The Role of Nurses in the Implementation of Puskesmas Accreditation to Improve the Quality of Health Services in Morowali District

Aswar, Muhamad and NURHAYATI, BERNADETA RESTI and SUWANDI, SUWANDI and WAHYATI, Y ENDANG The Role of Nurses in the Implementation of Puskesmas Accreditation to Improve the Quality of Health Services in Morowali District. SOEPRA Jurnal Hukum Kesehatan. ISSN 2548-818X (media online)

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The role of nurses as health workers working at a Health Center (Puskesmas) is to provide health services through public and individual health efforts. The health services giving by the nurses are expected to increase the quality of health services in order to provide optimal services to communities conducted in integrated, comprehensive, and sustainable manners. The objective of this study was to see the nurses’ role in implementing Health Center accreditation in the efforts of improving the health services at Morowali District. This study used a socio-legal study approach having with analytical-descriptive specifications. It used primary and secondary data. The primary data gathering technique was through interviews with respondents and resource persons. The respondents consisted of nurses who worked in the Morowali District Health Centers while the resource persons were the heads of the Health Centers. The secondary data were obtained through related literature studies The role of nurses and the Health Centers accreditation at Morowali District were then qualitatively analyzed. In the accrediation process as regulated by The Minister of Health’s Regulation Nr. 46 of 2015 on Accreditation and The Minister of Health’s Regulation Nr. 75 of 2014 on Health Centers there were three types of assessment instruments, namely management administration, public health care efforts, and individual health care efforts. The role of nurses in the accreditation covered the three instruments. The nurses here played an important role in improving the quality of health services as the goal of accreditation. The supporting factors of the nurses’ role in the accreditation process dealt with legislations and human resources while the inhibiting factors dealt with the availability of health resources, the workload of the Health Center’s workers, lack of facilities and infrastructure. Keywords: role of nurses, health services quality, accreditation

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 340 Law
Depositing User: Ms B. Resti Nurhayati
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2023 05:56
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2023 05:56

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