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    Nursing’s professional respect as experienced by hospital and community nurses.Alessandro Stievano, Sue Bellass, Gennaro Rocco, Douglas Olsen, Laura Sabatino & Martin Johnson - forthcoming - Nursing Ethics:096973301666497.
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    Professional dignity in nursing in clinical and community workplaces.Alessandro Stievano, Maria Grazia De Marinis, Maria Teresa Russo, Gennaro Rocco & Rosaria Alvaro - 2012 - Nursing Ethics 19 (3):341-356.
    The purpose of this qualitative study was to analyse nurses’ professional dignity in their everyday working lives. We explored the factors that affect nursing professional dignity in practice that emerge in relationships with health professionals, among clinical nurses working in hospitals and in community settings in central Italy. The main themes identified were: (i) nursing professional dignity perceived as an achievement; (ii) recognition of dignity beyond professional roles. These two concepts are interconnected. This study provides insights into professional dignity in (...)
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    Nurses’ perceptions of professional dignity in hospital settings.Laura Sabatino, Mari Katariina Kangasniemi, Gennaro Rocco, Rosaria Alvaro & Alessandro Stievano - 2016 - Nursing Ethics 23 (3):277-293.
    Background: The concept of dignity can be divided into two main attributes: absolute dignity that calls for recognition of an inner worth of persons and social dignity that can be changeable and can be lost as a result of different social factors and moral behaviours. In this light, the nursing profession has a professional dignity that is to be continually constructed and re-constructed and involves both main attributes of dignity. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine how nurses (...)
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    Code of Ethics and Conduct for European Nursing.Loredana Sasso, Alessandro Stievano, Máximo González Jurado & Gennaro Rocco - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (6):821-836.
    A main identifying factor of professions is professionals' willingness to comply with ethical and professional standards, often defined in a code of ethics and conduct. In a period of intense nursing mobility, if the public are aware that health professionals have committed themselves to the drawing up of a code of ethics and conduct, they will have more trust in the health professional they choose, especially if this person comes from another European Member State. The Code of Ethics and Conduct (...)
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    Public health nurses’ professional dignity: An interview study in Finland.Alessandro Stievano, Mari Mynttinen, Gennaro Rocco & Mari Kangasniemi - 2022 - Nursing Ethics 29 (6):1503-1517.
    BackgroundDignity is a central human value supported by nurses’ professional ethics. In previous studies, nurses in clinical practice have experienced that dignity increased their work well-being and pride of work. Dignity is also strictly interweaved to professional identity in the different nursing’ roles, but little is known about dignity among public health nurses and primary care settings.PurposeThis study aimed to describe the perceptions of nursing's professional dignity of public health nurses in primary care in Finland.Research designAn inductive qualitative descriptive approach (...)
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