Emotional Intelligence and Caring Behavior Among Muslim Nurse: A Study in Religious-Based Hospital in Surabaya-Indonesia
Laily Hidayati, Fauzan Rifai, Lailatun Ni'mah
Available Online April 2017.
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- emotional intelligence, Muslim nurse, caring behavior, religious-based hospital
- Caring is an important aspect of nursing care implementation. It is referred to an ability to show an attention and feel empathy for others, especially for patients. Faith or religion give a contribution on performing behavior, attitudes and emotions of nurses in doing their job. In addition, emotional intelligence is mentioned as a critical success factor in the work by 80%. But on the other hand, the system of nurse recruitment in Indonesia is still putting academic intelligence (GPA score) as the main requirement. This study aim to determine the relationship between emotional intelligence and caring behavior in Muslim nurse in a religious-based hospital in Surabaya, Indonesia. This was a cross sectional study. The population was all nurses in a surgical ward of a religious-based hospital in Surabaya. As many as 52 nurses participated as respondents based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. The dependent variable was emotional intelligence, and the independent variables are caring behavior. Data were analyzed using the Spearman rho test. The study showed that 57.7% of Muslim nurses performed good caring and 51.9% showed the ability to control emotions. The correlation between emotional intelligence and caring behavior in nurses showed p value 0.000 and correlation coefficient r= 0.684. Emotional intelligence showed a positive correlation with the caring behavior of Muslim nurse. It means that emotional intelligence could increase nurse caring behaviors. A religious-based hospital can support the development of emotional intelligence aspect through any kind program of emotional self-control for nurses.
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TY - CONF AU - Laily Hidayati AU - Fauzan Rifai AU - Lailatun Ni'mah PY - 2017/04 DA - 2017/04 TI - Emotional Intelligence and Caring Behavior Among Muslim Nurse: A Study in Religious-Based Hospital in Surabaya-Indonesia PB - Atlantis Press SP - 159 EP - 161 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.41 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.41 ID - Hidayati2017/04 ER -