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This study aims to determine the effectiveness of the "SMART" abdominal model as a clinical learning media in increasing student competence improvement in physical examination postpartum. This research is a quasi-experimental research with The Posttest-only Control Group Design. The population of this study was all students in the third semester of the midwifery D III. The intervention group consisted of some students who were assisted in using the "SMART" abdominal model to assess the height of the uterine fundus in postpartum mothers in simulated patients, while the control group consisted of some students without assistance in using the "SMART" abdominal model to assess height. uterine fundus in postpartum women on a conventional abdominal. The total sample was 60 people. The sampling technique was purposive sampling. Data was collected through questionnaires and observation. The type of data in this study is primary data. Data analysis uses Kai Square. The SMART abdominal model supports the achievement of learning competencies by 81.4%. There was no significant difference in competence when students used the SMART abdominal model on simulated patients or paired them with Zoe's abdominal model. For this reason, the innovation and creativity of lecturers are needed in supporting the achievement of subject learning through the development of learning models and technology.


Increase student competence Physical examination postpartum use SMART abdominal model

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