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The complicacy of emergency unit (EU) working environment will certainly affect the quality of health care, including inaccurate or incomplete documentation. Incomplete nursing documentation indicates that nursing care process is not working properly and continuously. Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) has been widely used to describe nurse’s behavior and identify important factors that in fl uence them. The purpose of this study is to analyze factors related to nurse behavior in documenting nursing care in EU using TPB. The research is designed as observational analysis with cross sectional approach. Sample is emergency nurses at EU of Level II Hospital Dr. Soepraoen, Panti Waluya Sawahan Hospital, and Islamic Hospital. Sample of 45 Emergency Nurses and 341 documents were selected according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. The result of statistical analysis of partial least square shows that there is a signi fi cant correlation between attitude and intention, perceived behavioral control and intention, and intention and nursing documentation behavior, evidenced by each value of T-Statistic equal to >1.68. Conversely there is no relationship between subjective norms and intention in documenting nursing care and evidenced by the value of T-Statistics <1.68. Hospital and Emergency Nurses is expected to develop a positive attitude and good perceived behavioral control (PBC) so that it causes good intention and forms good nursing documenting behavior as well.