Outcome Evaluation of the Nursing Specialty in Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program of Navamindradhiraj University: Qualitative Research

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Yupha Wongrosttrai
Khachee Pongsathonviboon
Patiporn Bunyaphatkun
Saowaluk Thummak
Chutarat Akkarawonggvisit


          This qualitative study aimed to explore the outcomes caused by the Nursing Specialty in Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program, Navamindradhiraj University. The participants were 25 nurses who were 8 trained nurses, 9 emergency nurses, and 8 nurse supervisors. Data collection was undertaken using an in-depth interview. Qualitative data was analyzed using content analysis.

          The results showed that the outcomes related to the Nursing Specialty in Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program of the trainees consisted of 1) trainee’s outcomes including having the confidence and using the standard nursing for practicing, having the leadership, having the confidence to educate the knowledge to nurse team and receiving the respect from multidisciplinary team 2) patient outcomes including the patients received the caring based on the principle of nursing and safety and receiving quickly service and being the patient’s problems. and 3) organization outcomes including improving the quality of nursing care and enhancing networking systems among the organizations. The recommendations from this study can guide the program directors to develop the quality of the Nursing Specialty in Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program that relates to the need of trainees and organization and improve the quality of nursing care. It also can use the outcome of the program related to the trainees to evaluate the competency of emergency nurses.

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Wongrosttrai, Y., Pongsathonviboon, K., Bunyaphatkun, P., Thummak, S., & Akkarawonggvisit, C. (2020). Outcome Evaluation of the Nursing Specialty in Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program of Navamindradhiraj University: Qualitative Research. Kuakarun Journal of Nursing, 27(2), 36–49. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/kcn/article/view/244829
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