Description of Knowledge of Pre-Clinical Students of the Faculty of Medicine, Indonesian Christian University Batch 2020 regarding COVID-19

Reviani, Nia (2021) Description of Knowledge of Pre-Clinical Students of the Faculty of Medicine, Indonesian Christian University Batch 2020 regarding COVID-19. Journal of Drug Delivery & Therapeutics, 11 (3). pp. 150-153. ISSN 2250 1177

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Abstract

The world is currently facing a pandemic spreading rapidly in more than 200 countries caused by the SARS-CoV-2. The virus was first thought to have originated from Wuhan, China, and the infection has spread throughout the world, including Indonesia. The mortality rate for COVID-19 in Indonesia is 8.9%. This figure is the highest in Southeast Asia. Therefore, the government made various efforts and policies to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia. One of them is implementing the health protocol, namely 3M (using masks, washing hands, and social distancing). However, due to the increasing number of Covid-19 transmission in Indonesia, the current health protocol became 5M (washing hands, wearing masks, social distancing, limiting mobility and interaction and staying away from crowds) is expected to reduce the transmission rate of the COVID-19 virus. This study aims to discover the description of knowledge of Pre-Clinical Students in Faculty of Medicine, Christian University of Indonesia, Class of 2020 regarding COVID-19. The design of the study is a descriptive survey with a quantitative descriptive. Data were obtained by using questionnaires distributed online with a non-random sampling technique, in which we used purposive sampling. The participants were next screened with the inclusion and exclusion criteria. It resulted in 140 participants who qualified the criteria and whose data could be considered for further analysis. The results showed that from 140 students, 136 students (97,1%) had good knowledge, three students (2,1%) had sufficient knowledge, and one student (0,8%) had less knowledge about COVID-19. The study finds that 136 students (97,1%) in a class of 2020 in the Faculty of Medicine at Christian University of Indonesia have a good knowledge of COVID-19.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE
Depositing User: Mr. Edi Wibowo
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2021 04:59
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2021 05:57
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/4582

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