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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2014, 19(9): 788-796 Back to browse issues page
Construction and Evaluation of Nursing Ethics Questionnaire
Faezeh Jahanpour1, Arash Khalili 2, Shahnaz Pouladi1, Mohamad Zoladl, Hamid, Dehghanian3
1- Department of Nursing, Bushehr University of Medical sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- Department of Nursing, Bushehr University of Medical sciences, Bushehr, Iran , arash5920@yahoo.com
3- 3Department of Sociology, University of Qom, Qom, Iran
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Background and aim: Promoting the principles of professional practice through ethical principles education is one of the paramount means to enhance public trust in nurses. The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to measure self-awareness of ethics in nurses. Methods: In the present cross-sectional study, the initial list of 21 questions was prepared to design a genuine questionnaire of awareness of professional ethics in nursing. In order to check the the content validity and reliability, the Pearson and Kuder Richardson test was used. Data were analyzed using the SPSS software version 20. Results: The results indicated that the initial list of 21 questions had high content validity and none were rejected. Content validity of the questionnaire was calculated to be 0.90. The final results disclosed that the final questionnaire was reliable with a Cronbach's alpha of 0.65. Conclusions: To assess the professional ethics in nursing, a reliable questionnaire should be used. The questionnaire designed in the present study may be a useful tool for evaluation of ethics in nursing.
Keywords: Knowledge, validity, reliability, ethics, professional nursing
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/03/16 | Accepted: 2015/03/16 | Published: 2015/03/16
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Jahanpour F, Khalili A, Pouladi S, Zoladl M, , Dehghanian H. Construction and Evaluation of Nursing Ethics Questionnaire. Armaghane danesh. 2014; 19 (9) :788-796
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