:: Volume 23, Issue 7 (Bimonthly 2020) ::
Feyz 2020, 23(7): 749-755 Back to browse issues page
Investigate the relationship between attitude and practical commitment to prayer with moral courage in nurses working in Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 2019
Mohsen Taghadosi * , Hossein Nouri , Hamid Reza Gilasi , Zahra Alipoor , Amir Abbas Kashani Nejad
Nursing Trauma Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, I.R. Iran. , taghadosi_m@kaums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (133 Views)

Background: Spiritual and religious worship such as prayer is one of the fourteen basic human needs. Nurses need moral courage to function properly. This study aimed was to determine the relationship between practical attitude and commitment to prayer and moral courage in nurses working in Kashan University of Medical Sciences.

Materials and Methods: This study is cross-sectional and the population were all nurses working in Kashan University of Medical Sciences. Criteria for entering the study were employment in Kashan University of Medical Sciences and willingness and informed consent to participate in the study and the exit criteria were unwilling to cooperate in the study. Multi-stage random sampling was used. In this method, Medical centers were considered as a cluster and wards were classified as class. Data collection was done through a questionnaire with three parts: background information and a tool for measuring attitude and practical commitment to prayers Anessa's and a tool for measuring moral courage of nurses Sadoughi Asl. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 16 and descriptive and analytical statistics.

Results: 42.5% of the nurses participating in this study (170 persons) were men. The mean and standard deviation of the age of the nurses were (34.53±11.71). The mean and standard deviation of attitude and practical commitment to nurses' prayers (123.46±19.95) and moral courage of nurses (241.95±31.11), The relationship between these variables was statistically significant (P<0.05).

Conclusion: Regarding the relationship between prayer and behavioral consequences of prayer and moral courage in determining the level of health, nursing policy-makers and planners are advised to improve and enhance their practical attitude and commitment to prayer and to seek moral courage among nurses.

Keywords: Attitude and practical commitment to prayer, Behavioral consequences of prayer, Moral courage
Full-Text [PDF 183 kb]   (2 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/24 | Accepted: 2020/01/4 | Published: 2020/03/29
1. Shoorideh FA, Ashktorab T, Yaghmaei F. Responses of ICU nurses to moral distress: A qualitative Study. Iran J Critical Care Nurs 2012; 4(4): 159-68.
2. Jalali R, Hasani P, Abedsaeedi Z. Nurses' Experience of the Perception of Nursing Conscience: A Phenomenological Study. Asian Bioethics Review 2012; 4(3): 210-25.
3. Epstein EG, Delgado S. Understanding and addressing moral distress 2010.
4. LaSala CA, Bjarnason D. Creating workplace environments that support moral courage 2010.
5. Borhani F, Mohammadi S, Roshanzadeh M. Moral distress and perception of futile care in intensive care nurses. J Med Ethics History Med 2015; 8: 2.
6. Mohammadi S, Borhani F, Roshanzadeh M. Relationship between moral distress and moral courage in nurses. J Med Ethics History Med 2014; 7(3): 26-35.
7. Fallahan SN, Soltanian A, Kitaban M. Correlation between ethical reasoning and moral courage of nurses working in selected hospitals of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences Deputy of Research and Technology of Hamedan University of Medical Sciences Hamedan University of Medical Sciences; 2014.Available at: http://res.umsha.ac.ir/_Pages/ Research.aspx?ID=10290&Project=1.
8. Sadooghiasl A, Parvizy S, Ebadi A. Concept analysis of moral courage in nursing: A hybrid model. Nurs Ethics 2018; 25(1): 6-19.
9. Lachman VD. Moral courage: a clinical case example. ASBH Exchange Newsletter 2007; 10(2): 8-12.
10. Sekerka LE, Bagozzi RP, Charnigo R. Facing ethical challenges in the workplace: Conceptualizing and measuring professional moral courage. J Business Ethics 2009; 89(4): 565.
11. Comer DR, Vega G. Moral Courage in Organizations: Doing the Right Thing at Work: Taylor & Francis Group; 2015.
12. Purtilo RB. Moral Courage in Times of Change: Visions for the Future. Journal of Physical Therapy Education 2000; 14(3): 4-6.
13. Gallagher A. Moral distress and moral courage in everyday nursing practice. Online J Issues in Nursing 2011; 16(2): 8.
14. O'Brien ME. Spirituality in Nursing: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2017.
15. Butts JB, Rich KL. Nursing Ethics: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2019.
16. Rajati R, Shahsiah M, Rajati F, Matlabi M, Abasi MH, Ghasemzadeh MJ, et al. A review of social health constructs according to manifest and latent functions of prayer. J Health System Res 2014; 9(8): 782-92.
17. Vaezinezhad H. Spirit cleanliness. Tehran: publications of Setad Eghameh Namaz; 1995.
18. Fahari S. Flight in Kingdom. Tehran: Publications of Nehzat Zanan Muslim; 2000.
19. Andrajati R, Tilaqza A, Supardi S. Factors related to rational antibiotic prescriptions in community health centers in Depok City, Indonesia. J Infection Public Health 2017; 10(1): 41-8.
20. Alligood MR. Nursing Theorists and Their Work: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2017.
21. Aliramaei G, N ardideh J, Zobeiry K, Naderi A, Shirmohamady A, Nasiri Kalmarzy R. Factors affecting Patient praying and their relationship with nurses characteristicsfrom nurses perspective in sanandaj Besat Hospital. Zanko J Med Sci 2015; 16(49): 73-82.
22. Noorbakhsh M, Poryousefi H. Role of religion and beliefs of mental health. J Stud 2007; 2(3): 72-94.
23. Corley MC. Nurse Moral Distress: a proposed theory and research agenda. Nurs Ethics 2002; 9(6): 636-50.
24. Sadooghiasl A. Development and psychometric evaluation of the Nurses' Moral Courage Questionnaire Tehran University of Medical Sciences; 2015.
25. Anisi J, Navidi A, Nejad AH. Making and determination the validity and reliability the scale for assessing being bound to prayer. Int J Behav Sci 2011; 4(4): 313-8.
26. Moosavi SS, Borhani F, Abbaszadeh A. The moral courage of nurses employed in hospitals affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Hayat 2017; 22(4): 339-49.
27. Mahdaviseresht R, Atashzadeh-Shoorideh F, Borhani F, Baghestani HR. Correlation between moral sensitivity and moral courage in nurses of selected hospitals affiliated to Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in 2014. J Med Ethics History Med 2015; 8(3): 27-39.
28. Aminizadeh M, Arab M, Mehdipour R. Relationship Moral Courage to Moral Distress in Nurses the Intensive Care Unit. J Med Ethics History Med 2017; 10(1): 131-40.

XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Volume 23, Issue 7 (Bimonthly 2020) Back to browse issues page