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:: Volume 1, Issue 4 (2022) ::
Sci J Iranshahr Univ Med Sci 2022, 1(4): 187-192 Back to browse issues page
Validity and Reliability of Persian Version of the Professional Moral Courage Questionnaire in Iranian Nurses
B. Tehranineshat1, N. Mousazadeh *2, S. Bagherian3
1- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
2- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran , somaye87@gmail.com
3- Department of Operating Room, School of Paramedical Sciences, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
Abstract:   (235 Views)
Aims: Moral courage is an essential ingredient for the proper performance of nursing care responsibilities. Nurses must be morally courageous to administer moral problems accurately, have a professional commitment to their patients, and perform according to ethical requirements. The present study aimed to investigate the validity and reliability of the Persian moral courage questionnaire in Iranian nurses.
Materials and Methods: This methodological study was conducted on nurses working in 4 hospitals in Amol city, Mazandaran, Iran in 2020.
267 nurses working in different hospital wards were selected using available sampling method and completed the Professional Moral Courage Questionnaire. Then the instrumental structure and reliability of the questionnaire were investigated.
Findings: The results of exploratory factor analysis supported the validity of the questionnaire structures and showed a domain. The load values of the items were between 0.689 and 0.847. The reliability (Cronbach's alpha) of the questionnaire for this tool was 0.956.
Conclusion: The Professional Moral Courage Questionnaire has good validity and reliability in the Iranian nurses’ community and this questionnaire will be a suitable tool to measure the level of professional moral courage of nurses.
Keywords: moral courage, nurses, validity, reliability
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Biochemistry
Received: 2022/04/30 | Accepted: 2022/11/1 | Published: 2022/11/1
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran. Postal Code: 6146846158
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Tehranineshat B, Mousazadeh N, Bagherian S. Validity and Reliability of Persian Version of the Professional Moral Courage Questionnaire in Iranian Nurses. Sci J Iranshahr Univ Med Sci 2022; 1 (4) :187-192
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