A Study of Creating Nurses’ Working Culture in Health Promotion, Tertiary Hospitals

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Patcharin Choksawat
Yupin Aungsuroch

Abstract

          The purpose of this research was to study a creating nurses’ working culture in health promotion in tertiary hospitals. The Delphi technique was used in this study. Participants were 21 experts, including 6 experts with research or working experience related to health promotion, 6 nursing administrators of tertiary hospitals, 4 nursing instructors, and 5 heads of health promotion agency in tertiary hospitals. The Delphi technique consisted of 3 steps. Step 1: Experts were interviewed about creating nurses’ working culture in health promotion, tertiary hospitals. Step 2: Data from step 1 were analyzed using content analysis. Then, the rating scale questionnaire on sub-elements in each item were created. All items in the questionnaire were rated by all 21 experts. Step 3: Data were analyzed using median and interquartile range. Then, the questionnaire with the median and interquartile range of each item was sent to the same experts for their confirmation. Data were analyzed again using median and interquartile range to summarize a creating nurses’ working culture in health promotion, tertiary hospitals.
            According to research, the study of creating nurses’ working culture in health promotion, tertiary hospitals, had 6 main components with a total of 47 items: 1) Determination of health promotion values (7 items), 2) Supporting health promotion from multidisciplinary (4 items), 3) Communication of health promotion values (10 items), 4) Determination of working behavior in health promotion (12 items), 5) Strengthening working behavior in health promotion (7 items), and 6) Creating continuity of working in health promotion (7 items).

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Patcharin Choksawat, Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University

Student in Master of Nursing Science Program, Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Yupin Aungsuroch, Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University

Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

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