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December 2019 Vol. 7 No.12

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 7(12) pp. 489-495, December, 2019 

Copyright © 2019 Merit Research Journals
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3596635

Original Research Article

Professional Values for Standard Practices


Aneeba Noor Ur Rahman1*, Muhammad Hussain2, Muhammad Afzal3 and Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gilani4


1BS Nursing, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan
2Associate Professor, Lahore School of Nursing, the University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan
3Assistant Professor , Lahore School of Nursing, the University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan
4Professor, FAHS the University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan

*Corresponding Authorís E-mail: aneeba199rehman@gmail.com
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Accepted December 26, 2019




Professional values are root of discipline and practices. Professional values enhance quality of professional life, personal success and quality care. It canít 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 Ī 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 patientsí 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.

Keywords: Professional values, nursing students, nursing education and standard practices









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