Nursing Curriculum Development to Promote Healthcare Self-management in Patients and Caregivers

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ธีรพร สถิรอังกูร
ชุติกาญจน์ หฤทัย
ศิริมา ลีละวงศ์
พัชรีย์ กลัดจอมพงษ์
อุไรพร จันทะอุ่มเม้า
โศภิษฐ์ สุวรรณเกษาวงษ์
เจียมใจ ศรีชัยรัตนกูล
พรรณี มานิตย์


The purpose of this study was to develop nursing curriculum to promote healthcare self-management of patients and their caregivers. The process for conducting this study, based on adult learning concepts and Tyler’s curriculum development, consisted of 3 phases: 1) Situation analysis; 2) Curriculum development; and 3) Curriculum implementation and modification. The sample composed of 70 nurses from Ministry of Public Health hospitals. The research instruments included assessment of curriculum structure, knowledge assessment form and questionnaire of satisfaction towards training program. The research tools were tested for content validity by 5 experts. The KR – 20 reliability test for knowledge testing was 0.75 and satisfaction evaluation form which the Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was 0.86. Data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and t-test.

The result revealed that the curriculum consisted of 6 modules. Course performance was rated as the most suitable aspect yielding the consistency index of 1.00. Evaluation of curriculum implementation found that the mean score on knowledge of the nurses after received training was higher than before received training with statistical significance (p < 0.01). The nurses were also satisfied with the curriculum at a high level. It was implied that the course was quite suitable and reliable to apply in the setting. Therefore, the Ministry of Public Health should encourage the nurses attending this course to promote healthcare self-management in patients and caregivers.


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สถิรอังกูรธ, หฤทัยช, ลีละวงศ์ศ, กลัดจอมพงษ์พ, จันทะอุ่มเม้าอ, สุวรรณเกษาวงษ์โ, ศรีชัยรัตนกูลเ, มานิตย์พ. Nursing Curriculum Development to Promote Healthcare Self-management in Patients and Caregivers. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2019Dec.29 [cited 2020Feb.23];20(3):104-13. Available from:
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