The Follow-up Evaluation on Nursing Competency after Completing the 1st Program of Nursing Specialty Program in Substance Abuse and Dependence by Thanyarak Khonkaen Hospital and Mahasarakham University

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  • Arayaphiphat N

Keywords:

Follow-up evaluation, Nursing specialty, Substance abuse and dependence

Abstract

Background: The follow-up evaluation on nursing competency with nurses who completed the nursing specialty program in substance abuse and dependence is essential for the effective nursing service.

Objective: To evaluate on nursing competency after completed the 1st nursing specialty program in substance abuse and dependence.

Method: The participants in this descriptive research consisted of 22 nurses who completed the nursing specialty program, 22 supervisors and 22 colleagues of the nurses. The feedback questionnaires were tested for content validity by the 3 experts (Index of item objective congruence or IOC was 0.8) and tested for reliability with 30 nurses who completed the same program and had similar characteristics with the participants (Cronbach’s Alpha was 0.85). The questionnaires were mailed to the participants and the completed 66 questionnaires (100%) were returned. The statistical methods included frequency, percentage and standard deviation.

Result: The nurses, supervisors and colleagues had coherent opinion that the nurses who completed the program had nursing competency in high level.

Conclusion: The nurses who completed the program had high-level of nursing competency.

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01-09-2020

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นฤมล อารยะพิพัฒน์ พย.บ. The Follow-up Evaluation on Nursing Competency after Completing the 1st Program of Nursing Specialty Program in Substance Abuse and Dependence by Thanyarak Khonkaen Hospital and Mahasarakham University. j dept med ser [Internet]. 2020 Sep. 1 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];45(2):170-6. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JDMS/article/view/245568

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