The development of nurses' foundational values
Sastrawan Sastrawan, Jennifer Weller-Newton, Gabrielle Brand, Gulzar Malik
NURSING ETHICS | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: In the ever-changing and complex healthcare environment, nurses encounter challenging situations that may involve a clash between their personal and professional values resulting in a profound impact on their practice. Nevertheless, there is a dearth of literature on how nurses develop their personal-professional values. AIM: The aim of this study was to understand how nurses develop their foundational values as the base for their value system. RESEARCH DESIGN: A constructivist grounded theory methodology was employed to collect multiple data sets, including face-to-face focus group and individual interviews, along with anecdote and reflective stories. PARTICIPANTS AND RESEARCH C..View full abstract
The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship and/or publication of this article: This work was part of a PhD study undertaken by the first author who was supported by the Australia Awards Scholarship.