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The reflection of professional ethics in undergraduate nursing textbooks
Sirous, Asadian 1, Behbood Yarigholi 2, Vahideh, Rahimzadeh 2
1- Department of Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran , dr.sasadian@gmail.com
2- Department of Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran
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Introduction: The concept of professional ethics is one of the most important issues which in recent years have been highly regarded. On the other hand this concept is extremely important in the field of nursing so universities and educational institutions should pay attention to this concept. Therefore, this study aimed to the reflection of professional ethics in undergraduate nursing textbooks.
Methods: This research is descriptive and the type of content analysis and with respect to the goal is applied research. In the present study due to the nature of the subject, categorical analysis is used. Statistical population consisted of six nursing textbooks that during the period of formal education, introduced by Professors for nursing students. Was used researcher-made check list to collect information. This check list has 8 main components and subcomponent was 32. To ensure the reliability of the check list, William Scott's formula was used. In this study, the unit of analysis was sentence.
Results: According to a survey conducted on the six textbooks and the sentences of these books, results showed that the concept of professional ethics and its components are not reflected in an appropriate level.
Conclusions: According to the findings of this study can be concluded that despite the growth of the conceptual issues of professional ethics in most fields of study,but in practice, nursing textbooks have paid little attention to this concept and attention is very superficial

Keywords: Professional ethics, textbooks, nursing.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: New Approaches to Curriculum Design
Received: 2017/04/6 | Accepted: 2017/06/20 | Published: 2018/04/21
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Asadian S, Yarigholi B, Rahimzadeh V. The reflection of professional ethics in undergraduate nursing textbooks. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2018; 11 (1) :15-21
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