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Hyang Yeon Lee 2 Articles
A study of the validity of the Korean Nurses' Licensing Examination
Hyang Yeon Lee, Cho Ja Kim, Sook Ja Lee, Ho Ran Park, In Sook Lee, Hoo Ja Kim, Young Mi Park
J Educ Eval Health Prof. 2005;2(1):31-42.   Published online June 30, 2005
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3352/jeehp.2005.2.1.31
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This study tested the validity of subjects in the Korean Nurses' Licensing Examination (KNLE). To determine the validity of test items in the KNLE, the items testing each subject in the examination and all of the test items were compared. The homogeneity and proper degree of conceptual diversity of the items in the examination were tested by comparing the frameworks of the test items in the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and the KNLE. The validity of the KNLE was determined by examining the correlations between the scores that the same individuals obtained on the KNLE in 2002 and their college marks. This study showed that basic core items appeared repeatedly in the KNLE, and items in the examination were selected according to the importance of each subject examined. Therefore, a new test system based on united subjects should be considered to solve these problems. Further studies are needed to develop a framework for classifying the test items that should be included as united subjects through considering the job description and goals of study of nurses.

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  • Item development process and analysis of 50 case-based items for implementation on the Korean Nursing Licensing Examination
    In Sook Park, Yeon Ok Suh, Hae Sook Park, So Young Kang, Kwang Sung Kim, Gyung Hee Kim, Yeon-Hee Choi, Hyun-Ju Kim
    Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions.2017; 14: 20.     CrossRef
  • Relevance of the test content of the Korean Nursing Licensing Examination to nursing job
    In Sook Park, Yeon Ok Suh, Hae Sook Park, Soo Yeon Ahn, So Young Kang, Kwang Sung Kim
    Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions.2016; 13: 23.     CrossRef
  • The Relevance between Pathophysiological Subject and Examination Workbook Items for National Nurse Licensure Examination in South Korea and the United States
    Myung Sook Park, Hee Jung Choi, Youn Jung Kim, Hee Kyung Chang, Sun Ju Chang, Haeyoung Lee
    Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science.2016; 18(4): 264.     CrossRef
  • A Six-Year Study of Relationship between Academic Performance in Dental Hygiene School and Performance on the Korean Dental Hygiene Licensing Examination at Yonsei University
    So-Jung Mun, Hie-Jin Noh, Hyun-Sun Jeon, Ji-Eun Heo, Won-Gyun Chung
    Journal of dental hygiene science.2014; 14(3): 332.     CrossRef
  • A Comparative Study of the Nurse Licensure Exam Systems between the United States and South Korea
    Chanyeong Kwak, Soon-Nyoung Yun, Shin-Jeong Kim
    Korean Journal of Adult Nursing.2013; 25(6): 622.     CrossRef
Development of the Basic Core Test Items of National Nurse's License Examination
Cho Ja Kim, Hyang Yeon Lee, Ji Ho Song, Sook Ja Lee, Hyun Sook Kang, Sung Ae Park, Jeong Seop Lee, Kyung Ja June
J Educ Eval Health Prof. 2004;1(1):27-36.   Published online January 31, 2004
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3352/jeehp.2004.1.1.27
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The purpose of this study is to develop a classification framework for the test elements of the National Registered Nurse's License Examination and to divide the test items into standard and basic core on the basis of the RN's job descriptions. And the adequa to proportion of the basic core test items is going to be identified. Method and results: In order to develop the classification framework of the National Registered Nurse's License Examination, RN's job descriptions, nursing standards, and the specific learning objectives of nursing courses were reviewed. And a survey was used to identify which entity would be appropriate for a reference to the basic core test items. 146 of professors from schools of nursing and members of each division of Korean Academic Society of Nursing(KASN) were participated in the survey. The study showed the 98% of respondents agreed to use RN's job descriptions in selecting the basic core test items and 30% for the basic core test would be appropriate. And the contents, the selection criteria, and the proportion of the basic core test items were developed by the members of this research, the members of the National RN's License Examination subcommittee, and the presidents of each division of KASN. The total of 1990 standard test items were selected among 3524 items, that 3 out of 7 members in the research team agreed to choose. Duplicated items in the standard items were deleted. 205 items out of the 1990 standard items were selected as the basic core test items. And 14 items were added in Medical Laws and Ethics which leads the total of 219 basic core test items. ln conclusion, the 99 items, 30% of total current examination items were chosen as the final basic core test items using the delphimethod. Further studies are needed to validate the current National License Examination for RN on the basis of the 99 basic core test items.

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  • A Comparative Study of the Nurse Licensure Exam Systems between the United States and South Korea
    Chanyeong Kwak, Soon-Nyoung Yun, Shin-Jeong Kim
    Korean Journal of Adult Nursing.2013; 25(6): 622.     CrossRef
  • Current Status and Considerations for Education in Nursing Management
    Eun-Kyung Kim, Se Young Kim, Myun Sook Jung, Keum Seong Jang, Jinhyun Kim, Jong Kyung Kim, Young Mee Kim, Eun Jun Park, Ki Kyong Kim, Haejung Lee
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration.2011; 17(2): 238.     CrossRef

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