Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)

Relationship Practical Experince and Knowledge With Implementing Health Protocol During Pandemic Covid-19 Among Midwives in Bekasi District

Authors
Herlina Simanjuntak, Hajar Nur Fathur Rohmah
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Herlina Simanjuntak
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.035How to use a DOI?
Keywords
implementing health protocol, knowledge, practical experience
Abstract

COVID-19 has been declared as the world pandemic and also as an outbreak of non-natural disasters in Indonesia. The government has made health service policies and protocols, especially maternal and child health services. Midwives are at the forefront and health workers that most often encountered by the community in maternal and child health services. In an effort to minimize local transmission COVID-19 midwives should know and apply health protocols in implementing midwifery practices. The aimed of this study was to determine the relationship of practical experience and knowledge with the implement of maternal and newborn health care protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research method used is descriptive analytic with cross sectional approach. The population in this study were all midwives in Bekasi District, the sample was midwives who carried out practices in Bekasi District with a total of 114 respondent, with a purposive sampling technique. The research instrument used was an online questionnaire sent via electronic message. The results shown that 70.8% of midwives who had good knowledge applied health care protocols well, 52.8% of midwives who had high experience of implementing health care protocols well. Thus the results show there is a relationship between knowledge and the implement of maternal and newborn health protocols during the Covid-19 pandemic (p-value 0.000), but practical experience has no relationship with the implement of the protocol (p-value 0.843). The conclusions of the study found, midwives in Bekasi District who have good knowledge was implementing health care protocols well, but there was no relationship shown between experience and implementing health protocol. It is recommended that during the Pandemics COVID 19, midwives should increase their knowledge, so that they are able to implement the protocol for preventing COVID-19 transmission in midwifery practice services.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)
Series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
25 November 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-278-6
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.035How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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