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Title: ACCULTURATION, QUALITY OF LIFE AND COPING PROCESSES OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES WORKING IN A CONTEMPORARY MULTI-RACIAL SOCIETY
Authors: GOH YONG SHIAN
Keywords: Acculturation, international nurses, quality of life, coping processes
Issue Date: 12-Feb-2015
Citation: GOH YONG SHIAN (2015-02-12). ACCULTURATION, QUALITY OF LIFE AND COPING PROCESSES OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES WORKING IN A CONTEMPORARY MULTI-RACIAL SOCIETY. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: WITH THE SHORTAGE IN NURSING WORKFORCE COUPLED WITH THE HIGH NUMBER OF NURSES MIGRATING, THE TOPIC OF ACCULTURATION BECOMES A GLOBAL CONCERN. THIS STUDY EXPLORED THE ACCULTURATION LEVEL OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES WORKING IN SINGAPORE. THE BERRY?S BI-DIMENSIONAL ACCULTURATION FRAMEWORK WAS USED TO EXPLORE THE INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL VARIABLES MODERATING THE ACCULTURATION OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES. A CROSS-SECTIONAL, CORRELATIONAL DESIGN USING A VALIDATED SELF-REPORT QUESTIONNAIRE WAS ADMINISTERED TO A STRATIFIED RANDOM SAMPLE OF 814 INTERNATIONAL NURSES. RESULTS SHOWED THAT THE MEAN ACCULTURATION LEVEL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NURSES WAS 32.95 (SD = 6.88, RANGE: 12 TO 60) INDICATING THAT INTERNATIONAL NURSES INTEGRATED WELL IN THEIR WORK ENVIRONMENT. THE ACCULTURATION JOURNEY OF THE INTERNATIONAL NURSES WAS INFLUENCED BY MODERATING FACTORS PRIOR TO AND DURING ACCULTURATION. THE STUDY CONTRIBUTES TO THE FIELD OF ACCULTURATION BY IDENTIFYING THE PREDICTORS OF ACCULTURATION AMONG INTERNATIONAL NURSES IN S
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