THE SCENARIO OF NURSING CURRICULUM IN THE NEXT DECADE (A.D. 2020-2029), RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY IN THAILAND
Keywords:future, nursing curriculum, Rajabhat University
This future research using the Delphi technique aimed to study the future scenario of the educational management of the nursing curriculum in the next decade (A.D. 2020-2029) at Rajabhat University in Thailand by collecting 20 opinions of administrators and nursing professors who had knowledge and experience in educational management of nursing curriculum. The research instruments were semi-structured interview guidelines. The data were analyzed by content analysis using a process of systems thinking management and the descriptive interpretation of the curriculum components.
The result of the research shows that the future scenario of educational management of the nursing curriculum at Rajabhat University in Thailand, during A.D. 2020-2029, consists of three components: 1) the philosophy and concepts of educational management, namely the philosophy of the curriculum, course aims, student qualifications, educational management concepts, course structures, and educational management models, 2) the competency of curriculum instructors, 3) the desirable characteristics among graduate nurses in a Bachelor of Nursing Program at Rajabhat University.
The conclusion of this research reflected the direction, trend, and future scenario of educational management of the nursing curriculum at Rajabhat University in the co-production of graduated nurses, and practitioners with the identity of The King institute to improve the health quality of the local community among the lack of professional nurses around the world and to upgrade the potential of the graduated nurse production system that has the desired characteristics of the curriculum in accordance with the standard requirements of the Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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