Examining the Level of Adherence of Medical Trainees of Jundishapur University of Ahvaz to the Principles of Clinical Professional Ethics in 2022

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

2 Associate Professor of Forensic Medicine, Department of Forensic Medicine, School of Medicine, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Razi Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

3 Clinical Research Development Unit, Golestan Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran



Introduction: Considering that having professional ethics in the clinical area is an important principle for establishing communication between the clinical team and patients, this study was conducted with the aim of investigating the adherence of medical interns of Jundishapur University of Ahvaz to the principles of clinical professional ethics.
Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on 121 paragliding students of Jundishapur University in 2022. And the sampling method was done in a simple random way. In order to collect information, the Qasimzadeh standard professional ethics questionnaire was used, which has 16 questions in 8 dimensions. In this study, P value less than 0.05 was considered significant.
Results: In the studied statistical population (56/2), 68 of them were men, 108 (89/3) were single, and 13 (10/7) were married. The average age was 24.20, in those who accepted the medical ethics course, the average total score and also in the two dimensions of justice and responsibility were higher than those who did not take this course (P=0.010). Agreeableness (6.8) got the lowest score and honesty dimension (7.9) got the highest score.
Conclusion: The statistical tests showed that the level of compliance with all the components of professional ethics in this research among medical trainees is strong, also the medical ethics course increases the level of professional ethics. As a result, by promoting professional ethics education, it is possible to increase the level of knowledge and compliance with this importance by students.


Alireza Rafati Navaei [PumMed] [Google Scholar]

 Farkhondeh Jamshidi [PumMed] [Google Scholar]

 Ali Moradi [PumMed] [Google Scholar]


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