“Studi Komparasi Sikap Perawat Terhadap End of life Care di Ruang IGD dan ICU RSD Kalisat dan RSD Balung Kabupaten Jember
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Death is a psychological and physical event that affects patients caring for especially in intensive and emergency ward. patients and families will require end of life care from health professional, including nurses. nurses need knowledge, skill, attitude, and interpersonal competencies to provide end of life care. This study aimed to explored differences of attitudes towards dying care between IGD and ICU ward’s nurses in rural hospital. The variable in this study was nurses attitude. This study used a quantitative comparative cross-sectional research design. The samples were 24 nurses from emergency ward and 16 from intensive care unit who were recruited by total sampling. Data were collected by Frommelt Attitudes towards the Care of the Dying Care Form B Indonesian version (FATCOD-BI). The results revealed that nurses attitudes toward caring for dying patients in emergency departement was 101.42±6.646 (30-150) on average and in intensive care unit was 106.44±7.633 (30-150) on average. Nurses in the ICU room had a more positive attitude than emergency nurses (p = 0.034). There fore, the result showed the differences in nurses' attitudes towards caring for dying patients in the emergency ward and ICU. there are differences between the proportion of respondents based on gender, level of education, length of time working in the emergency ward and ICU. the result showed gender, level of education, length of time working can influence nurses' attitudes towards caring for dying patients in the emergency ward and ICU. Further studies should examine the correlation between gender, level of education and experience working and nurses attitudes toward caring for dying patients.