Implementing a Model to Evaluate Family Impact Associated with Chronic Illness: Research Utilization

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Roshinee Oupra
Eakachai Kantawong
Chonticha Amattayakong
Wannapa Gavila
Chonkanok Thanaphakawatkul


          This article aims is to provide an overview of the development and implementation of a nurse educator initiative, a model to evaluate the family impact associated with chronic illness of their family members. The model that was developed was integrated in family and community health nursing I practice curriculum.  The objective of this article is to explain how the Initiative model has helped to enhanced the nursing student assessment of the family impact associated with chronic illness of their family members and improved quality of care.


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