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Mahmoodi A, Khani L, Ghaffari M. The Relationship of cultural competence and responsibility with Nurses Attitude toward Patient's Right: The mediating Role of Ethical Beliefs . ijme. 2017; 9 (5) :39-51
URL: http://ijme.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5823-en.html

1- Instructor Department of Nursing, Islamic Azad University, Dehagan, Iran
2- PhD student of Sociology PhD student of Sociology, Islamic Azad University, Dehagan, Iran
3- Instructor Instructor, Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University, Dehaghan, Iran
Abstract:   (1297 Views)

The cultural competence, responsibility and ethical beliefs are influential factors in providing quality services by nurses and pay an important role in patient's right. The purpose of this research was to illustarte a predictive model of patient's right based on cultural competence, responsibility and ethical beliefs. The research method was correlational study conducted in 2016 among 300 nurses in west Azerbaijan in 2016, selected by multistage cluster sampling. For gathering the data, the Perng and Watson’s nurses’ cultural competence questionnaire, and the Mergler and Shield responsibility questionnaire as well as the Mahmoudi and et al questionnaire on ethical beliefs and Scale rights of patients were used. The data were analyzed by using Pearson correlational coefficient and bootstrap through SPSS software and amos-22. The results indicated that the model was fitted and has direct effect in cultural competence (0.11), responsibility (0.57) and ethical beliefs (0.24) on nurse’s attitude with the rights of patients were significant. The indirect effects of cultural competence (0.03) and responsibility (0/03) with mediating of forming the model of ethical beliefs were significant. In conclusion, %65 of the variance in nurses’ attitudes to the patients' rights was determined by the variables of this research model. Due to the direct and indirect effects of cultural competence, responsibility and ethical beliefs on the attitudes of nurses towards patients' rights, it is important to increase cultural competence relationship and responsibility with nurses’ attitudes towards   patient’s rights by focusing on ethical beliefs.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing ethics
Received: 2016/10/17 | Accepted: 2017/05/22 | Published: 2017/05/22

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