Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : dedication

Self-Dignity and Demographic Characteristics: An Empirical Study on Nursing Professionals

Major Navjeet Kaur; Dr. Harminder Kaur Gujral

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 5520-5534

The human beings have the right to be valued for their intrinsic worth, they are born with. They should be treated empathically and ethically. The purpose of the present research is to study the perception of nurses towards their dignity during service. The study has been conceptualized on demographical variables and the factors contributing to nurses’ perception towards their dignity. A sample of 99 nurses was randomly taken for the study and SPSS was used to analyse the obtained data. The findings reflect that factors like gender, age, marital status, qualification and number of years of service play an important role in the perception of nurses for their dignity. The effect of these demographical variables was studied on the cognitive and behavioural factors like gesture and respect shown by patients for nursing care, updated knowledge for their profession, trust of patients, discomfort informed by patients during treatment, treated professionally by physicians and other para-medical staff, importance of nursing profession to the health care organization, fear of assault or molestation, honour or praise for their hard-work, dedication towards service. The implication of the study would be that health care organization should be sensitized towards self-dignity amongst nurses and implement appropriate measures to improve the nurses’ perception towards self-dignity.


Ainan Raena Nas; Irwandy .; Suriah .

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 4407-4418

Performance is defined as the achieved work quantity and quality of an employee in performing job. Reliable and professional employee is realized to highly contribute improvement on performance. This corelational study (N=187) was undertaken to analyze the effects of work engagement and job satisfaction on performance of nurses in Syekh Yusuf Regional Hospital of Gowa Regency. The findings revealed that work engagement, represented by the dimensions of vigor, dedication, and absorption, contributed to the performance of nurses. Vigor demonstrated a full mediation to the relationship between work engagement and performance of nurses. Job satisfaction also contributed to elevate the performance of nurses. The study suggests to increase the morale of nurses, support to establish good superior-subordinate relationships, conduct training for helping increase creativity and innovative behavior.