Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy <p>Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat, with registered number <a href="http://issn.pdii.lipi.go.id/issn.cgi?daftar&amp;1541563339&amp;1&amp;&amp;" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2654-850X&nbsp;(print)</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://issn.pdii.lipi.go.id/issn.cgi?daftar&amp;1595923093&amp;1&amp;&amp;" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2723-6188 (on line)</a>,&nbsp;is a scientific multidisciplinary journal published by Poltekkes Kemenkes Surakarta. It is in the national level that covers a lot of common problems or issues related to community services. The aim of this journal publication is to disseminate the conceptual thoughts or ideas and research results that have been achieved in the area of community services.</p> <p>This journal provides a forum for exchanging community services issues related to the world of health which include nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, acupuncture, herbal medicine (herbal), occupational therapy, prosthetic orthotics, speech therapy, public health, medicine, and health education. The submission process is open throughout the year. All texts submitted will be through multiple peer reviews and editorial reviews before being accepted for publication. Starting in March 2020, Jurnal Empathy uses an Open Journal System that requires all authors to register before they are allowed to upload the manuscript they write online. After that, editors, peer reviewers, and writers can monitor the processing of the manuscript.</p> <table class="announcements"> <tbody> <tr class="title"> <td class="title"> <h4>ACCREDITATION: RE-ACCREDITATION RESULT</h4> </td> <td class="more">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr class="description"> <td class="description"> <p>Start from&nbsp;<strong>June 2021</strong>, Based on&nbsp;Excerpts and Decrees of the Minister of Research and Technology / Head of the National Research and Innovation Agency, with Number: &nbsp;105/E/KPT/2022,&nbsp;<strong>Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat&nbsp;</strong>has accredited<strong>&nbsp;SINTA 4 (4rd Grade Journal)</strong>. The Accreditation is valid until 2025.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Poltekkes Kemenkes Surakarta en-US Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2654-850X Optimization Of The Role Of Cadres In Germas Management https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/150 <p><strong><em>Background: </em></strong><em>Malnutrition that causes stunting, which is a global problem today, requires very serious and comprehensive treatment. One of the efforts made by the government is to launch a Community Movement for Healthy Living (Gerakan Masyarakat Hidup Sehat "Germas") program through a cadre system to improve community empowerment programs. The purpose of this community service activity is to optimize the role of cadres in the Germas application. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods: </strong>Using a total sampling technique (33 cadres), counseling methods using power points and leaflets. The evaluation was carried out by comparing the results of the pre-extension questionnaire (mean = 6.24; post-extension, mean = 7.45). </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results: </strong>A different test was carried out using the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test, the Z value was (-5.096<sup>b</sup>)<strong>. </strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion: </strong>There is an effect of providing counseling using power points and leaflets on the level of knowledge of cadres about optimizing the role of cadres in embodying Germas.</em></p> Endang Sri Wahyuni Roh Hastuti Prasetyaningsih Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 110 121 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.150 Peranan Pendidikan Anti Korupsi Dalam Pencegahan Tindak Korupsi Pungutan Liar https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/151 <p><strong><em>Background: </em></strong><em>Many people do not understand that illegal levies are included in the realm of corruption. Corruption like this is included in acts against the law, enriching oneself by harming the country's finances or economy, and is carried out in various ways so that one can abuse authority in the form of positions, bribery, embezzlement in office, extortion, and up. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods: </strong>This community service activity uses a cross-sectional analytic survey approach to find out the effect of anti-corruption education and the prevention of illegal levies. Data collection techniques in this study used a questionnaire. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results: </strong>This type of pengabmas with data analysis method performed Paired Sample T-Test. The results show that p = 0.000 &lt;0.05 where P is less than the significance level, that is, 0.000 &lt;0.05, indicates that anti-corruption education has a positive effect on preventing corruption, extortion, illegal taxation, and other behaviors. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion: </strong>Anti-corruption education can be the first step towards preventing corruption which can be started from oneself which will later have implications for the life of the family, community, nation and state. One of the recommendations that can be given is the role of family education as the first place for children to become a model in applying integrity values, namely anti-corruption education in character building.</em></p> Retna Febri Arifiati Dwi Ariani Sulistyowati Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 122 129 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.151 Health Education As A Strategy For Early Prevention Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Human Immunodeficiency Virus https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/155 <p><strong><em>Background: </em></strong><em>In 2021, 203 cases of HIV infection, or 58% of the estimated 350 people, were found in Sigi District. Commitment and collaboration from every sector continue to be carried out to achieve "three zero" HIV by 2030. IEC is the right strategy to prevent HIV at all levels of society, and effective communication strategies are used to deliver messages. This activity aims to increase the knowledge of school-age children related to HIV. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods: </strong>This activity was carried out with the concept of socialization using the educational method for 2x45 minutes with 63 middle school-age students in the Palolo District, Sigi Regency. Measuring the knowledge of respondents was carried out by interviewing them using a questionnaire. By comparing the pre-test score with the post-test score for each question item, the higher the post-test score, the better the level of success achieved. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results: </strong>The results obtained indicate that the majority of students easily accept and understand HIV-related material about the meaning, transmission, risks, and prevention of HIV. Informational and educational communication through appropriate animation media can make it easier for students to learn about HIV and provide them with a good understanding of the virus. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion: </strong>This activity concludes that students already have good knowledge about HIV after participating in socialization activities with educational methods using visual aids and media.</em></p> Sudirman Sudirman Rikwan Rikwan Sitti Fajrah Subardin AB Fitriani Fitriani Sri Purwiningsih Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 130 138 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.155 Pelatihan Akupresur Untuk Meningkatkan Daya Tahan Tubuh Masyarakat https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/162 <p><strong><em>Background:</em></strong><em> One of the complementary modalities that can be done independently by everyone to increase endurance is acupressure. Doing acupressure on certain acupuncture points on the body will activate the circulation of vital energy thereby increasing the body's natural immunity. This community service activity aims to increase knowledge about how to increase endurance and skills in performing acupressure using fingers, or other body parts, or blunt-tipped tools.</em></p> <p><strong><em>Method:</em></strong><em> Activities are carried out by means of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and simulations. The sample in this Community Service is 30 PKK mothers from RT 3 RW 9 Purbayan, Baki, Sukoharjo. The training was held from 15.30-17.00 WIB. Participants did 2x each acupuncture point. Knowledge data was collected using a questionnaire in the form of 15 closed questions to find out the participants' knowledge before and after the activity and a checklist on how to do acupressure at 5 points to measure skills in doing acupressure.</em></p> <p><strong><em>Results:</em></strong><em> an increase in the average value of participants' knowledge was obtained from 58.26 to 88.56. The results of observations on how to do acupressure at 5 points were carried out using a checklist with the result that 90% of participants were able to do acupressure according to Standard Operating Procedures(SPO).</em></p> <p><strong><em>Conclusion:</em></strong><em> Community Service Activities have a positive effect on increasing knowledge about body resistance and acupressure skills in participants. The results of this activity are expected to help participants and their families improve their immune system.</em></p> Ros Endah Happy Patriyani Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 140 145 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.162 Abdominal Stretching Training Improves Knowledge Of Dysmenorrhea Prevention In Adolescents https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/161 <p><em><strong>Background:</strong></em><em> Menstruation is a physiological thing that happens to all young women. However, many women experience menstrual problems, including menstrual pain and dysmenorrhea. Most menstrual pain occurs during adolescence and is related to limited physical activity and absence from school or work. Therefore, attention should be paid to adolescent dysmenorrhea and appropriate nonpharmacological treatment. This program aims to educate young women about dysmenorrhea by providing appropriate nonpharmacological interventions, especially for abdominal distension. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods:</strong> The location of this activity is Man1 Sumenep. The number of participants in this activity was 36. This education and abdominal stretching exercise are done only once with the lecture and question and answer method for 90 minutes. The post-test was carried out at the end of the event after education and training were carried out using a questionnaire. The P value was obtained based on data analysis using the Wilcoxon signed rank test, namely: 0.001. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results:</strong> There was a significant difference in the proportion of pain intensity after intervention in the intervention group. Abdominal stretching exercise is one of the non-pharmacological management methods that are safe to do and has been widely used to reduce the symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion:</strong> It can be concluded that education and abdominal stretching exercises effectively increase knowledge of dysmenorrhea prevention in young women. It is hoped that young women will be able to manage their dysmenorrhea so that they remain active and carry out their daily activities at school or home.</em></p> Emdat Suprayitno Dian Permatasari Rasyidah Rasyidah Cory Nelia Damayanti Eka Meiri Kurniyati Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 146 151 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.161 Pelatihan Kader Dalam Penggunaan Buku KIA Sebagai Upaya Peningkatan Pengetahuan Kesehatan Ibu Hamil https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/102 <p><strong><em>Background: </em></strong><em>Efforts to prevent complications both during pregnancy and labor can be made as early as possible through early detection. This early detection will work well if there is active participation from cadres in mentoring pregnant women themselves and their families. Efforts to improve human resources through training on the use of the MCH Handbook for cadres. One person died as a result of severe pre-eclampsia, and another died as a result of pleural effusion disease. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods: </strong>The method is to empower the community, especially cadres, in the use of the MCH Handbook as an effort to increase knowledge of pregnant women's health for the continuity of the implementation of assistance for pregnant women in collaboration with the Village Midwife, Jaten. The number of participants was 30. The instrument used was a knowledge questionnaire. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results:</strong> The obtained health education skills using the MCH handbook for pregnant women by cadres in Jetis Village before the activity was 35.20 (1.51), and it was 89.81 (0.63) after community service activities. Statistical test results show a p-value = 0.000, which means that there is a significant. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion:</strong> The<strong> </strong>effect of cadre training in the use of MCH handbooks as an effort to increase maternal health knowledge is successfully achieved. This service can be passed on to the wider community.</em></p> Rosalinna Rosalinna KH Endah Widhi Astuti Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 152 159 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.102 Edukasi Pada Kader Kesehatan Tentang Cara Meningkatkan Kesejahteraan Spritual Diabetisi Di Masa Pandemi Covid-19 https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/101 <p><strong><em>Background:</em></strong><em> At the Ngemplak Health Center, Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is included among the 10 most common diseases and will continue to increase, seeing the current prevalence of 2.7% (2018). Whereas when caring for him, psychosocial and spiritual disorders are often encountered, which can make the condition of DM sufferers worse. The purpose of this community service is to help health cadres who are in the community as volunteers gain knowledge about how to improve the spiritual well-being of patients with DM. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods:</strong> The targeted health cadres were given knowledge about how to improve spiritual well-being two times, and the results of this were evaluated using a questionnaire. Then, in order to get good results during the COVID-19 pandemic, the educational method used was a combination of online (using the WhatsApp group) and offline (face-to-face). </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results:</strong> Before the training was carried out, the level of knowledge of cadres on how to improve the spiritual well-being of people with diabetes mellitus was as low as 78%. After education, there was an increase in knowledge, namely among cadres who had low knowledge only 7% remained. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion:</strong> Education for cadres during the COVID-19 pandemic must continue. For example, educating cadres on how to improve the spiritual well-being of DM sufferers can be done by combining online and offline methods.</em></p> Suyanto Suyanto Sri Lestari Dwi Astuti Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 160 167 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.101 Pemberdayaan Masyarakat dengan Pelatihan Pembuatan Puding Kelor Sebagai Peningkat Kadar Hemoglobin Remaja https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/158 <p><em><strong>Background:</strong></em><em> The national prevalence of anemia in Indonesia, based on Riskesdas (2018), reached 21.7%. Biologically, every month women experience menstruation. This iron expenditure must be balanced with good nutritional intake. The biggest cause of anemia in women is iron deficiency. About 30% of women in the world experience anemia caused by iron deficiency. Moringa oleifera (Moringa) leaves are a good source of nutrition because they are rich in iron and other vitamins. Because Moringa leaves contain high levels of antioxidants, they are widely used in innovative complementary herbal therapies that benefit health. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods:</strong> Community service activities will be held on August 21–28, 2021, from 08.00–16.00 WIB. The sample for this study was all adolescents in Bedoyo Village, Ponjong Gunungkidul District, totaling 17 teenagers. The community service team conducted a demonstration of making moringa pudding, and representatives of the participants conducted a red demonstration. Participants were given a booklet for making moringa pudding so they could practice at their respective homes for at least 7 days and repeat HB measurements. Evaluation of activities by conducting a pre-test and post-test of Hb levels for all participants. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results:</strong> After a demonstration of making Moringa pudding, all participants were able to make it independently by utilizing Moringa leaves in the Bedoyo village environment. The result was an increase in Hb levels before and after consuming Moringa pudding for 7 days, with an average increase in Hb levels of 2.8 g/%. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion:</strong> Pudding kelor can effectively increase hemoglobin levels in adolescents.</em></p> Lutfiana Puspita Sari Anastasia Anastasia Bundarini Bundarini Denik Denik Ermy Ermy Hafidhatul Hafidhatul Hartini Hartini Sri Widiastuti Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 168 178 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.158 Optimalisasi Peran Keluarga Dalam Pencegahan Stunting Melalui Pendekatan Emotional Demonstration (EMO DEMO) Dengan Cemilan Sembarangan https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/120 <p><strong><em>Background: </em></strong><em>Sigi Regency has the third highest prevalence rate of stunting toddlers' nutritional status, namely the stunting rate of children aged 0-23 months, with as many as 1,199 children (20.2%) and children aged 0-59 months having short and very short status (Dinas Kesehatan Sulteng, 2020). In 2020, the Sigi regency government, through Sigi Regent Decree Number: 444–185 of 2020, established 10 focus locations (LOKUS) to accelerate stunting reduction in 2021. One of the ten loci is in the Dolo Health Center working area. </em></p> <p><strong><em>Methods: </em></strong><em>The target of counseling is health cadres (5 people), mothers of toddlers (25 people), and families (10 people) with the Emotional Demonstration Method (Emo Demo) in Waturalele Village, the working area of the Dolo Health Center. This was carried out for one day in three groups with partners of the Dolo Health Center, Sigi Regency. Methods used were Q&amp;A lectures, demonstrations, and mentoring practices. </em></p> <p><strong><em>Results: </em></strong><em>Counseling on stunting and indiscriminate snacking has a positive impact. Mothers of toddlers, families, and healthcare providers can choose healthy snacks using the emotional demonstration method. The Emo Demo method incorporates the psychological elements that the subject has so that the subject will be encouraged to make behavioral changes. </em></p> <p><strong><em>Conclusion: </em></strong><em>Emo-Demo is a very effective counseling technique. Health cadres are expected to deepen their knowledge about choosing healthy snacks through mass media or the internet so that they can share knowledge when mentoring toddler mothers and families.</em></p> Niluh Nita Silfia Sri Yanti Kusika Asri Widyayanti Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 179 193 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.120 Sosialisasi Adaptasi Kebiasaan Baru Pencegahan Covid-19 Di Sekolah Melalui Video Animasi Manola (Aman Di Sekolah Dengan Protokol Kesehatan) https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/96 <p><em><strong>Background:</strong></em><em> The pandemic of COVID 19 has impacted many fields. Referring to the guidance on the implementation of learning through a joint decree of 4 ministers on the central government's policy towards learning in the new school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, in preparing for face-to-face learning in the education unit. The purpose of this community service activity is to socialize the adaptation of new habits (AKB) for the prevention of COVID-19 in schools through animation media. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods:</strong> The author conducted health education on October 22, 2020, using Manola Animation Video for the residents of State Elementary School 002 Tanjungpinang Timur. The results of the questionnaire were analyzed univariately. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results:</strong> Based on the results of the analysis of the questionnaire, as many as 100% or all Teachers participating in the socialization said that the content of the animated video material provided was very useful, and they all shared the video with students through the Whatsapp application. Socialization of habit adaptation in schools through the Manola Animation Video can be accepted and implemented by the citizens of SDN 002 Tanjungpinang Timur. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion:</strong> The Manola Animation Video is very good and useful for teachers and students. Furthermore, it is suggested that a special page be created to socialize animated videos to all students in preparation for returning to school during the AKB period.</em></p> Nurul Aini Suria Saputri Utami Dewi Copyright (c) 2022 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2022-12-30 2022-12-30 194 202 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.96 Edukasi Tentang Gender Dan Seksualitas Melalui Program Pendampingan Remaja Untuk Recare (Remaja Care) https://jurnalempathy.com/index.php/jurnalempathy/article/view/168 <p><strong><em>Background:</em></strong><em> Teenagers have a high level of curiosity and will look for something new about sexuality, but they do not understand sexuality and gender issues. The incidence of gender inequality in adolescents is due to unhealthy associations (toxic relationships) and a negative understanding of sexuality, which is still lacking, as evidenced by the number of pregnancies outside of marriage. The purpose of this study is to increase adolescents' understanding and knowledge about gender and sexuality. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Methods:</strong> The method in this service is to establish Recare (adolescent care), after which assistance is provided in the form of education, discussion, and evaluation. This activity is carried out by teenagers who care about other teenagers and want to help them overcome their problems regarding gender and sexuality. The analysis in the study was carried out by giving treatment and then evaluating it before and after being given education. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Results:</strong> The results of the evaluation showed that there was an increase in the knowledge of adolescents at SMU Plus Miftahul Ulum based on the results of statistical tests (p-value = 0.000). Thus, it can be concluded that the indicators of the success of this community service program have been achieved and proven by a change in the participant's level of knowledge. </em></p> <p><em><strong>Conclusion:</strong> Similar activities need to be carried out regularly and continuously in order to minimize problems in the lives of adolescents in the future, especially in efforts to prepare family life for adolescents.</em></p> Dian Permatasari Emdat Suprayitno Rasyidah Rasyidah Copyright (c) 2023 Jurnal Empathy Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat 2023-01-12 2023-01-12 203 211 10.37341/jurnalempathy.v0i0.168