Learning Objective 1: The learner will be able to know Dignity is a core factor of nursing care. In nurses’ clinical practice, maintaining patients’ dignity is very importment.
Learning Objective 2: The learner will be able to know the model of maintaining dignity in patient care can be utilized in clinical practice.
The purpose of this paper is to report on a study undertaken to understand how nurses in
Methods: For this qualitative descriptive study, data were collected from March to May
Results: Analysis of interview data indicated that nurses’ measures to maintain dignity in patient care were captured in five themes: respect, protecting privacy, emotional support, treating all patients alike, and maintaining body image.
Conclusion: The findings can help clinical nurses recognise and employ measures that maintain patients’ dignity care. Suggestions are provided for the development of an in-service education course and a protocol for maintaining patient dignity in care. Moreover, we suggest expanding the five principles of
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