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Professional Values for Standard Practices

Aneeba Noor Ur Rahman; Muhammad Hussain; Muhammad Afzal; Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gilani

Professional values are root of discipline and practices. Professional values enhance quality of professional life, personal success and quality care. It can’t be ignored during standard practices, training and professional life. The aim of this study is assess the professional values for standard practice among nursing practice. A cross sectional study design was used for this research paper. Data was collected through two parts of questionnaires one was demographic and second was nursing professional values-revised (NPVS-R). Convenient sampling technique was used for data collect and 113 participants were included in study. High score of professional values among nursing students indicate that they have high level of awareness about professional values with mean score of 100.19 ± 21.21. Caring mean value was very high as compared to other variables with mean score of 4.14. Maintain confidentiality of patients, protect legal and moral rights, serve as a patients advocate and safeguard patients’ rights are very high score in caring. According to students perspectives caring is most important in their values. Statistical there is no significant relationship among professional values and educational semester (p>0.005). This study shows that professional values among under graduate nursing students are very high. But some values are low. It should need to improve it. Professional values can be improved through culture values, religion, societies and peer group senior, from educator, seminar and institution.

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