The nurse's perception from the hospital ethical climate

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Soheila Kalantari , *

How to Cite: Kalantari S. The nurse's perception from the hospital ethical climate, Jentashapir J Cell Mol Biol. Online ahead of Print ; 4(1):65-73.

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Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: 4 (1); 65-73
Published Online: June 30, 2013
Article Type: Research Article
Received: June 15, 2012
Accepted: September 18, 2012

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Abstract

Background: Ethical climate is an important component of organizational culture. Nurses perception of hospital ethical climate can influence their performance and attitudes related to ethical issues. This investigation explores a survey of nurses in different cultural settings to divulge their perceptions of ethical position responsibilities applicable to nursing practice.

Material and methods: A descriptive design was applied in this study. A total number of 125 nurses from 5th Azar Hosbpital were contributed in this studay. The reliability and validity of the measures were assessed using a demographical questionnaire along with Hospital Ethical Climate Questionnaire (HECQ).Collected data analyzed through statiscal descriptive using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS), Version 16.

Results: Multidimensional preference analysis discovered the patterns of mean rankings given by the nurses to the questionnaires they considered as important ethical climate as followed: patient (2.773), manager (3.798), hospital (3.115), and physician (2.799).

Background: Ethical climate is an important component of organizational culture. Nurses perception of hospital ethical climate can influence their performance and attitudes related to ethical issues. This investigation explores a survey of nurses in different cultural settings to divulge their perceptions of ethical position responsibilities applicable to nursing practice.

Material and methods: A descriptive design was applied in this study. A total number of 125 nurses from 5th Azar Hosbpital were contributed in this studay. The reliability and validity of the measures were assessed using a demographical questionnaire along with Hospital Ethical Climate Questionnaire (HECQ).Collected data analyzed through statiscal descriptive using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS), Version 16.

Results: Multidimensional preference analysis discovered the patterns of mean rankings given by the nurses to the questionnaires they considered as important ethical climate as followed: patient (2.773), manager (3.798), hospital (3.115), and physician (2.799).

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