A Development of Gerontological Nursing Competencies among Nursing Students: Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Songkhla

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Kittiporn Nawsuwan

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          This descriptive research by longitudinal study aimed to study the development of gerontological nursing competencies among nursing students in Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Songkhla. Sample was 111 nursing students group 51 throughout the 4 year period. Simple random sampling was used. Research instrument was a questionnaire including 41 items. Reliability of the questionnaire was tested using Cronbach’s alpha        coefficient yielding a value of 97. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, repeated measure ANOVA and test pairs by Bonferroni method. The results showed that;


          The gerontological nursing competencies among nursing students at Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Songkhla has improved with statistical significance at level of .001. The average score while studying in Year 4 is higher than when studying Year 1, 2 and 3.

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