Strategies for creating professional nursing instructors from newly graduated nurses by Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphat: An analysis of historic qualitative secondary data


  • Kwansuda Boontoch Khon Kaen University 0000-0001-6141-9735
  • Darunee Jongudomkarn Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University
  • Rapeeporn Supapanyakul Registered Nurse, professional level, Health Promotion Center Region 7 Khon Kaen
  • Patcharin Poonthawe Faculty of Nursing, Burapha University
  • Ha Do Thi Faculty of Nursing and Medical Technology, Pham Ngoc Thach University, Vietnam
  • Fitri Arofiati School of Nursing, Universitas Muhammadiyah, Indonesia


strategies building novice nursing instructors, secondary analysis of qualitative data, Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphat


 Success in building newly graduated nurses from clinical practice to academic teachers is essential in building a nursing workforce into society, especially in preparing nursing teachers for the first Faculty of Nursing established in Thailand, leading by Associate Professor Saiyud Niyommviphat, in the midst of a shortage of facilitating factors. The strategies used are, therefore, very interesting to learn. The purposes of this research were to examine strategies for creating nursing teachers from newly graduated nurses by Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphat. The research methodology used was a qualitative secondary data analysis from seven historical documents of the founding of the Faculty of Nursing with regard to creating a newly graduated nurses to become the first-generation of nursing teachers of the Faculty of Nursing Khon Kaen University. In-depth interviews were performed with key informants, who were first-generation teachers and students. Audio-record and verbatim transcription of the interviews were carried out, then content analysis was conducted.

The results revealed strategies that Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphat applied to create professional nursing instructors consisted of 1) Creating a sense of organizational ownership and involvement in all activities 2) Creating of identity-values-ideology of the nursing profession, and 3) Providing experiences: through activities and role models. It can be concluded that most strategies, adopted by Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphat to facilitate this change, were performing informal role to inspire novice nursing graduates to be professional nursing teachers, have organizational bond, and stay in the organization until retirement. These strategies might be beneficial to those interested in applying them in the future.


Download data is not yet available.


Niyomviphat S. Reminiscing to the past and congratulations. In a book on the twenty-year anniversary of the faculty of nursing, Khon Kaen university. Khon Kaen: Siriphaan Offset;199:p.8-9. (in Thai)

Jongudomkarn D, Lertrt P. The emergence of the first nursing faculty of nursing in Thailand: A step towards professional autonomy. JNSH 2014;37(2):57-70 (in Thai)

Jahandar P, Tafreshi MZ, Rassouli M, Atashzadeh-Shoorideh F, Kavousi A. Nurses’ perspective on spiritual leadership: A qualitative study based on fry’s spiritual leadership model. Electronic Physician 2017;9(11):5721-31. Available from:

Booth TL, Emerson CJ, Hackney MG, Souter S. Preparation of academic nurse educators. Nurse Educ Pract 2016;19:54-7. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.04.006. Epub 2016 May 6. PMID:27428693.

Anderson J. The work–role transition of expert clinician to novice academic educator. J Nurs Educ 2009;48(4):203-8. Available from:

Rujkorakarn D. Presentation document nursing conference;2014. [cited 2022 Feb 25]. Avaliable form: (in Thai)

Laari TT, Apiribu F, Gazari T, Akor MH, Mensah ABB, Atanuriba GA, et al. Strategies adopted by novice nurse educators to facilitate their transition from practice to academia: A qualitative study in Ghana. SAGE Open Nursing 2021;7:1–10. DOI:10.1177/23779608211035209

Kelly K. Is the DNP the answer to the nursing faculty shortage? Not likely! Nurs Forum 2010 Oct-Dec;45(4):266-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6198.2010.00197.x.PMID: 21077896.

Niyomviphat S. Significance statement of establishing the he first nursing faculty of nursing in Thailand. Newsletter of Brick Color, Khon Kaen: Copy printed;1971. (in Thai)

Thongsong W. Nursing leadership development of Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphatt. Master degree thesis report of nursing administration, Graduate School, Chiang Mai University;1996. (in Thai)

Edutorial team. A book on the twenty-year anniversary of the faculty of nursing, Khon Kaen university. Khon Kaen: Siriphaan Offset;1991.p.10-6. (in Thai)

Sandeloski M. Whatever happened to qualitative description? Res Nurs Health 2000;23(4):334-40. doi:10.1002/1098240x(200008)23:4<334:aid-nur9>;2-g. PMID: 10940958.

Long-Sutehall T, Sque M, Addington-Hall J. Secondary analysis of qualitative data: A valuable method for exploring sensitive issues with an elusive population?. JRN 2010;16(4):335-4 4. DOI:10.1177/1744987110381553

Morgan DL. Focus groups. In Hesse-Biber SN, Leavy P, editors. Approach to qualitative research: A reader on theory and practice. New York: Oxford University Press;2004:p.263-85

Bryman A. Social research methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2001.

Paley J. Positivism and qualitative nursing research. Sch Inq Nurs Pract 2001 Winter;15(4):371-87; discussion 389-97. PMID:11885869.

Attride-Stirling J. Thematic networks: An analytic tool for qualitative research. Qual Health Res 2001;1(3):385-405.

Holloway I, Wheeler S. Qualitative research in nursing, 2nd ed. Oxford, UK.: Blackwell;2002.

Sanjari M, Bahramnezhad F, Fomani FK, Shoghi M, Cheraghi MA. Ethical challenges of researchers in qualitative studies: The necessity to develop a specific guideline. J Med Ethics Hist Med 2014; 7:14.

Jongudomkarn D. Two decades of commitment to forming the Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University. In a book on the twenty year anniversary of the faculty of nursing, Khon Kaen university. Khon Kaen: Siriphan Offset;1991:p.17-22. (in Thai)

Raman S. Sense of belonging. In: Michalos AC, editors. Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research 2014, Springer, Dordrecht. Available from:

Woods A, Cashin A, Horstmanshof L. The social construction of nurse educator professional identities: Exploring the impact of a community of practice through participatory action research. J Adv Nurs 2022 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/jan.15200. Online ahead of print.

Andrew N, Ferguson D, Wilkie G, Corcoran T, Simpson L. Developing professional identity in nursing academics: The role of communities ofpractice. Nurse Educ Today 2009; 29(6): 607-11. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2009.01.012. Epub 2009 Feb 27. PMID: 19250718.

Jafari H, Mohammadi E, Ahmadi F, Kazemnejad A, Shorofi SA. The experience of nursing instructors and students on professional

competency of nursing academic staff: A qualitative study. Glob J Health Sci 2014 Apr 14;6(4):128-35. doi: 10.5539/gjhs. v6n4p128. PMID: 24999130; PMCID: PMC4825461.

Held D. Cosmopolitanism: Ideals and Realities. Cambridge: Polity Press;2010.

Cameron JD. Grounding experiential learning in ‘Thick’ conceptions of global citizenship. In: Tiessen R, Huish R, editors, Globetrotting or global citizenship? perils and potentials of experiential Learning, Toronto: University of Toronto Press;2013:p.21-42.

Rai A, Maheshwari S. Exploring the mediating role of work engagement between the linkages of job characteristics with organizational engagement and job satisfaction. MRR 2021; 44(1): 133-57. Available from:

Tourish D, Jackson B. Guest editorial: Communication and leadership: An open invitation to engage. Leadership 2008;4(3):219-25. doi:10.1177/1742715008092359

Sanongyart J, Buasuwan P, Hemtanon S. Factors to create a professional learning community of nursing instructors. JMND [Internet]. 2019 Nov 24 [cited 2022 May 10];6(9):4250-6. Available from:



How to Cite

Boontoch K, Jongudomkarn D, Supapanyakul R, Poolthawe P, Do Thi H, Arofiati F. Strategies for creating professional nursing instructors from newly graduated nurses by Associate Professor Saiyud Niyomviphat: An analysis of historic qualitative secondary data. JNSH [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 27 [cited 2022 Dec. 7];45(2):52-64. Available from:



Research Article