The Effect of Online-based Emotional Freedom Technique on the Blood Pressure during the Covid-19 Pandemic


  • Healthy Seventina Sirait Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Faridah Mohd Said Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Nur Syazana Umar Lincoln University College, Malaysia



EFT, Emotional Freedom Technique, Therapy, Online, Blood Pressure, Covid-19 Pandemic


Complications due to hypertension are dangerous. Therefore self-care management is needed. Freedom emotional technique (EFT) therapy is a non-pharmacological treatment that can help change blood pressure. During the Covid-19 pandemic, online EFT is the right solution. This study aims to determine the effect of online-based EFT on blood pressure during the Covid-19 pandemic. This research method uses pre-experimental, namely one group pretest and posttest design. The sample was selected using purposive sampling technique with a total sample of 50 respondents. The research location is Kalimeang village, Karangsembung Sub-district, Cirebon District, Indonesia. The research instruments used were observation sheets, sphygmomanometers, and stethoscopes. The data analysis used the Wilcoxon test. The results of this study indicated that online-based EFT therapy affected the change in blood pressure among patients with hypertension during the covid-19 pandemic. This research contributes to the reference of nursing practice by applying EFT therapy to patients to change their blood pressure with online treatment.


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How to Cite

Sirait, H. S., Said, . F. M., & Umar, N. S. (2022). The Effect of Online-based Emotional Freedom Technique on the Blood Pressure during the Covid-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Nursing Information, 1(2), 27–31.