• Chunya Maneewan Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
  • Wonpen Kaewpan Department of Public Health Nursing, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
  • Jutatip Sillabutra Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
  • Sutteeporn Moolsart Department of Nursing, Sukhothai Thaammathirat University
Keywords: nurses in PCU, long term care manager, role performance


Role Performance of long term care manager by registered nurses in Tambon Health Promoting Hospitals is important to current public health because Thai society is moving towards an aging society and has changed into a chronic disease. This study is a descriptive cross-sectional research. The sample was 195 registered nurses who were selected by stratified random sampling. Data were collected using questionnaires and analyzed with frequency distribution, percentage, mean, standard deviation and stepwise multiple regression.

According to the findings, nurses performed roles as long term care managers (79.1%) and role performance competency (β = 0.308) , motivation (β = 0.364) and organizational support (β = 0.262) could explain 58% of variance in role performance of long term care manager (R2 adj = 0.580, p-value < 0.001).

The findings of this study suggest should prepare a training plan continue to study to develop knowledge and ability in working. Promote the advancement of personnel in order to create motivation for work. The organization should support the operation by creating a manpower plan that is suitable for the workload and has clear budget disbursement guidelines.


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How to Cite
Maneewan, C., Kaewpan, W., Sillabutra, J., & Moolsart, S. (2019). FACTORS PREDICTING TO ROLE PERFOMANCE AS LONG TERM CARE MANAGER OF REGISTERED NURSES IN TUMBON HEALTH PROMOTING HOSPITALS IN HEALTH REGION 9. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 33(1), 138-151. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/phn/article/view/241767
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