Student’s Perception and Attitudes toward Public Health Profession and National Competency Examination

Munira, Lafi and Handayani, Lina (2014) Student’s Perception and Attitudes toward Public Health Profession and National Competency Examination. International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), 3 (2). pp. 137-142. ISSN 2252-8806

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One form of quality assurance is convening public health’s national
competencies examination in academic phase which is conducted before
students graduate from university. The purpose of this study to determine
students’s perceptions and attitudes about public health’s profession and
national competencies examination. The design of this study was descriptive
qualitative employed case study approach. Focus group discussion was used
to collect data. Data were analyzed by content analysis.Students felt less
confident about their identity profession so that requires motivation by
lecturer. Students expressed the need to improve public health graduates’s
competencies since academic phase. National competencies examination is
important to do as a solution to guarantee the graduates’s quality.
Implementation of the competencies test is needed to consider aspects of
management and technical readiness. National competencies examination is a
tool that could proves the identity of public health graduates’s competencies.
Everyone with a public health background should know that there will be a
competency test then they should prepare it properly.

Item Type: Artikel Umum
Keyword: Perceptions Attitudes Public health Competencies Examination
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Public Health (Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat) > S1-Science in Public Health (S1-Kesehatan Masyarakat)
Depositing User: M.Kes.Ph.D Lina Handayani
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 22:14
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018 05:35

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