Nurse Needs, Hope, and Satisfaction during Hemodialysis Care in Medan Indonesia


  • Cholina Trisa Siregar Department of Surgical Medical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Zulkarnain Zulkarnain Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Siti Zahara Nasution Department of Community Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Reni Asmara Ariga Basic Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia



Hemodialysis, Need, Hope, Nursing Staisfaction


BACKGROUND: Patients with chronic kidney disease need hemodialysis kidney replacement. Nurses in providing hemodialysis services require the needs during treatment, have hopes / desires and feel satisfaction while doing patient nurses.

AIM: This study aims to identify the needs, hopes/desires and satisfaction of nurses in providing care to hemodialysis patients in Medan.

METHODS: The research design used is descriptive, sampling method using purposive sampling with a sample of 41 respondents. Inclusion criteria were permanent nurses in government hospitals, working period of more than 2 years, nurses working in hemodialysis units. Data collection is done by distributing questionnaires, questionnaires are made based on literature reviews that have been tested by content validation by experts. Reliability tests using Cronbach’s Alpha with 0.88 test results so that the instrument is feasible to use.

RESULT: The results showed that the majority of nurses said that the need for hemodialysis nurses was highest, namely the latest information on HD services by 39 respondents (98%), the hopes and desires of nurses during the care of HD patients comfortably and well as many as 37 respondents (93%), satisfaction while caring Patients who monitored the patient’s weight reached 38 respondents (98%),

CONCLUSIONS: This study recommends that hospitals, especially the Hemodialysis room, continue to provide maximum service to every patient who is undergoing Hemodialysis as a motivation for patients to stay motivated in living their daily lives.


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How to Cite

Siregar CT, Zulkarnain Z, Nasution SZ, Ariga RA. Nurse Needs, Hope, and Satisfaction during Hemodialysis Care in Medan Indonesia. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2020 Aug. 15 [cited 2023 Oct. 3];8(E):363-6. Available from:



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