An Exploration of Professional Values Held by Nurses at a Large Freestanding Pediatric Hospital.

@article{Gallegos2015AnEO,
  title={An Exploration of Professional Values Held by Nurses at a Large Freestanding Pediatric Hospital.},
  author={Cara Gallegos and Charlotte K Sortedahl},
  journal={Pediatric nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={187-95}
}
Professional values form the basis for nurse attitudes and behavior, and are cornerstones to guiding nurses' clinical practice decisions. The purpose of this descriptive study of nurses at a large children's hospital is to describe the professional values of employed registered nurses and describe differences based on demographic characteristics, such as generation, years of experience, education, and professional role. This study is based on Benner's (1984) theoretical framework of novice to… CONTINUE READING