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Sadeghnezhad H, Nasiri A, Helal birjandi M. Professional prestige in nursing: A concept analysis review using Walker and Avant approach. ioh 2023; 20 (1) :264-277
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Birjand University of Medical Sciences , nasiri2006@bums.ac.ir
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Background and aims:
The main purpose of this analysis was to provide an understanding of the professional prestige of nursing as a concept.

Methods : Determining which nurses have professional prestige requires a clear definition and explanation of the different dimensions of this concept. Therefore, the current study was conducted with the aim of explaining the concept of professional prestige in nursing. Walker and Avant's method was used to determine the defining features of the concept. The results of the review of the texts available in Science Direct, PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar, and Magiran databases with the keywords professional prestige, occupational prestige, professional dignity, professional status, professional image, and nursing without time limit, and based on the entry criteria, 24 articles were included.
Results: Professional prestige in nursing was defined. The defining features of this concept include social status, income and salary, job satisfaction, independence in decision-making, professional commitment, self-confidence, education, and continuous training. It also includes social status effective in promoting professional commitment and independence in decision-making in nurses, which ultimately leads to the provision of safe care services for patients.
Conclusion: The results of the analysis in this study can provide an objective and comprehensible picture of the professional prestige of nursing and be an effective step for training, strengthening, measuring, and developing this concept to provide quality and safe nursing services by nurses
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Determinants of job satisfaction
Received: 2023/01/11 | Accepted: 2023/05/4 | Published: 2023/03/30

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