Psychomotor Entrustable Professional Activities for newly graduated nurses
Keywords:Entrustable professional activities, Psychomotor skills, Newly graduated nurses, Delphi technique
Psychomotor entrustable professional activities for newly graduated nurses have been used as teaching guideline for the bachelor of nursing science program. The purpose of this research was to determine the levels of entrustable professional activities for graduated nurses. Data were collected from fifteen nursing instructors in nursing school and fifteen professional nurses in health care service using a Delphi technique. The research instrument was a questionnaire inquiring 147 professional psychomotor skills of nursing, scored with a 5-point rating scales. It was validated by 3 experts. The index of item-objective congruence (IOC) was 0.67-1.00. The descriptive statistics was used in data analysis. The results showed that 40 out of 147 skill items (27.21%) were at the fifth level (graduates could practice by their own without supervision), 88 skill items (59.86%) were at the fourth level (graduates could practice by their own under distance supervision), 17 skill items (11.57%) were at the third level (graduates could practice under available supervision), and only 2 skill items (1.36%) were at the second level (graduates could practice under closed supervision). This research result is useful for teaching and learning of the bachelor of nursing science program to strengthen nursing students’ practice skills, according to the professional requirements.
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