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Gholamhosseini L, Hanafiye Moghadas M, Vandaee O. Value and Status of Professional Morality in the Providing Nursing Services. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health. 2015; 10 (1) :55-62
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Introduction and Purpose: Each occupation who deals directly with the clients needs the morality. Although morality is essential in all occupations, this factor is more necessary in the nursing profession. Moral behavior and responsibility of the nurses with the patients play an important role in improving and returning their health therefore, the nursing profession is based on morality. In the other words, nursing morality is defined as a set of nurses’ behavioral manifestation in the course of their professional activity that should be transfigure the individual communications in relation to the patient, patient’s relatives, society, colleagues, and etc.

Methods and Materials: The present study is the outcome of the review study that has been done based on the data collected from regular searches of website including Google Scholar, Magiran, SID, the published researches related to the topic, and the library studies.

Findings: The nursing morality can be divided into both professional morality and human or Islamic morality. Regarding the moral criteria in nursing activities is more sensitive and more important than the other care cases. The inherent nature of nursing respect human rights, including cultural rights, the right to life, dignity and respectful behavior. Nurses as a large group of professionals in the field of medical sciences and in collaboration with other staff are required a clear path in order to provide services to the patients with serenity.

Discussion and Conclusion: Investment in the moral competence of the nurses is a way to improve the quality of nursing services. Therefore, the development of moral nursing is not a minor or second handed action, but it is a necessity for professional upgrading and improving services. However, the development of nursing morality occurs better when it is institutionalized. Because the moral decision making in real term is only possible by knowing and understanding the moral implications and values.

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Received: 2016/01/9 | Accepted: 2016/01/9 | Published: 2016/01/9

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