The Follow-up Evaluation of Competency and Nursing Role Performance for Health Promotion of Professional Nurses in the Eastern Region of Thailand

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เพ็ญจันทร์ มีแก้ว สุวรรณา จันทร์ประเสริฐ นิสากร กรุงไกรเพชร

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          This survey research aimed to follow-up evaluation the competency and nursing role performance for health promotion of professional nurses in the eastern region of Thailand. A simple random sampling was used to recruit a sample of 310 professional nurses who worked in the six Nursing Innovative Learning Centers for Health Promotion of 7 provinces in the east. Data collection was carried out from April to May, 2017 Research instruments consisted of questionnaires of the health promotion competency questionnaire and the health promotion practice based on Ottawa Charter with their Cronbach alpha’s reliability were .98 and .97, respectively. Data were analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and one-way ANOVA.


          The results revealed that participants perceived that their health promotion competency were at the expert level. Professional nurses who worked at the primary care level had significantly higher management in health promotion competency than those at the tertiary care level, higher health promotion network development competency than those at the secondary and the tertiary care levels, higher reorienting health services role than those at the secondary and the tertiary care levels, and higher developing personal skills role than those at the tertiary care level. These findings suggest that professional nurses should improve their competency and roles of health promotion in a variety of health care levels in order to improve health promotion and nursing care for clients.

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