• Gita Adelia Nursing Programme, STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Bayu Azhar Nursing Programme, STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Eka Malfasari Nursing Programme, STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • M. Zul Irfan Nursing Programme, STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Candra Saputra Nursing Programme, STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Rizka Febtrina Nursing Programme, STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru, Indonesia


Stress, OSCE, Nursing Student, Academic


Objective: To see an overview of the stress of Second-Year Students facing the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Methods: This type of research is a descriptive quantitative research method. The sampling technique used in this study is probability sampling with the total sampling technique. This research was conducted on level 2 students in the 2nd semester of the Pekanbaru State STIKes Nursing Study Program. The number of samples is 126 students. The measuring tool used in this research is the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS 42) consisting of 14 statements related to stress. Questionnaires were distributed to respondents through an online form. Results: Nearly half, namely 34 (27%) level 2 students in semester 2 of the Nursing Study Program STIKes Payung Pekanbaru State who attended OSCE in semester 2 experienced severe category stress, and a small portion, namely 5 respondents (4%) were level 2 students semester 2 Study Program S1 Nursing STIKes Payung Pekanbaru State who took part in the OSCE semester 2 experienced mild anxiety.


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