Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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The Effect of Nurses’ Professional Values in Their Professional Behaviors

Address:   Filiz Hisar1, Sinem Bağci2, Dilek Cingil3, Kamile Altuntuğ4, Emine Geçkil5
1,3,4,5Faculty of Nursing, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey.
2Department of In Service Education, Medicine Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00045.9

Objectives: This study was carried out with the aim of determining the effect of nurses’ professional values on their nursing professional behaviors. Methods: The study is a descriptive research and consisted of nurses working in the medical faculty hospital of a university in Turkey. Data were collected using a questionnaire included the nurses’ demographic characteristics, Behavioral Inventory Form for Professionalism in and Revised Nursing Professional Values Scale. Results: A total of 72.6% of the participants were female, 35.3% of the participants were in the 31–40 age group. It was found that the mean score of nurses’ Behavioral Inventory Form for Professionalism was low. The mean score of Revised Nursing Professional Values Scale was at over medium level. The relationship between professional values and professionalism behavior was found to be statistically significant and in the positive direction. Conclusions: It was found that the nurses’ professionalism affect their professional values. Based on these results, in order to increase professional values, it is recommended that support should be given to the nurses’ education in practice and that the entry level nursing education programs should be improved.
Nurse, professional behaviors, professional values, Turkey.
Filiz Hisar, Sinem Bağci, Dilek Cingil, Kamile Altuntuğ, Emine Geçkil. The Effect of Nurses’ Professional Values in Their Professional Behaviors. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(2):205-209.
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