The Desired Characteristics of Graduate for Thailand Qualifications Framework and Identities of Graduates in Bachelor of Nursing Science Program from Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok as Perceived by their Supervisors
This survey research aims to study the Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok graduates’desired characteristics as follow: 1) Thailand Qualifications Framework (TQF.) 2) Identities of graduates in Bachelor of Nursing Science Program in academic year 2015 B.E. after worked for 1 year in June 2017 as perceived by their supervisors and to compare between hospital and department. Subjects were 139 supervisors of BCN, Bangkok graduates. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics: mean, standard deviation and one-way ANOVA.
The results of study were as followed:
- The supervisors were most satisfied with ethics and moral domain of Thailand Qualifications Framework (TQF.) in Nursing (mean=4.22, S.D.= 0.47) and cognitive skills had less satisfaction (mean = 3.80, S.D. = 0.57)
- The supervisors were most satisfied with the identities of graduates (SAP) in service mind (mean = 4.38, S.D. = 0.45) and analytical thinking had less satisfaction. (mean =4.09, S.D.= 0.56)
- The Thailand Qualifications Framework (TQF.) of the graduates in interpersonal skill and responsibility domain: there was a significant different between primary hospital and secondary/tertiary hospital. (p < 0.01). The graduates who worked at primary hospital had higher skill in this domain than secondary/tertiary hospital.
- The identities of graduates (SAP) in participation and analytical thinking: there were a significant different between primary hospital and secondary/tertiary hospital. (p < 0.01) The graduates who worked at primary hospital had highest skill in participation.
The results of research can be used as basic information for nursing education administrators. In order to plan and adjust the teaching and learning activities to be suitable for the source of funding to be more efficient.
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