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Village health post (Ponkesdes) development into community nursing center-based Health Promotion Model, nursing center, and behavioral performance

Miftahul Munir, Nursalam, Rika Subarniati Triyoga.


Background: The vision of development in East Java is to realize a prosperous society and morals. To improve public health as one of the measures to achieve this vision will require proximity access and quality improvement of health services in the community. Health cottage village (Ponkesdes) is a basic health service located in the village or villages that are part of the development of village midwife (Polindes).

Objective: To develop into a community nursing center Ponkesdes-based Health Promotion Model theory, nursing center, and performance behavior nurse.

Materials and Methods: The study design was an observational analytic consisting of two phases, namely the implementation of the exploratory and descriptive exploration cause and effect. The population used in this study were nurse Ponkesdes Tuban district that fit inclusion criteria as much as 20, with a sample of 20 respondents were determined using simple techniques saturated. The independent variable in this study is nursing center, and health promotion and behavior model performance dependent variables are commitment and the action plan Ponkesdes duty nurse. Data were collected applying questionnaires, and data results focused discussion. Studies were analyzed using partial least-squares method.

Result: This study showed a significant effect on nursing center nurse commitment Ponkesdes (t = 3.197). Health Promotion Model showed a significant effect on the commitment of nurses Ponkesdes (t = 2.185). Commitment nurses significantly influence nurses task Ponkesdes (t = 29.546).

Conclusion: Model development of community nursing center Ponkesdes is very relevant to be applied to programs that can improve the health and can be a solution for institutions of public health services.

Key words: Ponkesdes, Community nursing center, Performance

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