The Need for Master’s in Nursing Education of Registered Nurses in Ministry of Public Health Zone 10

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Sompong Pamulila
Somchit Luprasong
Wassamon Paprom
Amornrat Natason
Sanguan Thanee
Phusanisa Meenakate

Abstract

This was the survey research with the objective to study the need for further study in the Master of Nursing Science Program of 370 registered nurses in 10th Public Health Region. They were selected by a cluster sampling technique. The research instruments was a questionnaire on the need for further study in the Master of Nursing Science Program. Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was used to verify the reliability of the questionnaire, and the reliability of the questionnaire was 0.98. Data were analyzed by percentage and Pearson’s correlation coefficient.


The results of the study were as follows. 1) The need for studying in the Master of Nursing Science Program of the samples was 77.6%. The programs that the samples wanted to further their study the most were Master of Nursing Science Program in Adult Nursing (70.4%), followed by Nursing Science Program in Gerontological Nursing (63.4%), respectively. 2) The factor related to the need to study in the Master of Nursing Science Program was job position, which was positively related to the need to study in the Master of Nursing Science Program at a low level with statistical significance (p < .05) (r = -0.12). The results of the study can be used as the guideline to support the opening of the Master of Nursing Science Program and to plan the provision of further study for registered nurses.

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Pamulila S, Luprasong S, Paprom W, Natason A, Thanee S, Meenakate P. The Need for Master’s in Nursing Education of Registered Nurses in Ministry of Public Health Zone 10. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [nternet]. 2021Sep.5 [cited 2021Nov.28];22(2):270-7. vailable from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/246506
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