Smitha J Thundiparampil, Ratnachhaya Singh, Christy JT
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Smitha J Thundiparampil1, Ratnachhaya Singh2, Christy JT3
1Research Scholar, Department of Nursing, Mansarovar Global University, Bhopal, India.
2Guide, Dean, Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Mansarovar Global University, Bhopal, India.
3Co guide, Chief Medical Officer, District Hospital Idukki, Kerala.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2023
Nursing course is a crucial period where the students need both physical and mentally support to cope up this dynamic transitional period of new independence from their parents. The nursing students have to encounter many problems to make successful adaptation during the life of stress. They cope up the changes in this period of transition in a healthy manner and if not can become a burden to them and put them into risk of negative health behaviors with tendency to be carry into their adulthood. Emotional intelligence and spiritual intelligence together with coping ability are seen to promote better health behavior. A quantitative descriptive study was conducted among 120 undergraduate nursing students who study in two different institutes were chosen through convenient sampling technique. Descriptive and inferential statics like independent t test was used to compare the levels of the Emotional intelligence, spiritual intelligence, coping ability of the nursing students of two institutes in Kannur. It is interpreted that spiritual intelligence can boost positive health behavior and it is associated with emotional intelligence and coping ability and have an important implication for both health practice and policy especially in nursing education institutions. This electronic document on emotional and spiritual intelligence of the nursing students in coping their life transitions was carried out with a view to promote healthy coping style in their professional and personal life by assessing and comparing the levels of emotional intelligence, spiritual intelligence and coping ability of nursing students in Kannur District.This study also emphasized the need for adopting emotional intelligence and spiritual intelligence in maintaining their resiliency throughout their life. Out of the 120 sample, majority of the sample both group one and two 56.66 % in first and 48.33 % in the second group had low levels of Emotional Intelligence, 51.66 % of the first group possess low level of spiritual intelligence whereas the 70% of the second group possess low levels of spiritual intelligence and both the two groups majority (90.66%) of the first group and 85% of the second group have low levels of resiliency or coping ability. Similarly, 73% of the first group and 70% of the second group have low resilience problem based coping ability. In case of emotional based coping ability majority of the first group (71.66%) were medium level of Resilient where as 61.66% of the sample of the second group have low level of resiliency.
Cite this article:
Smitha J Thundiparampil, Ratnachhaya Singh, Christy JT. Emotional and Spiritual intelligence and their coping ability among the nursing students in selected settings in Kerala. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(1):49-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00011
Smitha J Thundiparampil, Ratnachhaya Singh, Christy JT. Emotional and Spiritual intelligence and their coping ability among the nursing students in selected settings in Kerala. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(1):49-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00011 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-1-11
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