An Evaluation of the Nurse Specialty Program in Emergency Nursing Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok

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  • อุบล สุทธิเนียม
  • เสมอจันทร์ ธีระวัฒน์สกุล
  • ปรียาวรรณ วิบูลย์วงศ์

Abstract

This descriptive study aimed to investigate competency of the trainee graduated from the certificate program in emergency nursing, Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok.  Sixty trainees graduated from this program in 2016 and 48 of their supervisors, 10 nurse instructors and course administrators, 12 mentors, and 7 program committees were recruited into the study.  The CIPP Model was used as a framework for program analysis. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics including frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and independent t-test. The results of the study revealed that:

  1. Contextual aspects: the graduates, course administrators, nurse instructors, and mentors perceived that the objectives of the course were consistent with the needs of related stakeholders and overall applicability was at a high level. The course curriculum structure contained appropriate credits. The course content was consistent with the course objectives and applicability was at a high to highest level.
  2. Input factors: the graduates, course administrators, and instructors rated the instructors’ and mentors’ knowledge and experience on their teaching topic at the highest level and they rated sufficiency and advancement of teaching and learning resources at a high level.
  3. Process: the graduates reported that the instructors’ teaching performance was the most appropriate. The course administrator evaluated course objective elucidation for the trainee as the most appropriate. Both graduates and the course administrators stated that grade report of each subject to the trainees was the most appropriate and exam management was the least appropriate in term of quantity, difficulty, and coverage.    
  4. Productivity: overall competency of the graduates between pre-training and post-training was significantly different (p <.001). Overall competency of the graduates as perceived by the supervisors was at a good level (mean =4.32, SD = 0.36)

The results from this study can be used as guidelines to enhance quality of the short course training in emergency nursing program in term of content, learning activity, and learning experience improvement. This program needs to be updated and meets the needs of the trainee as well as to develop course curriculum management system for the optimum benefit of the trainees and their affiliated organization.

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Published

2019-12-02

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สุทธิเนียม อ, ธีระวัฒน์สกุล เ, วิบูลย์วงศ์ ป. An Evaluation of the Nurse Specialty Program in Emergency Nursing Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok. JHNR [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 2 [cited 2022 Oct. 7];35(3):145-57. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bcnbangkok/article/view/239748

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