HUBUNGAN TINGKAT PENGETAHUAN TERKAIT PROFESI DAN MOTIVASI MAHASISWA TINGKAT AKHIR UNTUK MENJADI PERAWAT PROFESIONAL

Ni Made K. Wardani, Ice Yulia Wardani

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Abstract

Nursing students should have a comprehensive knowledge of professional nurse and high motivation for becoming professional nurses. Objective: To identify the correlation between the levels of knowledge of profession and the motivation of fi nal year students for becoming professional nurses. Methods: This study employed cross-sectional method with correlative descriptive design. It employed total sampling on 156 students. It was conducted in June at a state university and in September at a private university. It used a questionnaire made by the researcher and its validity and reliability had been tested. Data were analyzed using chi-square test. Result: The results of the study indicated that there was no signifi cant correlation between levels of knowledge of profession and motivation of fi nal year students for becoming professional nurses (p value=0.447). In addition, having knowledge alone is not enough to be able to motivate nursing students for becoming professional nurses. Conclusion: Knowledge and motivation do not infl uence each other to make someone become a professional nurse
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)234-243
JournalJPPNI
Volume1
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017

Keywords

  • knowledge, motivation, professional nurses

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