Health Status of Nursing Students at Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Ratchasima Health Status of Nursing Students at Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Ratchasima

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สุชาฎา คล้ายมณี อิสราวรรณ สนธิภูมาศ กัลยา พันธุ สุภาวดี ไชยเดชาธร วัชรี อาภาธีรพงศ์



This participatory action research was aimed at promoting good health status among
nursing students at Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Ratchasima by assessing their
health status, developing the healthcare practice guidelines, and evaluating the implemented
health care practice guidelines. The participants of this study consisted of 667 nursing
students, who were enrolled at the college between the academic year of 2015-2017 and
ten lecturers. The process of this participatory study was to develop the following healthcare
practice guidelines 1) brain-storming and planning 2) acting and observation 3) reflecting and
4) re-planning. The questionnaire was used to assess health status and satisfaction
before and after the implementation of healthcare and health promotion practices
guidelines (reliability =.97). Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, chi-square
statistics and triangular technique (p-value < .05). The results found that the health
care and health promotion practices guidelines were divided into four steps including
1) analyzing health issues and their priorities 2) studying factors related to health problems
3) implementing health care and health promotion and 4) encouraging health care and
health promotion. The results showed that the health status of the students before
and after implemented the activity was signifcantly different at the .05 level. The major
health problem as anemia was decreased from 34.5% to 13.7%. The student’s satisfaction
increased from 3.53 points to 4.02 points (full score is 5 points). From this study, it
revealed that students improved their health status after received the health care and
health promotion practices guidelines. It suggested that we could provide this program
to students including continuous improvement of this program should be done. This
will lead to create a more appropriate nursing student health care model. Committee
board of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Ratchasima should be concern and
use this activity to improve nursing students’ health care, so that nursing students will
have sustainable good health. This will affect the development of wisdom and learning
outcomes of the students sustained further.


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