International Journal of Dental Sciences

International Journal of Dental Sciences


International Journal of Dental Sciences
International Journal of Dental Sciences
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2021)

Performance model of dental nurses in implementing the integrated ante natal care program the first visit of pregnant women to the dental polyclinic at public health center


Sri Hidayati, Imam Sarwo Edi, Endang Purwaningsih

Background: Pregnant women are group which is susceptible oral diseases. Some research states that the level of knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of pregnant women can affect oral health. There are some effect of oral health in pregnancy such as pregnancy gingivitis, pregnancy periodontitis, pregnancy tumors, dental erosion, dental caries and tooth mobility. Objective: This study aims to analyze various factors that influence the performance of dental nurses in the implementation of the integrated ANC program. Methods: This study is an analytic observational with cross sectional design, the instruments used were questionnaire and forum group discussion, data analysis with SEM. Results: Internal factors influence psychological factors but do not directly affect performance. The population in this study were dental nurses on duty at the East Java Health Center. Which met the following criteria. While external factors directly influence psychological and performance. Psychological factors have the greatest total effect on the performance of dental nurses in the implementation of the integrated ANC program at the Public health center. New scientific findings from this study are the discovery of nurse performance models that are fully mediated by psychological factors, so that internal factors influence the performance of nurses through psychological, and external factors affect the performance of nurses through psychological as well as directly. Conclusion: The age, years of service, ability, acceptability, organizational support, leadership style, attitude, motivation, and job satisfaction can improve work quality and work initiatives.
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Sri Hidayati, Imam Sarwo Edi, Endang Purwaningsih. Performance model of dental nurses in implementing the integrated ante natal care program the first visit of pregnant women to the dental polyclinic at public health center. International Journal of Dental Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 83-86
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