Several Factors that Influence the Performance of Nurses in Carrying Out Nursing Policy in a District Hospital

Hafizurrachman, Trisnantoro Laksono , Adang Bachtiar

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Abstract

This study aimid to look at the effect and magnitude of family health history, lifestyle,environment, and the ability of nurses on their performance and provide useful information todevelop performance-based nursing policy in a District Hospital. This is a cross-sectional study. Data were analyzed with the Structural Equation Model (SEM) approach using Smart-PLS software. In this study nurses serving in all services at a district hospital was selected as the unit of analysis, with 250 nurses were selected as the samples and multistage random sampling were used. The study was conducted from February-August 2010. Analysis showed that the nurses‘performance in a district hospital was influenced by all the variables, which means that the theoretical model proposed in this study can be used. The nurses’ ability was the variable that mostly affects the nurses’ performance (83.6%). In conclusion, the nurses’ performance is affected by many variables, such as family health history, lifestyle, environment, and the ability of nurses. Therefore all the variables offered in this study should be considered for intervention to produce excellent nurses’s performance at a district hospital
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Indonesian Medical Association
Volume61
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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