Entrustable professional activities on psychomotor skill among newly graduated nurses

  • สร้อย อนุสรณ์ธีรกุล
  • ศรัญญา ต.เทียนประเสริฐ อาจารย์ประจำคณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
  • บุศรา กาญจนบัตร อาจารย์ประจำคณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
Keywords: entrustable professional activity, nursing skill, professional nurse, perception


The descriptive research aimed to study the EPAs level, and the perception of nurses on EPAs among newly graduated nurses in psychomotor skill. The sample consisted of 15 nursing instructors and 15 clinical nurses. Data was collected using Delphi technique. The instrument used was a questionnaire, consisted of 147 nursing skills, with the 5 rating scale. Data were analyzed by median and t-test. The results showed that 1). The most of EPAs were level 4, followed by level 3, 5, 2, and no level 1 respectively. 2). The nursing instructor and clinical nurses perceived the most actual and ideal nursing skills at level 4 and 5 respectively. 3). The perception of nursing instructors on EPAs among newly graduated nurses in 5 actual and 18 ideal  nursing skills statistically significant higher than  clinical nurses at 0.05.

                The nursing skills of newly graduated nurses were lower than level 4, and the nursing skills perceived by nursing instructor and clinical nurses were statistically significant should be received more practical training or enhancement in both nursing institute and clinic before practicing for the safety of clients.


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