Hubungan Tingkat Pengetahuan Tentang Bencana Terhadap Tingkat Kesiapsiagaan Bencana Pada Mahasiswa Keperawatan Semester VIII di Universitas Muhammadiyah Bengkulu


  • Ayun Sari Universitas Muhammadiyah Bengkulu
  • Panzilion Panzilion Universitas Muhammadiyah Bengkulu


Disaster is an incident or series of events that hazard, disrupt and harm life and livelihoods. Disasters are caused by natural as well as non-natural factors and human factors. As a prospective nurse who will serve the community, nursing students need knowledge and preparedness to deal with disaster conditions. The purpose of this research is to know the relationship between the level of knowledge about disasters to the level of disaster preparedness of the eighth semester nursing students of Muhammadiyah Bengkulu University. This research is a quantitative research with a cross-sectional approach. The sample technique used is a total sampling technique with a total of 43 nursing students. Data collection was done by distributing questionnaires. The results showed that most students had a level of knowledge about disasters in the less category with 23 people (53.3%), and had a level of disaster preparedness in the moderate category with 21 people (48.8%). The results of the bivariate analysis of the chi square statistical test obtained p value of 0.005. This shows that there is a significant relationship between the level of disaster knowledge and the level of disaster preparedness in the eighth semester of nursing students of the Muhammadiyah Bengkulu University. It can be concluded that the higher level of students’ knowledge about disasters, the better level of disaster preparedness. Nursing students are advised to add insight into disaster knowledge and disaster preparedness so that they can prepare themselves when practicing nursing directly in the field.



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