CORRELATION BETWEEN PROGRESS TESTING SCORE ON PROFESSION STAGE WITH CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT ACADEMIC OF GRADUATED DENTISTRY STUDENT OF UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH YOGYAKARTA
AFIATI, ARINA ISMAH
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Background: Competence standard is a reference to implement the learning process in dentistry, one of this competence is knowledge that consist of learning method. The purpose of learning method is to train the clinical reasoning skill that measured by progress test. Progress test has a correlation between Grade Point Average (GPA) and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Objective : the objective of this study was to know the correlation between the score of progress test with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of graduated dental students of Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta. Methods : this was an observational analytics using a cross sectional design. The subjects were 112 graduated Dentistry students of Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta and selected using total sampling technique. The data that used in this research was progress test score and CGPA score. Data analysis used Pearson’s correlation. Result : the result showed that there was a medium correlation between progress testing score and CGPA score with a positive direction. The mean of progress test score was 45.42 and the mean of CGPA score was 3.40. Conclusion : there is a correlation between progress test score and CGPA score in graduated Dentistry students. The highest progress test score, the highest CGPA score.