At the Nursing School’s Graduate Program at Walailak University academic staff believe that the development of the Master of Nursing Science (Community Health Nurse Practitioner) program will improve the capability of nurses by giving them a deeper knowledge and understanding in the field of nursing. It will provide them with the ability to use knowledge from numerous fields to consider, analyze, and synthesize methods to deal with the health problems of individuals, families and the community. Graduates will have the ability to practice nursing as a community health nurse practitioner at a high level. They will learn skills needed to promote health, prevent illness, cure disease and restore health, cooperate and coordinate with various professions to improve the quality of community health, develop systems of extending nursing services to health care in the home, develop strategies to monitor and eliminate risks which impact on the health and well-being of individuals, families and the community, create equality in the area of population health using a form of nursing care that combines science and local wisdom and which covers the dimensions of body, mind, emotion, society and spirit, and create and develop knowledge in the field of community health nurse practice through research.
Graduates in this program will have the following knowledge and abilities:
• Possess a high level of knowledge and expertise in nursing practice in the area of Community Health Nursing Practice as well as having interdisciplinary knowledge;
• Analyze and synthesize the most up-to-date research and knowledge in the field of health in order to develop concrete methods and strategies for nursing practice, using both local and global sources of knowledge;
• Disseminate knowledge and coordinate with others for nursing practice in an interdisciplinary team;
• Carry out the role of administrator and manager in healthcare for individuals, the family and society;
• Analyze and present options for healthcare policy at the global, regional, national local, and organizational levels;
• Carry out research for the evaluation and improvement of the quality of nursing, especially in fields of expertise, to respond to advancements in academic knowledge and the needs of society;
• Possess the skills needed to compile and disseminate knowledge to the wider community.
Program Contact Person
Name: Asst.Prof.Dr.Naiyana Noonin
Contact Phone No.: +66 7567 2157, +66 75 672101-2
Outstanding Research Outcomes
The School of Nursing has a very active research program. Research projects include Effectiveness of the Primary Care Provided at Midwifery Private Clinics, Cost-effectiveness of Primary Services Provided by Nurses’ Private Clinics in Thailand, Primary Care Service System in the Context of Nursing at the Primary Care Unit (PCU) of a Southern Community Hospital, Implementation and Evaluation of DHF Care Map for Treatment of DHF Children at Songkhla Hospital, Development of Health Promotion Model in Satit Walailak-pattana Community, Stress, Coping, and Well-being of First-Year Baccalaureate Nursing Students.
School of Nursing
222 Thaiburi,Tha Sala District
Nakhon Si Thammarat 80161
Tel: +66 75 672101-2
Fax: +66 75 672103