Ideal Effect of Self-Learning Process of Adaptation of Graduate Nurses to Face Test Competence in Poltekkes Ministry of Health Makassar, Indonesia


  • Muhammad Nur Lecturer of Nursing Department of Health Ministry of Polytechnic, Makassar, Doctoral Postgraduate Program, Airlangga University, Surabaya
  • Laurentius Dyson Lecturer of Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Airlangga University, Surabaya
  • Shrimarti Roekmini Devy Lecturer of Public Health Faculty, Airlangga University, Surabaya


academic performance, ideal self, motivation, academic goals, adaptation.


Since the implementation of the rules on liability competency testing for prospective nurses, any nursing college graduates are required to take the exam. The low yield competence test is a real picture of the low academic performance of students. Various factors are thought to have an important influence on the issue. The purpose of this study to see the effect of your ideal self, academic goals, motivation, and GPA to the adaptation process of learning graduates in the face of national competency test in polytechnic Ministry of Health Makassar. This study was observational analytic correlation cross-sectional approach to the new graduate nurses as 107 samples from 192 populations obtained by systematic random sampling. The research was conducted from June to November 2016 at the Department of Nursing of Ministry of Health of Makassar. The results showed that the ideal self correlation with academic goals (r = -0152, p = 0.119), academic goals with the adaptation process (r = 0.040, p = 0.681), the ideal self with academic motivation (r = -0073, p = 0.458 ), the ideal self with the adaptation process (r = -0299, p = 0.002), with the goal of academic motivation (r = 0566, p = 0.000), academic motivation in the process of adaptation (r = 0158, p = 0.104), with the academic skills the adaptation process (r = -0.134, p = 0.169). The conclusion that the ideal self is too high to lower the capacity of the adaptation process of learning graduates to prepare for a test of competence nor vice versa. Academic motivation has a strong enough influence on the process of learning adaptation prospective graduate nurses.


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How to Cite

Nur, M., Dyson, L., & Devy, S. R. (2016). Ideal Effect of Self-Learning Process of Adaptation of Graduate Nurses to Face Test Competence in Poltekkes Ministry of Health Makassar, Indonesia. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 30(5), 438–444. Retrieved from