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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63

Family outreach and empowerment program: Health promotion model for medical students

Department of Public Health Sciences and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, Indonesia

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Dr. Rizma Adlia Syakurah
Department of Public Health Sciences and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_129_17

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Introduction: Providing health promotion and communication learning opportunities for medical students practising their theoretical information into action, addressing the health problems, and trying to find suitable and feasible interventions is very much neededto learn and experience directly about healthrelated behavior in the community. Health promotion practice of PRECEDE-PROCEED model, is used as the foundation of this Family Outreach and Empowerment Program (FOEP). This study aims to implement and evaluate FOEP as an effective health promotion learning model for undergraduate medical students. Methods: Two hundred and forty-four medical students joined the program for the whole weeks. The reports were evaluated to assess their activities throughout the process. Evaluation was done using the assessment checklists based on PRECEDE-PROCEED framework. Data collected from the assessment will be processed and analyzed using the IBM SPSS Statistics 22 program. Results: Two hundred and forty-four report's has been evaluated, the report's scores in the category very good is 136, good 64, enough 26, bad 12 and very bad 6. The main problem in FOEP is behavior (37,6%) and the most alternate intervention choosen is education (232). Discussion: The most intervention used by students for FOEP was education because it has been proven that can demonstrate feasibility, effectivity, increase knowledge control, and self-efficacy among disease. Conclusion: Student's reports was already satisfied.

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