Satisfaction of New Graduates and Supervisors on the Competency of Graduates of McCormick Faculty of Nursing, Payap University, Academic Year 2006
Keywords:satisfaction, graduate competency
AbstractThe objective of this study were to examine satisfaction towards graduate nurse competencies amonggraduates and their supervisors. Questionnaires were used for data collecting from 84 graduates and theirsupervisors. Questionnaires reliability were 0.98. Descriptive statistics was used for data analysis.The results revealed that the graduates had high satisfaction towards 5 competencies: professionalfunctional , information technology, research and professional ethics and moral competencies ( = 4.18,SD =.52; = 4.24, SD =.16; = 4.16, SD =.65; = 4.04, SD =.77; = 4.49, SD = .47, respectively).Supervisors had moderate satisfaction towards the first four competencies ( = 3.37, SD = .57; = 3.39,SD =.21; = 3.20, SD =.86; = 3.16, SD = .71, respectively). The results suggested that learning methodsto enhance the graduate competencies should be implemented.
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