Experiences of Being a Nurse Entrepreneur of a Nursing and Midwifery Clinic

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Rungnapa Sudjai
Areewan Oumtanee


This qualitative study aimed to describe experiences of being a nurse entrepreneur of nursing and midwifery clinic. Heidegger humanistic phenomenology was applied as research methodology. Purposive sampling was used to select 10 willing nurse entrepreneurs of nursing and midwifery clinic. Data were collected by using in-depth interview, voice record, observation and field note record. Contents were analyzed by van Manan content analysis method. The findings of this study are consisted of 4 majors themes: 1) Preparing for being nursing and midwifery clinic owner 2) Providing services based on nurse’s roles 3) Making a business survive and 4) Outcomes from running nursing and midwifery clinic. The results of this study can be guidelines for nurses who are interesting to open nursing and midwifery clinic beneficially.


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Sudjai R, Oumtanee A. Experiences of Being a Nurse Entrepreneur of a Nursing and Midwifery Clinic. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2020Aug.31 [cited 2020Oct.21];21(2):241-5. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/203180
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