The effect of ethics training on students recognizing ethical violations and developing moral sensitivity

GÖÇMEN BAYKARA Z., Demir S., Yaman Ş.

NURSING ETHICS, vol.22, no.6, pp.661-675, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0969733014542673
  • Journal Name: NURSING ETHICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.661-675
  • Keywords: Ethical violations, ethics, ethics training, moral sensitivity, nursing, NURSES, EDUCATION, SKILLS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Moral sensitivity is a life-long cognitive ability. It is expected that nurses who work in a professional purpose at curing human beings should have a highly developed moral sensitivity. The general opinion is that ethics education plays a significant role in this sense to enhance the moral sensitivity in terms of nurses' professional behaviors and distinguish ethical violations.