Volume 13, Number 4 (3-2016)                   sjsph 2016, 13(4): 85-96 | Back to browse issues page


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Falahi A, Ghahremani E, Falahi P, Zarezadeh Y. Identification of spiritual needs and skills related to them among the students of public health. sjsph. 2016; 13 (4) :85-96
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1- Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of public health, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran , arezofalahi91@gmail.com
2- MSc. Environmental Health Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
3- MSc. Student, artificial intelligence Instructor, College of Technical - Professional, Sanandaj University of Girly Technical – Professional, Sanandaj, Iran
4- Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
Abstract:   (2426 Views)

Background and Aim: To succeed in study and deliver service to community, training spiritual and related skill is urgent need in public health students. The aim of study was to explore spiritual needs and related skills in public health students of Kurdistan University of medical sciences.

Materials and Methods: This research was done through content analysis approach in Kurdistan university of medical science in 2015 year. Public health 15 students’ needs and perspective investigated via purposeful sampling. Inclusion criteria were including willingness to participate in the study, public health students, and ability to speak fluently. Data was gathered using individual and group in-deep sim-structural interviews and field note. Interviews recorded, typed, and analyzed using content analysis method. credibility, dependability, confirmability and transferability were employed to rigor and trustworthy of data.

Results: from Analysis of data were extracted 4 main categories: “individual interaction with superior existence”, “individual’s interaction with surrounding”, “strengthen individual characteristics”, and “improvement of study”. 

Conclusion: the results of the study showed that acquiring of spiritual and life skills is an urgent need for students. Earning these skills not only is not an individual factor but also is multi-factorial and this is regarding to educational organizations, ministries, universities and families.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2016/03/6 | Accepted: 2016/03/6 | Published: 2016/03/6

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