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The Relationship between Moral Sensitivity in Decision and its Dimensions with Demographic Characteristics of Nurses in Shahid Madani Hospital of Khorramabad in 2017
Sahar Dalvand , Babak Khodadadi , Seyed Hassan Niksima , Reza Ghanei-Gheshlagh , Razieh Shirzadegan
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Introduction: Since observance of ethical consideration is an important factor in improving performance of the nurses in providing appropriate cares, this study aimed to investigate moral sensitivity of nurses in Shahid Madani hospital of Khorramabad in 2017 spring. Methods: The current research was a descriptive-analytic cross-sectional study. The sample consisted of 200 nurses who were selected by simple random sampling method.To collect information, demographic information questionnaire and moral sensitivity questionnaire of nurses were used. The collected information were analyzed using SPSS software version 16, and the data was analyzed using Descriptive and Inferential statistics. Results: Based on the reported results, 19.5% of the nurses had low moral sensitivity, 77% had moderate moral sensitivity, and 3.5% had high moral sensitivity. The highest score was for the awareness of how to communicate with patients’ aspect, that is 63.33 ± 15.45, and the lowest score was for the professional knowledge aspect of the nurses, that is 52.69 ± 26.13. Conclusions: Considering the findings of the study, we concluded that the nurses had a moderate moral sensitivity, and we suggest the nurse managers to use some appropriate programs to enhance the moral sensitivity of the nurses in the national health systems.
Keywords: Questionnaire Moral Sensitivity Ethics Nurse
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2019/03/17 | Accepted: 2019/03/17 | Published: 2019/03/17
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Dalvand S, Khodadadi B, Niksima S H, Ghanei-Gheshlagh R, Shirzadegan R. The Relationship between Moral Sensitivity in Decision and its Dimensions with Demographic Characteristics of Nurses in Shahid Madani Hospital of Khorramabad in 2017. JNKUMS. 2019; 10 (4) :9-15
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مجله دانشگاه علوم پزشکی خراسان شمالی Journal of North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences
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