THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE APPLICATION OF BEDSIDE TEACHING METHOD THAN THE METHODS OF SIMULATION IN IMPROVING WOUND CARE SKILLS IN NURSING STUDENTS OF HEALTH POLYTECHNIC OF JAMBI
Cek Masnah*, Lucky Herawati and Subakir
The learning process at the Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic of Jambi has never actual patients involved in the learning process. The method that has been applied is a simulation method. This is one of the causes of the low average student's practice in the last wound care. This study is intended to • determine the effectiveness of the application of bedside teaching methods rather than simulation methods in improving the skills of students caring for wounds. This research is Quasi-Experiment, involving all second semester students of the Department of Nursing Health Polytechnic of Jambi, 2014/2015 academic year as many as 68 participants, as subjects. The instrument used is a test of care skills and a Locus of Control test. The data were analyzed using Independent T Test and Mancova Test. The results showed that the use of the Bedside teaching learning method was better than the Simulation method in shaping students ' skills in wound care after controlling the students ' internal factors (p value of 0.003).
Keywords: Bedside-teaching method, simulation, wound care skills.
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