The Effect of Educational Intervention on Nurses' Ethical Performance toward Observing with Professional Ethics Codes in Mofid???s Tehran Subspecialty Hospital Pediatric in 2015
Author(s): Bahareh Mahmoodbeyk, Mahboubeh Safavi, Mohammad Fesharaki
The present project is aimed at the effect of educational intervention on the ethical performance of nurses regarding the observance of professional ethics codes. This research is a clinical trial study. The statistical population of this study included all employed nursing experts (more than 6 months) in a Subspecialty hospital in Shahid Mofid Hospital of Tehran. The sample size consisted of 46 nurses of the pediatric Subspecialty hospital of Shahid Mofid who were randomly assigned to two experimental groups (23 individuals) and witness (23 individuals) and educational intervention of ethical codes was taught to the experimental group for 3 sessions per week (each session for 50 to 60 minutes). The data collection tool was including a moral code questionnaire. Data were analyzed using one-way variance test. The findings of this study showed that training of educational intervention increased the ethical performance of ethical codes (P≤0.01). Generally the results showed that educational intervention has been effective on the ethical performance of nurses regarding the observance of professional ethics codes. Managers can use the capacity available in the form of in-service training with the title of professional ethics codes in nursing to improve the level of knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses.