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Khajeahmadi M, Jahanpour F. Investigating the privacy practices of patients among trainees and interns of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences in 1395. ijme. 2017; 10 (1) :141-154
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1- Master Student of Psychiatric Nursing Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- Associate Professor Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , : F_jahanpour@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (311 Views)
Maintaining the privacy is one of the most fundamental rights of the patients, based on the need for respect to human dignity. Considering that today's students are tomorrow's nurses who are directly involved with patients during and after their education, it is necessary to review their performance regarding the privacy of patients. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the privacy practices of patients among trainees and interns of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences. This was a descriptive analytical and cross-sectional study. A total of 283 nursing and midwifery students of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences who had the necessary features to enter this study were selected by consensus method. The data collection tool was privacy questionnaire made by Heidari (2000), which validity and its reliability was confirmed. Data analysis was performed using SPSS software version 23 as well as statistical tests (T-test and ANOVA). The results of this study showed that the average score of patient's privacy was 09.24 ± 11.97. Also, students' performance in the area of personal, human, and in general the patient privacy was approximately good, and there was a significant difference between the average performance of trainees and interns in the domain of human (p-value = 0.002) and, in general, the privacy the patient (p-value = 0.018). There was a significant difference between the demographic factors of the educational level, ethnicity and occupation of students with practice of patient's personal privacy. Since the students' performance regarding the privacy of the patients was good, the administrators and clinicians should plan and take the necessary measures to maintain the present situation.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing ethics
Received: 2017/09/18 | Accepted: 2018/03/11 | Published: 2018/03/17

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