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J Educ Ethics Nurs 2016, 5(3): 1-8 Back to browse issues page
Study of professional ethic on social responsibility of nurses
Aleme Keikha Dr, Abolfazl Zerehi Mr, Ebrahim Haddadi Dr
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Behavior is essential in the all occupations but it is more essential in nurse career because ethical behavior along with nursing responsibility plays an effective role in improving the health of patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of professionalism on social responsibility of nurses of Ali ibn Abi Talib hospital in Zahedan.
Materials and Methods:
This research is an applied and descriptive survey with a correlation approach. The statistical population consisted of all nurses of Ali ibn Abi Talib hospital in Zahedan, 685 people. The sample size, based on Cochran formula, consists of 312 employed nurses who were selected by simple random sampling method. Two types of library and field methods have been used to collect information. The data gathering tool was a standard nursing professional ethics questionnaire (Khalili et al., 1393) and social responsibility (Samadi et al., 2013). The validity of the questionnaires has been confirmed by the professors and experts and their reliability is confirmed by using Cronbach's alpha was calculated to be 0.72 and 0.87. For data analysis, SPSS 22 software was used at descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.
The results showed that multi-correlation coefficient between professional ethics and social responsibility variables of nurses of Ali ibn Abi Talib hospital in Zahedan city is R = 0.293. The calculated coefficient of determination is R2 = 0.086. According to the results, the components of respect for human life (0.158), non-injury and damage to patients (0.076) and honesty (0.052) have the greatest impact on social responsibility of nurses.
Based on the results of the study, the components of secrecy, authority, beneficence and justice in this study have not influenced on social responsibility of nurses. Considering the fact that observance of professional ethics components among nurses helps them to fulfill the assigned duties Therefore, it is necessary to investigate and identify appropriate strategies to improve the status of professional ethics in nurses.

Keywords: professional ethics, Nursing Ethics, social responsibility, nurses.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/08/17 | Accepted: 2018/02/18 | Published: 2018/03/19
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keikha A, zerehi A, haddadi E. Study of professional ethic on social responsibility of nurses. J Educ Ethics Nurs. 2016; 5 (3) :1-8
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