Muhammad Nasir

Department of Nursing Pare – Pare, Health Polytechnic Makassar

 

 

BACKGROUND -Nursing services have an important role in determining the overall success of the health service. Nursing documentation includes assessment, problem identification, planning and action. In documenting nurse observe and evaluate the client's response to a given action. And communicate the information to other health professionals. If less effective documentation skills miscomunication can lead to other health professionals.

 

OBJECTIVE -This study was conducted to determine the relationship of knowledge and attitude of nurses in nursing care documentation in room Surgical Care Hospital Lasinrang Pinrang. a  = 0.041 

 

METHODS -Researcher using correlation study design with cross sectional design to examine the relationship between the two variables of the study. Taking engineering sample of the total sampling with sample size was 20 respondents. While data analysis is done by using Spearman rho.

 

RESULTS -From the statistical test showed that the relationship of knowledge and attitude of nurses in nursing care documentation in room Surgical Care Hospital Lasinrang Pinrang is significant enough to  <p = 0.05 with a correlation coefficient (r) of 0.460.

 

CONCLUSION -From these results, the researchers recommend that continuously improve the knowledge, attitudes and skills through training-pelatiahan, seminars and continuing education. By this will improve the ability of nurses in nursing care documentation.