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Amiri Z, Amiri H. The Relationship between Spiritual and Emotional Intelligence and the Quality of Nursing Care in Nurses Working in Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah in 2018. SJNMP. 2019; 5 (1) :82-93
URL: http://sjnmp.muk.ac.ir/article-1-217-en.html
1- Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah Branch , z1990a1990@gmail.com
2- Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah Branch
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Background & Aim: Given the fact that spiritual and emotional intelligence increase nursing care quality in nurses through improving beliefs and overcoming stress, respectively, this study aimed to evaluate the relationship between spiritual and emotional intelligence with nursing care quality in nurses working in Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah, Iran in 2018.
Materials & Methods: This descriptive and correlational research was performed on 225 nurses selected by convenience sampling. Data were collected using King’s spiritual intelligence self-report inventory, emotional intelligence questionnaire by Petrides & Furnham, and quality patient care scale (QUALPAC). In addition, data analysis was carried out in SPSS version 21 using Pearson’s correlation coefficient and simultaneous multiple regression.
Results: According to the results, there was a significant and reverse relationship between nursing care quality and components of spiritual intelligence, including personal meaning-making (r=-0.229, P=0.042) and transcendental consciousness (r=-0.386, P=0.001). On the other hand, the same relationship was observed between nursing care quality and components of emotional intelligence, including the perception of emotions and feelings of oneself and others (r=-0.433, P=0.001) and optimism and positive attitude (r=-0.276, P=0.018). Furthermore, the results of multiple regression analysis demonstrated that the components of spiritual and emotional intelligence explained 0.17 and 0.32 of changes in nursing care quality, respectively.
Conclusion: Given the fact that higher emotional and spiritual intelligence improve the nursing care quality of nurses, it is suggested that necessary training be provided to these individuals to enhance the quality of their emotional and spiritual intelligence.
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Received: 2019/01/25 | Revised: 2019/09/3 | Accepted: 2019/03/2 | Published: 2019/06/9 | ePublished: 2019/06/9

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