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3 JNE 2016, 5(2): 49-56 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship Moral Intelligence and altruism with nurses Attitude to the rights of patients
A Mahmoodi , L Khani, M Ghaffari
Islamic Azad University of Dehagan, Iran , Mahmoodi53@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Moral intelligence and altruism are the most effective factors on human behavior and it can have be the basic role in expanding of patient rights. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between moral intelligence and altruism with nurses' attitude to the rights of patients. Method: This is a descriptive-correlational study carried out with 200 nurses in western Azerbaijan in 2015. Kiel and Lennik moral intelligence scale, Carlo and et al altruism scale and Hoshmand and et al rights questionnaire have been used for data collection. Results: The results of this study indicated that there was a positive relationship between nurses attitude of patients’ rights with altruism (r=0.447), subscale honesty (r=0.234), subscale responsibility(r=0.459), subscale forgiveness (r=0.646) and subscale compassion (r=0.518) of moral intelligence. That was significant at p<0.05 level. The results of multi-variable correlation coefficient with enter method indicated subscale of moral intelligence and altruism variable has role in explaining nurses’ attitude of patients’ rights ( %58.8). Conclusion: the results indicated the subscales of moral intelligence and altruism variable has have role in explaining nurses attitude of rights of patients. Thus, it seems that the growth of the moral intelligence and altruism increases the nurses’ attitude to the rights of patients.

Keywords: Moral Intelligence, Altruism, Attitude, Nurses, Rights of Patients
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Type of Study: Quantitative-Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/26 | Accepted: 2016/08/8 | Published: 2016/08/8

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