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Evaluation of professional ethics in faculty members and teachers based on self-assessment in Shahroud University of Medical Sciences
Sahar Paryab1 , Robabeh Zarouj Hosseini2 , Alireza Masoudi3 , Ebrahim Baghshani4 , Mehdi Ebadi4 , Ghazaleh Masoudi5 , Mohadeseh Mahmoudi Saber6 , Javad Khajeh Mozaffari7 , Omid Garkaz * 8
1- MSc Pediatric Nursing , School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
2- MSc Medical Education, Instructor, Medical Education Development Center Vice Chancellor for Education, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
3- Ph.D. of Pharmacology, Assistant Professor, Vice-Chancellery of Food and Drug, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran.
4- Ph.D. of Islamic Studies, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
5- MSc of Public Administration, Medical Education Development Center, Vice Chancellor for Education, Shahroud university of medical sciences, Shahroud, Iran
6- Ph.D of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Assistant Professor, Medical Education Development Center, Vice Chancellor for Education, Shahroud university of medical sciences, Shahroud, Iran
7- Ph.D of Orthopedics, Assistant Professor, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran.
8- MSc of Epidemiology, Instructor, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
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Introduction:University professors,due to their great impact on their environment,especially students, in addition to performing their scientific and research duties, also have a sensitive moral role in educating students.Therefore,it is necessary to address professional ethics in this group.
Objective:This study was conducted to determine the level of professional ethics in faculty members and teachers based on self-assessment in Shahroud University of Medical Sciences.
Methods:In this descriptive-analytical study conducted in the academic year 2022-2021,121 faculty members and teachers of Shahroud University of Medical Sciences were included in the study by counting method.To collect data,two questionnaires were used: demographic information and quality of performance of Sadat et al.Data were collected and analyzed using SPSS software version 18 with the help of descriptive and analytical statistics (P <0.005).
Results:Out of 121 teachers participating in the study,70 (57.9%) were male and the rest were female and the mean age of the participants was39.14±6.18 years.The highest age group of participants(66 people)was between 36-45 years (54.5%)and the most active place was the teachers(46 people)of the medical school(38%).In terms of education, having a degree,71 people had a doctorate (58.7%), 108 people had a scientific degree(89.3%)and 79 people had a history of1-5 years(65.3%).There was no significant relationship between ethics score and any of the demographic variables.The mean and standard deviation of the morality score was151.29± 16.30.And the highest scores,respectively, related to the areas of practical commitment34.57 ± 4.04,professional ability of33.76 ± 4.35,The management and leadership of the class was30.68±3.89,the professional ethics was26.42 ± 2.69 and the scientific and educational ability was25.84 ± 3.38.
Discussion:The level of professional ethics in general among the professors of Shahroud University of Medical Sciences is at a high level,but some scores in the fields are low,which is necessary. University officials should promote these sub-areas by holding workshops, training courses, pamphlets and ethical charters.
Keywords: Behavior, Ethics, Self-Assessment, Teachers
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2022/03/10 | Accepted: 2022/07/11 | Published: 2023/10/2

Ethics code: IR.SHMU.REC.1400.116


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