Caring behaviour of nurses in Malaysia is influenced by spiritual and emotional intelligence, psychological ownership and burnout
- School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
- Correspondence to: Dr Elizabeth Adamson, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, Sighthill Court, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN, UK;
Implications for practice and research
This study presents a model for prediction of caring behaviours and factors that can affect nurses’ ability to care. This model has the potential to inform nurse education.
The study emphasises the important influence that spiritual intelligence can have on a nurse's caring behaviour, and introduces the concept of psychological ownership in terms of nursing practice.
The findings from this study should inform further research in terms of the preparation of nursing students for practice and their ability to consistently provide person-centred care.
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