Effectiveness of Using Multimedia as Co-teaching on Nursing students’ Knowledge and Skills regarding the Therapeutic Relationships and Communication

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Surichai Kidhathong
Asawinee Tonkuriman


The research aimed to study an effectiveness of using multimedia to develop nurse students’ knowledge and skills regarding therapeutic relationships and therapeutic communication. It was designed as a two-group quasi-experimental research with pre-post test measurement.  The 76 fourth-year nursing students were enrolled. They were divided into experimental and control groups. The experimental group were prepared by lecturer orientation and the multimedia self-pace learning while the control group received the usual preparation. Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistic, independent samples t-test and paired sample t-test. After the experiment, the experimental and control group expressed the knowledge score significantly higher than that of the pre-experiment at the p-value of .001. The communication skill of the experimental group was also found significantly higher when compare with control group at the p-value of .05. The finding shows the utilization of multimedia can increase nurse student’s knowledge and develop their practice skill.


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Kidhathong S, Tonkuriman A. Effectiveness of Using Multimedia as Co-teaching on Nursing students’ Knowledge and Skills regarding the Therapeutic Relationships and Communication. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 26 [cited 2022 Oct. 2];32(1):14-26. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/257438


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