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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is lung damage caused by the exposure of certain irritant particles like
nicotine from smoking over long period of time. COPD???s clients often seek for health care service from respiratory problems
such as persistent or progressive dyspnea as a result from exacerbation. Confidence to take care of their health is a prior thing
to help clients maintain their condition and it can lead an improvement on physical, psychological and social aspects on their
life. This research aimed to identify the association between self-efficacy and quality of life among COPD clients. The method
used in this research was quantitative method with cross sectional approach with 71 COPD clients as samples. COPD selfefficacy
scale and WHOQOL-BREF were applied. All data were analyzed using spearman rank test. The result from this study
showed a significant association between self-efficacy and quality of life (p=0.031) among COPD???s clients. The quality of life
can be improved by having a good self-efficacy in COPD???s clients. Nurse and other healthcare professional need to design an
intervention to improve the self-efficacy of clients and avoid of exacerbation condition especially in rehabilitation phase.
Tri Antika Rizki Kusuma Putri has completed her Magister in Medical Surgical from Universitas Indonesia and Nurse Specialist Program from same university. She is a Lecturer at Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Keperawatan PPNI Jawa Barat, a nursing school at West Java.