Abstract: As the nurses occupy the largest number of personnels in the hospital and contact the patients at the forefront, they should have diverse abilities. This study is a narrative research study to analyze the relationship between emotional intelligence, communication ability, self-leadership and empowerment which are regarded as the necessary competence for nursing students. Collected data were analyzed according to research purpose using SPSS 20.0 program. In this study, general characteristics which showed common significant difference in emotional intelligence, communication, self-leadership and empowerment were college life satisfaction and general characteristics which showed significant difference in emotional intelligence, communication and empowerment were nursing major and satisfaction in major. This study showed strong correlation between emotional intelligence, communication, self-leadership and empowerment which are major variables. In this study, strong correlation was identified between emotional intelligence, communication, selfleadership and empowerment of nursing students and it is necessary to develop education and program to improve them.
Joo-Young Lee and Do-Young Lee, 2018. Study About the Ability Improvement of Nursing College Students. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13: 8847-8851.