Emotional intelligence: an admission criterion alternative to cumulative grade point averages for prelicensure students.

@article{JonesSchenk2014EmotionalIA,
  title={Emotional intelligence: an admission criterion alternative to cumulative grade point averages for prelicensure students.},
  author={Jan Jones-Schenk and Mary G Harper},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={413-20}
}
BACKGROUND Predicting potential student success is of great interest to nursing educators and academic administrators alike. Cumulative grade point average (CGPA) has traditionally been used to screen nursing program candidates, but CGPA itself has shown to have no statistically significant predictive value and may in fact screen out individuals who possess social intelligence attributes that are essential for success in nursing practice. The purpose of this study is to determine if students… CONTINUE READING
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