A Comparison Study on Nurses' Spiritual Intelligence Between Two Societies with Different Belief-Systems

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156273
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Presentation
Title:
A Comparison Study on Nurses' Spiritual Intelligence Between Two Societies with Different Belief-Systems
Abstract:
A Comparison Study on Nurses' Spiritual Intelligence Between Two Societies with Different Belief-Systems
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2006
Author:Yang, Ke-Ping A., RN, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:Cardinal Tien College of Nursing
Title:President
The purpose of the study was to compare the spiritual intelligence among Chinese nurses between Taiwan and the mainland China.  A cross-sectional descriptive and inferential study design was implemented, with 524 registered hospital nurses who were widely distributed throughout mainland China (n=257) and Taiwan (n=267), serving as its subjects.  Wolman?s (2001) Psycho-Matrix Spirituality Inventory (PSI), was used to measure nurses? spiritual intelligence.  It incorporated the following seven factors: divinity, mindfulness, extrasensory perception, community, intellectuality, trauma, and childhood spirituality.  The results showed that the two groups had a significant difference on both the mode of nurses? spiritual intelligence and religious beliefs.  Childhood spirituality was the most significant variable which affect nurses? spiritual intelligence, and accounted for 42.3- 65.7% of the variance on nurses? spiritual spirituality.  The study draws attention to the diverse culture of the nurses? concepts of spirituality, as well as contributes to understand the profile of nurses? spiritual intelligence which is fundamental to the delivery of truly holistic care of humans in a multi-faith society.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleA Comparison Study on Nurses' Spiritual Intelligence Between Two Societies with Different Belief-Systemsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156273-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">A Comparison Study on Nurses' Spiritual Intelligence Between Two Societies with Different Belief-Systems</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2006</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Yang, Ke-Ping A., RN, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Cardinal Tien College of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">President</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">yang@ctcn.edu.tw</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">The purpose of the study was to compare the spiritual intelligence among Chinese nurses between Taiwan and the mainland China. &nbsp;A cross-sectional descriptive and inferential study design was implemented, with 524 registered hospital nurses who were widely distributed throughout mainland China (n=257)&nbsp;and Taiwan (n=267), serving as its subjects. &nbsp;Wolman?s (2001) Psycho-Matrix Spirituality Inventory (PSI), was used to measure nurses? spiritual intelligence. &nbsp;It incorporated the following seven factors: divinity, mindfulness, extrasensory perception, community, intellectuality, trauma, and childhood spirituality. &nbsp;The results showed that the two groups had a significant difference on both the mode of nurses? spiritual intelligence and religious beliefs.&nbsp; Childhood spirituality was the most significant variable which affect nurses? spiritual intelligence, and accounted for 42.3- 65.7% of the variance on nurses? spiritual spirituality.&nbsp; The study draws attention to the diverse culture of the nurses? concepts of spirituality, as well as contributes to understand the profile of nurses? spiritual intelligence which is fundamental to the delivery of truly holistic care of humans in a multi-faith society.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:37:21Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:37:21Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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