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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2015, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 221) Last page : ( 228)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00044.0

Impact of Leadership Development Package on Leadership Competencies of Undergraduate Nursing Students.

Marath Usha1,*, Dr.  Ramachandra2

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2Additional Professor of Nursing and Principal, College of Nursing, NIMHANS, Bangalore

*Corresponding Author Email: ramachandra_nimhas@yahoo.com, ushamarath@gmail.com


The main purpose of the study was to find the impact of leadership development package on leadership competencies of undergraduate nursing students as reported by the participants and also observed by others. Quantitative approach using a quasi experimental pretest multiple posttest control group design was employed. On testing the research hypothesis, it was found that there was a significant increase in the mean leadership practice scores for all five leadership practices from the pretest to posttest time periods as rated by self and observers in the experimental group than the control group of undergraduate nursing student. Thus it was concluded that the LDP brought in significant increase in all five leadership practices and was effective.



Leadership Development Package, Leadership Competencies, undergraduate nursing students.


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