Prof. Dra. Junaiti Sahar, S.Kp., M. App.Sc., Ph.D.
Head of Doctoral Program in Nursing
Doctoral Program in Nursing was officially opened in 2008 in accordance with the Decree of the Rector of the University of Indonesia No. 683/SK/R/UI/2008 dated June 25, 2008. Prospective students of the Doctoral Program in Nursing must have a background in Education Master Program in Nursing or Master Program in Health with matriculation for a maximum of two semesters before the doctoral education program that followed, 6-12 SKS per semester in accordance with Rector Regulation No. 016 of 2016 on the Implementation of Doctoral Programs at the University of Indonesia. Doctoral Program in Nursing FoN UI is the first nursing doctoral program in Indonesia. The characteristics of FoN UI Doctoral Program in Nursing are the basic nursing fields, clinics, and communities with the leading urban nursing with a type of supportive nursing disciplines namely basic nursing,medical surgical nursing, maternity nursing, mental health nursing, community nursing, pediatric nursing, oncology nursing, and gerontic nursing. All these sciences can be used as an area of nursing research in completing studies in the Doctoral Program in Nursing.
Doctoral Program in Nursing with Distance Learning Method (Dual Method)
Public health services are part of the government’s strategic program contributed by health care teams from various health disciplines including nursing. Nursing personnel who provide health services at various levels of the health service order is a front line that has an important position to contribute optimally according to their knowledge, especially at home and even abroad. The Faculty of Nursing, University of Indonesia (FoN UI), as the first and oldest nursing education institution in Indonesia, feels responsible for improving health services in the country through the development of human resources, science and technology of nursing. Since 1999, FoN UI has been able to develop master’s education in nursing sciences with various specificities and in 2008 has opened a Doctoral Program in Nursing and has also been accredited with an A predicate. In addition, FoN UI has a great opportunity to accommodate the aspirations of master of nursing who want to continue their education to a higher level, namely the Doctoral Program in Nursing, both on the UI campus site and through the Dual Mode program for those who are separated due to its remote geographical location and various other considerations. Dual mode programs are part of regular educational program activities. This program is not a new study program but an effective approach to ensure the expansion and equalization of access, quality improvement and relevance, as well as good management and accountability of education that is able to face challenges in accordance with the demands of local, national, and global life changes. In carrying out their duties and functions in this dual mode learning activity, lecturers can use high-tech communication tools either directly (synchronous) such as teleconference, skype, videoconference, and indirect (asynchronous) for example through email and discussion forums in the learning management system in addition to face-to-face in accordance with applicable regulations.