HUBUNGAN TINGKAT KOGNITIF PERAWAT TENTANG CARING DENGAN APLIKASI PRAKTEK CARING DI RUANG RAWAT INAP RUMAH SAKIT UMUM dr. H. KOESNADI BONDOWOSO
Bagus Setyo Prabowo
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Caring is one form of behavior exhibited by a nurse in performing nursing care services. Formation of the nurse caring is behaviors influenced by several factors, one of which nurses cognitive level. Purpose of this study was to analyze correlation between nurses cognitive level on caring with caring practice application in the inpatient unit RSU dr. H. Koesnadi Bondowoso. Research design used an observational analytic, with a cross-sectional approach. Population in this study were 71 nurses who were nurses in the inpatient unit dr. H. Koesnadi Bondowoso with 41 nurses as sample. Nurse characteristics data analysis used univariate analysis, whereas for nurses cognitive levels and nurses caring practices application used the chi-square test with α significance level of 5%. Descriptive data analysis of nurses caring cognitive level showed that 26 nurses (56.5%) had good cognitive and 20 nurses (43.5%) had less cognitive. Applications caring practices showed 23 nurses (50.0%) behaved caring and 23 nurses (50.0%) behaved less caring. Results showed that p value = 0.037 with α significance level of 0.05, and thus Ho was rejected, which means there was a correlation between nurses cognitive level on caring with caring practice application in the inpatient RSU. dr. H. Koesnadi Bondowoso. Odds ratio 4.4 which means the nurse who had good cognitive level on caring would 4,4 times behaved caring compared with nurses who had sufficient cognitive level of caring. A nursing supervisor team should be formed to improve the quality of nursing care based caring.