted on all 161 nursing students of Kerman university of medical sciences. Academic burnout was determined by a questionnaire and the average of the scores of the students was used to measure the academic achievement. The results were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient, independent T-test and one way ANOVA using SPSS ver. 19.
Results: In this study, 95.7% of the participants were 24-19 years old, that 62.7% were female and 37.3% were male. The study showed that the mean of the scores of academic burnout was 41.56±8.65 and the mean of the scores of Academic Achievement was 16/11±1/37. Pearson correlation coefficient analysis showed a reverse and significant correlation between academic achievement and academic burnout (r=0.24, P-Value = 0.002)
Conclusion: According to the findings of the study, planning of courses should be performed with the aim of reducing the academic burnout which in turn promotes the academic achievement.
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/06/10 | Accepted: 2020/02/19 | Published: 2020/02/19

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