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J Res Dent Sci 2021, 18(2): 136-142 Back to browse issues page
Attitudes toward professional ethics in dentistry students of faculty of dentistry of Sari in 2019
Nadia Elyassi Gorji , Masoumeh Bagheri Nesami , Azam Nahvi
Faculty of Dentistry, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran , azamnahvi.pedodontist@gmail.com
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Background and Aim: In the medical community, professional ethics is very important, and has a wide range of topics under the title of “Medical Ethics”. Therefore, due to the importance of patientschr('39') rights and its promotion that can only be achieved by informing the public and educating dentists, a study was conducted to investigate the attitude of dentistry students of Sari toward professional ethics.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive study, the research population included all the last 3 years-of-course students of the Faculty of Dentistry of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences who were entered into the study by taking a census. The means of research was a researcher-made questionnaire based on studies related to this field for which the validity and reliability were evaluated in Karampourian et al study. After completing the questionnaires, the results were statistically analyzed using SPSS 16 software.
Results: 106 students participated in this study. The mean age of participants was 23.84 ± 2.51 . After analyzing the data obtained from the total scores of the questionnaires, the mean attitude of the students was 104.97 ± 9.87 which is in the Good attitude range. The frequency of moderate, good and very good attitude of students was 4.7%, 79.2%, and 16%, respectively.
Conclusion: Since the faculty is the most influential force in shaping studentschr('39') ethics, therefore it is best to revise the ethics curriculum according to this major/discipline to achieve high goals in this field while considering the professional differences in dentistry.
Keywords: professional ethics, students, dentistry, attitude
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Ethics code: IR.MAZUMS.REC.1398.1420

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