Document Type : Original research paper
Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Department of Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Department of Nursing, Abadan University of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran
Department of Operating Room, Abadan University of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran
Introduction: One of the factors that can play a pivotal role in maintaining ethical values and preventing ethical distress in nurses is moral sensitivity. Therefore, this study was carried out with the aim. The comparision of moral sensitivity among nursing student in Abadan University of Medical Sciences And Shushtar College in 2018.
Methods: The epidemiological descriptive-analytic study was conducted with a cross-sectional correlation method. The census sampling method was conducted on undergraduate nursing students in the third and fourth years in Abadan University of Medical Sciences and Shushtar College. For sampling this study, a questionnaire was used in two parts where the first part of that demographic and second part of the questionnaire was a moral sensitivity compiled by Kim Latzen. The questionnaire has 25 items and was analyzed using descriptive statistics, independent t-test, Chi-square ,Pearson correlation coefficient, regression methods such as linear regression in SPSS v.21 and logistic regression were used to analyse the data.
Results: In this study, the mean of moral sensitivity in all studied people was equal to 86.86. Also, the mean point of nursing students of Medical Sciences College of Shushtar was more than the students of Abadan University of Medical Sciences.
Conclusion: It is suggested that in order to increase the moral sensitivity of nurses, they should be trained and evaluated from their first days of studying.