Spiritual health nurses working in hospitals and critical care departments of Ilam city in 2015
Background and Objectives: Nurses communicate directly with patients. if they have higher spiritual health provide more care to patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the spiritual health of nurses in the critical departments of hospitals in Ilam.
Materials and Methods: Using descriptive correlation study, a questionnaire with 20 questions about spiritual health was designed from the Islamic perspective. 60 nurses working at Critical care department of Ilam hospitals were selected by available sampling . The questionnaire was designed for six options Likert scale. Scores of participants were between 20 -120 which were divided into 4 categories. SPSS software was used for data analysis.
Results: 42% and 58%of samples were male and female, respectively. None of the nurses had low score (40-20), 10 nurses (17%) received the lower-middle score (70-41), 30 nurses (50%) and 20 nurses (33%) achieved the upper-middle (99-71) and high score (120-100), respectively. The results showed that there was a significant correlation between the total number of spiritual health and gender(P Value<0.05 ).
Conclusion: More nurses received a high score of spiritual health. This results show that with proper planning, it can be benefit for the pastoral care of the patient.
Keywords: Spiritual health, Nurses, Critical care department
Tavan H, Taghinejad H, Mousavi Moghadam SR, Sayehmiri K, Mohammadi I. A comparison of spiritual health of male and female students in the Ilam University of Medical Sciences. Journal of Paramedical Sciences (JPS). 2015;6(2):19-25.
Tavan H, Sayehmiri K, Taghinejad H, Mousavi Moghadam SR. Factor Analysis of Spiritual Health on the Islam Viewpoint. Iran Journal of Public Health. 2015;44(11):1572-73.
Imanzad M, Tavan H, Taghinejad H, Mousavi Moghadam R, Sayehmire K. Evaluation of Spiritual Health in Nursing and Midwifery school students of Ilam University of Medical Sciences According to Islam. Journal of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. 2013;23(80):25-33. (Full Text in Persian)
Farahaninia M, Abbasi M, Givarry A, Haqqani H. Spiritual health of nursing students and their views on spirituality and spiritual care of patients. Iran Juornal of Nursing. 2005;18(44):7-14. (Full Text in Persian)
Tavan H, Taghinejad H, Sayehmiri K, Yary Y, KHalafzadeh A, Fathizadeh H, et al. Spiritual Health of Nursing Students. Islam and Health Journal. 2015;2(1):26-32.
Hsiao Y-C, Chiang H-Y, Chien L-Y. An exploration of the status of spiritual health among nursing students in Taiwan. Nurse education today. 2010;30(5):386-92.
Yaseminejad P, Golmohammadian M, Yosefi N-. Study the relationship of spiritual health and job involvement in academic staff. Quarterly Journal of Career & Organizational Counseling. 2011;3(8):110-25. (Full Text in Persian)
Asarrodi A, Golafshany A, Akabery A. Relationship of spiritual health and life quality of nurses. Journal of North Khorasan University of Medical Science. 2011;3(4):81-8. (Full Text in Persian)
Yazdi Moghaddam HE, Z. Heidari,H. in Q uarterly . 2009: 16 (1) 50-5. Study of the quality of life of nurses in Sabzevar hospitals in 1394-95. Journal of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences. 2009;16(1):50-5. (Full Text in Persian)
Alahbakhshian M, Jafarpouralavi M, Parvizi S, Haghani H. A Survey on relationship between spiritual wellbeing and quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients. Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (ZJRMS). 2010;12(3):29-33. (Full Text in Persian)
Askary P, Roushani K, Mehry Adreyany M. Relation of religion beliefs and optimistic spiritual health of Ahwaz Islamic university students. New Finding in Psychology Journal. 2011;7(21):727-39.
Baljani E, Khashabi J, Amanpour E. Relationship between spiritual well- being religion and hope among patients with cancer. Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Hayat). 2011;17(3):27-37. (Full Text in Persian)
Hojjati H, Motlagh M, Nuri F, Sharifinia H, Mohammadnejad E, Heydary B. Relationshipbetween different dimensions of prayer spiritual health of patients treated with hem dialysis. Iranian Journal of Critical Care Nursing. 2010;2(4):152-49. (Full Text in Persian)
Zare A, Jahandideh S. The impact of special wards nursing spiritual well-being upon patients’ spiritual care. Iranian Journal of Nursing Research. 2014;9(3):30-8. (Full Text in Persian)
Under Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing (June 20, 2003), cience-research Journal of Pizhūhish dar dīn va salāmat are fully compliant with open access mandates, by publishing its articles under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). Authors retain copyright of their work and can deposit their publication in any repository. This means that articles can be freely reused by the author and others as long as the article is properly cited. Published articles in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Journals can be deposited immediately into an online repository without any cost. This articles can be, printed, archived in a collection, included in course-packs, and distributed without restrictions. Please read the full Creative Commons License for further information.