The Influence of Achievement Motivation and Nurse's Career Development on Continuous Professional Development with Nurses’ Beliefs About the Importance of Learning as a Mediation Variable at Bunda Margonda General Hospital


  •   Ersida Saragih

  •   Rian Adi Pamungkas

  •   Kemala Rita


Nurses are the largest human resources in hospitals and have an important role in maintaining and improving the quality of health services in hospitals. The behavior of nurses in professional development is important to study because nurses are an integral part in patient care and play an important role in improving the quality of hospitals, so nurses have the responsibility to ensure patient safety with adequate competence. The competence of nurses must be maintained through the development of continuous professional development (CPD). The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of achievement motivation and nurses' career development on behavior in professional development with nurses' beliefs about the importance of learning at Bunda Margonda General Hospital Research Methods: This research is a quantitative study with cross-sectional time dimensions with data analysis method using regression. The population in this study was 125 people. The results showed the effect of achievement motivation and nurses' career development on behavior in professional development with nurses' beliefs about the importance of learning at Bunda Margonda General Hospital with a P-value of 0.000. Suggestion: Create a nursing professional development program that refers to PMK No. 40 of 2017, seeking to provide a reward system according to the achievements of nurses, and socialize career development ways to employees.

Keywords: Achievement Motivation, Nurse Career Development, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Nurses’ Beliefs.


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Saragih, E., Pamungkas, R. A., & Rita, K. (2022). The Influence of Achievement Motivation and Nurse’s Career Development on Continuous Professional Development with Nurses’ Beliefs About the Importance of Learning as a Mediation Variable at Bunda Margonda General Hospital. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 7(5), 77–84.