SUPERVISION OF THE HEAD OF THE ROOM ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PATIENT SAFETY BY IMPLEMENTING NURSES AT THE LINGGAJATI KUNINGAN HOSPITAL
Keywords:Supervision, PATIENT SAFETY
Background Supervision activities include activities, namely directing activities, suggestions, motivation, training and guidance as well as assessments. The patient safety program is expected to prevent injuries caused by errors/errors as a result of carrying out an action or not taking actions that should be taken and increasing the hospital's accountability for services provided to patients (DepKes RI, 2006). Patient safety performance as a quality performance of a hospital (organization) is influenced by the performance of individuals (in this case nurses) in it (Yulia, 2010). The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between the supervision of the head of the room and patient safety at the Linggajati Hospital in Kuningan. Subject and methods This study uses a descriptive correlational method with a cross sectional approach. The population of all nurses in the Inpatient Installation of Linggajati Hospital Kuningan, a sample of 52 respondents. Collecting data using a questionnaire with a value of Alpha Crombach = 0.984 and patient safety = 0.993.
The results showed that most of the implementing nurses had a good perception of the supervision of the head of the inpatient room at the Linggatai Kuningan Hospital (55.8%), most of the implementing nurses had implemented patient safety well, namely 53.8%. And there is a relationship between the supervision of the head of the room with the implementation of patient safety at the 45 Kuningan Hospital.
Suggestions based on the results of the study are nurses to develop knowledge and skills about patient safety through training, seminars and continuing education and for hospitals to schedule training for staff and continuing education.