Job Shadowing Implementation to Improve the Work Skills of Midwifery Graduates
Hastuti Marlina1, Nizwardi Jalinus2, Fahmi Rizal3
1Hastuti Marlina*, Technology and Vocational of Education Faculty, Padang State University, Padang, Indonesia.
2Nizwardi Jalinus, Technic Faculty, Padang State University, Padang, Indonesia.
3Fahmi Rizal, Civil Engineering Faculty, Padang State University, Padang, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on September 06, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 3909-3912 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1308109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A1308.109119
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Abstract: This study aims to measure the effectiveness of the application of job shadowing to midwifery graduates who have been carrying out their work as midwives for 1 month. Aspects measured whether there is an increase in knowledge, task management skills, work environment skills, interpersonal skills, workplace learning skills in midwifery graduates. The research methodology is quasi-experiment with pretest and posttest with control group design. The sample of the experimental group was 15 people and the control group was 15 people. The sampling technique is purposive sampling. Data collection using questionnaires and observation sheets using performance tests. Data analysis used normality, homogeneity and N-Gain Score tests in the treatment and control groups to see the pretest and posttest scores. The results of the study found that job shadowing was effective in increasing aspects of knowledge, task management skills, work environment skills, interpersonal skills, workplace learning skills in midwifery graduates compared to the control group. Recommended application of job shadowing for midwifery graduates at the beginning of their work. Suggestions for midwifery institutions to use job shadowing during field practice learning.
Keywords: Job Shadowing, Work Skills, Midwifery Graduates.