Asian Journal of Research in Nursing and Health https://journalajrnh.com/index.php/AJRNH <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Asian Journal of Research in Nursing and Health</strong>&nbsp;aims to publish&nbsp;high-quality&nbsp;papers (<a href="/index.php/AJRNH/general-guideline-for-authors">Click here for Types of paper</a>) on all aspects of&nbsp;nursing education, community nursing, specialist nursing topics, policy, ethical issues, and healthcare systems. This journal facilitates the research and wishes to publish papers as long as they are technically correct, scientifically motivated. The journal also encourages the submission of useful reports of negative results. This is a quality controlled,&nbsp;OPEN&nbsp;peer-reviewed, open access INTERNATIONAL journal.</p> Asian Journal of Research in Nursing and Health en-US Asian Journal of Research in Nursing and Health Relationship Between Nutritional Knowledge and Economic Status with Chronic Energy Deficiency in Pregnant Women in Selatan Konawe https://journalajrnh.com/index.php/AJRNH/article/view/30116 <p><strong>Background: </strong>Nutritional problems, especially on pregnant women, are still a public health problem in Indonesia. One of the diseases caused by malnutrition in pregnant women, which shows that the number of cases is still high, is chronic energy deficiency. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between knowledge of nutrients in food and economic status with the incidence of chronic energy deficiency on pregnant women.</p> <p><strong>Materials and Methods: </strong>This type of research is quantitative with a case control approach. The population in this study is divided into two, namely the population of cases and controls. The case population was pregnant women with 309 people, while the control population was all pregnant women who did not have chronic energy efficiency is 952 people, totaling population it was 1361 people. The sample size in each group was 344 respondents. The case sample was taken by simple random sampling while the control sample was taken by systematic random sampling. Data were obtained using a questionnaire then analyzed descriptively and inferentially using the Chi Square test and Odds Ratio.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The results showed that there was a relationship between knowledge and the incidence of chronic energy deficiency on pregnant women, where it was obtained that x² count = 6,768&gt; x² table = 3,841 and OR was 2,159, meaning that pregnant women with knowledge of nutrients in food were categorized as less having a risk of 2,159 times greater. To suffer from chronic energy deficiency compared to pregnant women who have good knowledge of nutrition in their diet. The results also showed that there was a relationship between economic status and the incidence of chronic energy deficiency on pregnant women, where the x² count = 4,585&gt; x² table = 3,841 and the OR of 1,688. This means that pregnant women with low economic status have a 1,688 times greater risk of suffering from chronic energy deficiency compared to pregnant women with sufficient economic status.</p> <p><strong>Conclusion: </strong>Knowledge and economic status are factors that are related to the incidence of chronic energy deficiency in pregnant women in South Konawe District. Therefore, it is hoped that the government through the health office can facilitate increased public knowledge about the importance of nutritional intake for pregnant women and it is also hoped that the government will provide stimulants for pregnant women with low economic status.</p> Hasta Munanto . Sunarsih . Labanudi ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-08-27 2020-08-27 1 8 Clinical Scholarship in Nursing: A Myth or Reality in Nigeria? https://journalajrnh.com/index.php/AJRNH/article/view/30117 <p>Clinical scholarship has been described as a cornerstone to quality nursing care. Clinical practice is a valued component in nursing as a practice profession, but there is dearth of research in nursing literature on how clinical practice contributes to nursing scholarship.</p> <p>This paper explores ways by which clinical scholarship can enhance nursing’s contributions to improving healthcare delivery and the health of the nation. The premise is that better education of the nurse clinicians will influence policy decision regarding nursing service design and delivery. The ultimate goal of the presentation is that clinical scholarship will not only improve patient care, it will increase job satisfaction, improve professional growth, create interest in collaborative research and partnership. Another message to be conveyed in this paper; it gives the nurse practitioner an inspiration on the benefit of clinical scholarship and how a framework for clinical scholarship can be developed in Nigeria.</p> Clara Agbedia ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-09-19 2020-09-19 9 17 The Relationship of Accreditation with Quality of Service and Satisfaction of Health Care Center Patients in East Kolaka District https://journalajrnh.com/index.php/AJRNH/article/view/30118 <p><strong>Background: </strong>Health Center accreditation aims to improve the quality of health services at the Health Center, so that it is expected that the quality of improved health services can have an impact on satisfaction for patients or the community better. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between accreditation and quality of service and satisfaction of Health Center patients in East Kolaka Regency.</p> <p><strong>Materials and Methods: </strong>This type of research is a quantitative study with a cross sectional study approach. The population in this study was all patients who visited the East Kolaka District Health Center from January to March 2020 as many as 1330 people. The sample size of 299 respondents was taken by proportional random sampling. Data obtained using a questionnaire then analyzed descriptively and inferentially using the Chi Square test.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The results showed that there was a relationship between accreditation with quality of service and patient satisfaction at the East Kolaka District Health Center, where a p-value &lt; α= 0.05. There is a relationship between service quality and patient satisfaction at the Health Center in East Kolaka Regency, where obtainedp-value &lt; α= 0.05.</p> <p><strong>Conclusion: </strong>Accreditation can improve the quality of health services in health center, thus affecting patient satisfaction with health services. It is expected to improve the quality of services better. Which is not only limited to health services but overall such as timeliness and speed in serving patients at the registration counter, medical records and every polyclinic so as not to cause patients to wait too long and patients can feel more satisfied with services obtained.</p> . Pirman La Ode Saafi Erwin Azizi Jayadipraja ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-09-21 2020-09-21 18 27 The Relationship between Coping Strategies and Burnout among Nurses at Pumwani Maternity Hospital https://journalajrnh.com/index.php/AJRNH/article/view/30119 <p><strong>Aim:</strong> The current study evaluated the relationship between three coping strategies (problem-oriented, social support and avoidance coping strategies) and burnout among nurses working in Pumwani Maternity Hospital.</p> <p><strong>Methodology:</strong> A descriptive cross-sectional design was used in the study which was conducted during the period of August 2015 to December 2016. A total of 96 nurses from the target population of 128 nurses at Pumwani Maternity Hospital were included in the study. The sample was selected through non-probability sampling methods that included clustering, purposive and convenient sampling. Self-administered data collection instruments consisting of Maslach Burnout Inventory -Human Services Survey and a coping strategy indicator were used. Data acquired was processed using SPSS version 21, particularly utilizing descriptive and inferential statistics.</p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> Finding showed that majority of the respondents (88.6 %) were experiencing burnout. There was a moderate correlation (R=0.239) between burnout and coping strategies, which also revealed that most nurses adopt problem solving strategy. Although there was no significant difference in burnout levels between the three coping strategies, avoidance coping strategy was found to be a significant predicator of burnout levels. Problem solving and social support were negatively related to burnout levels, while avoidance coping was positively related to burnout.</p> <p><strong>Conclusion:</strong> Majority of the nurses at Pumwani Maternity Hospital experience burnout. Problem solving and social support coping strategies were related to decrease in their burnout while avoidance coping increased the levels of burnout. There is need to implement effective coping strategies to reduce the incidence of burnout among nurses working in maternal health care facilities.</p> J. W. Muriithi P. W. Kariuki G. M. Wango ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-10-20 2020-10-20 28 40