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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2001;8(3): 324
자기관리과정이 루푸스 환자의 자기간호활동에 미치는 영향
송경애1, 강성실2
1가톨릭대학교 간호대학
2가톨릭대학교 간호대학
The Effects of a Self-Management Course on Self-Efficacy, Fatigue, Coping Skills and Self-Care Activities in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Kyeong-Yae Sohng1, Sung-Sil Kang2
1College of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea
2College of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea
Purpose: A quasi-experimental study was conducted to identify the effects on Self-efficacy, Fatigue, Coping Skills and Self-care Activities by Korean patients following a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Self-Management (SLESM) Course. Methods : A two group pre-test and post-test design was used. The participants in the study were forty-one people with Systemic Lupus Erythematosis of which 21 subjects were assigned to the experimental group and 20 to the control group The experimental group received six weekly 2-hour group sessions, while the control group did not receive any intervention Outcome measures included self-efficacy, fatigue, coping skills and self-care activities. Baseline demographic and clinical variables did not differ between the two groups. Results : Patients who Participated in the self-management course showed significant decrease in fatigue (p= .038), improvement in self-efficacy (P= .001) and coping skills (p= ,048), increase in self-care activities (p= .003), and in the number of types of self-care activities(P= .048).
Conclusion: Self-efficacy, coping skills and self-care activities improved and fatigue was reduced following the SLESM course. This study showed that a SLESM course is a good nursing intervention that can be offered in community settings.
Key words: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus | Health Promotion | Korea
주요어: 루푸스 | 건강증진