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IJPN 2017, 5(5): 57-63 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence and Competences in Providing Spiritual care in Nursing Students.
Fatemeh Emamgholian , MohammadJavad Hosseinabadi-farahani , Mina Keshavarz
Department of nursing, University of social welfare and rehabilitation sciences, Tehran, Iran. , J.Hoseinabadi@gmail.com
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Introduction: Spirituality as one dimensions of human have an important role in health. Identification spiritual intelligence and spiritual care especially in nursing students as future health provider is very important. Thus this study aimed to determine relationship between spiritual intelligence and competences in providing spiritual care in nursing students.
Methods: This descriptive-correlational study was conducted on 185 undergraduate nursing students selected through the census method. Data were collected using a personal demographic information form, Spiritual Intelligence Questionnaire and the competences in providing spiritual care scale. Validity and reliability with internal consistency was conducted. Data were analyzed using descriptive and analytical statistics in SPSS-16.
Results: Spiritual intelligence and competences in providing spiritual care had a positive and significant relationship(r=0.23, p=0.001). Mean scores of spiritual intelligence was 116.18 ± 15.19 and mean scores of competences in providing spiritual care was 90.9±18.53. Students interested in nursing had a positive relationship with spiritual intelligence and competences in providing spiritual care (p<0.05).Educational semester had a negative correlational with competences in providing spiritual care(r= -0.28,p<0.05).   
Conclusion: According to the results intention to spiritual intelligence and humanity and spiritual capacities in nursing students as powerful point can provide better professional future in holistic care. Also entry of people interested to nursing can appeal attention of nursing students to spirituality and spiritual care for patients. 
Keywords: Spirituality, Spiritual intelligence, Spiritual care, Holistic care, Nursing students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/08/29 | Accepted: 2017/12/5 | Published: 2017/12/9
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Emamgholian F, Hosseinabadi-farahani M, Keshavarz M. Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence and Competences in Providing Spiritual care in Nursing Students.. IJPN. 2017; 5 (5) :57-63
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