Bachelor of Nursing Science

Objectives

1. Providing nursing personnel who has identity of the Thai Red Cross nurses
2.Performing research in order to develop the body of knowledge in health, nursing, and education, in addition to perform the research in multidisciplinary team
3. Facilitating community service in order to improve quality of life
4. Assisting in the creation of Thai culture conservation
5. Making connection in order to cooperate with other institutions in Thailand and worldwide
6. Developing the healthy faculty setting

 

Admission

 

 Direct Admission for qaota students 
            About 20 % of all freshmen are selected via this means. 12th Graders (Matayom 6 students) from high school networks. They can enter the undergraduate programs when they pass requirement with the satisfaction of the GAT, PAT examinations given by National Institute of Educational Testing (Public Organization).


      Direct Admission for students throughout the country
            About 50 % of all freshmen are selected by this means. The university offers opportunities to students nationwide who graduate from a high school, or are currently studying in grade 12 (Matayom 6) or in an equivalent grade level to pass requirement with the satisfaction scrore of the GAT, PAT examinations given by the National Institute of Eduational Testing (Public Organization).


      Central Admissions
            About 30 % of all freshmen are selected by this means. The 12th graders (Matayom 6 students) nationwide who can pass the entrance examinations administered by the Commission on Higher Education can join the undergraduate programs.

 

 

Course Description

Courses are grouped into four categories: general education, pre-professional, professional and selective courses.

              Courses are grouped into four categories: general education, pre-professional, professional and selective courses.

 

1111203

Basic Statistics                                                              3 Credits

Basic knowledge related to statistics, measurement of central tendency, measurement of dispersion, probability, estimation, hypotheses testing, correlation, and vital statistics.

1113101

Chemistry                                                          3 Credits

Stoichiometry, chemical bonding, structure and general properties, chemical reaction of inorganic and organic compounds, and important organic compound that essential for medical and human’s life; including laboratory work.

1113102

Physics                                                            3 Credits

Physical parameter, motion, force and motion law, work and energy, vibration and mechanical waves; mechanical property of matter, fluid, heat, electromagnetic, light, electricity and electronic; nuclear energy, quantum physics, physics of medical instruments and measurements. Physics in daily life including laboratory work.

1121101

General Psychology                                                    2 Credits

Concepts of psychology; perception, motivation, emotion, thinking, and problem solving; individual differences; personality; adaptation; learning and adjustment; counseling psychology.

1121102

Introduction to Logic                                             2 Credits

Logical ideas, nature and laws of inductive and deductive methods of reasoning and analysis of argument by using simple language.

1121203

Civillization                                                            2 Credits

The origin and development of mankind divided into five periods including the Prehistoric, the Ancients, the Middle Ages, the Modern and the Present; interaction between social, economic, political conditions and wisdom, ideas, and creation of man; appreciation of works pertaining to the progress of man in each period.

1131101

Society and Culture                                               2 Credits

Introduction to sociology, general human society, structure and function of society, social arrangement, culture, socialization, social institute, social ranking, social change, altered behavior, and social problem in Thailand.

1131203

Health Economic                                                    2 Credits

Basic concepts of economics, economic system including micro and macro economic, and deductive and inductive economic; application of economics in health problem analysis for efficacy of resource management.

1132102

Physical Activities for Health                                     1 Credits

Promotion of physical health, physical assessment, and choosing appropriate physical activities.

1141101

Thai                                                                 2 Credits                                                                                                                                                                                              

Principle of communication, study and practice in understanding main ideas, listening, reading, thinking, writing, speaking, and appropriate presentation of ideas.

1141102

Basic English I                                                     2 Credits

Study and practice in the four English language skills in basic level, with an emphasis on vocabulary, reading for detail and main ideas, writing sentences and paragraphs, basic English structure, listening dialog of conversation, and speaking in situations.

1141103

Basic English II                                                  2 Credits

Study and practice in the four English language skills in intermediate level, with an emphasis on vocabulary, reading short story or article for detail and main ideas, writing paragraphs, listening dialog of conversation, and speaking in situations.

1141204

Basic English III                                                   2 Credits                          

Study and practice in the four English language skills in advanced level, with an emphasis on medical vocabulary, reading academic articles, writing story, listening dialog of conversation, and speaking in situations.

1141205

English for Working I                                                2 Credits

Study and practice on reading and writing English in advanced level, with an emphasis on reading and translating medical and nursing articles and research report, writing short summary, letters, and academic reports.

1141206

English for Working II                                          2 Credits                                                                         

Study and practice on listening and speaking for working, with an emphasis on speaking in variety of situation, including conversation, oral presentation, presenting ideas, making argument and support; listening in conversation and telling story, listening in lecture for details and main ideas, structured note taking, making summary and conclusion, answering questions.

1141307

English for Working III                                          2 Credits

Practice on the four English language skills for nursing practice, with an emphasis on English for medicine and nursing, writing reports, oral presentation, and giving advise.

1151201

Our Environment                                                  3 Credits  

Natural resource and environment situations in Thailand, policy and management of environment; environment law; concepts and alternatives for reserve natural resources and environment.

1211104

Principles of The Red Cross and International Humanitarian Law            1 Credits

Establishment of the Red Cross, principles of the Red Cross, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement which made up of the International Committee of Red Cross, the International Federations of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and National Societies, the Geneva Convention, Red Cross emblem, The Thai Red Cross Society; International Humanitarian Law.

1211105*

Nursing Informatics                                             2 Credits

Concepts of nursing and public health informatics; basic application of computer, data management, searching system, access in nursing and public health, network system; and its application in nursing.

1211106

Parasitology                                                          1 Credits

Relationship between parasite and host, morphology, life cycle; protozoa, Helminthes, and arthropods causing human diseases; epidemiology; control and prevention of public health problem.

1211107

Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy                            2 Credits        

The important of nutrition on health, problems of nutrition, nutritional requirements for people of different ages, in good health or in illness; nutritional status assessment, promotion on nutrition and therapeutic diet.

1211209

Pathophysiology for Nurses                                     2 Credits                

Etiology and altered health mechanism and responses to health deviation and pathology; the important of clinical diagnosis and interpretation for nursing practice.

1211210

Pharmacology for Nurses                                      3 Credits

Drugs and their action with emphasis on drug absorption, distribution, effects, elimination, and the general principles of basic pharmacology; general drug administration and national essential drug list policy.

1211211

Epidemiology                                                      1 Credits  

Concepts and principles of epidemiology; factors related to cause of diseases, data resources and health index, study design, epidemiology surveillance and investigation, prevention and control of epidemiology and nurse’s roles.

1211312

Research in Nursing                                                2 Credits

The methods of inquiry as applied to research in nursing; nature and types of research; process of research; research analysis and its application in nursing.

1213101

Anatomy                                                                 3 Credits        

Structure of the human body; including conception, embryo, tissues, organs, and their relation to related structures; gross and functional anatomy of various organs; laboratory work in connection with theory.

1213102

Physiology                                                             4 Credits    

Basic physiology of cells, tissues, and various organ system; related laboratory work.

1213103

Microbiology                                                       3 Credits

Morphology and properties of medically important microbial agents; anti-microbial methods and growth control of microbial agents; the mechanisms of pathogenesis causing disease in organ system; immunology; related laboratory work.

1213208

Biochemistry for Nurses                                          3 Credits

Biochemistry of cells; structure, composition, function and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acid, minerals, vitamins, hormones, enzymes, biochemistry of urine and blood, water and electrolyte balance, digestion and absorption of food and food toxicity; related laboratory work.

1221101

Conceptual Bases of Nursing                                   2 Credits

Nursing profession, overview of basic nursing concepts including the concepts of health, health system, man, threats and reactions, environment, and nursing.

1221102

Ethics and Nursing Professional Law                        2 Credits

Principles of ethics, ethical rules and value judgements; professional ethics, principles of law which related to nursing practice and midwifery; nursing professional ethical issues and suggested practice.

1221206

Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing                            3 Credits    

Nursing care of pediatric and adolescent with short-and-long term health disorders; problems of oxygenation, nutrition, fluid-electrolytes and acid-bases, elimination, protection, cognition, perception and mobility; including behavioral and developmental problems in both acute and chronic illness; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach within the context of curative care, rehabilitation care, prevention of disease, and health promotion; with emphasis on interrelationship between the child and family.

1221207

Family Nursing and Midwifery I                               2 Credits

Concepts of family nursing and midwifery, premarital and pregnancy counseling, family planning, fertilization, growth and development of the fetus, nursing for mother and family during prenatal period, health assessment of the fetus; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care and family-centered nursing care.

1221208*

Nursing Theories                                                    1 Credits

Concepts of selected nursing theories; the relationship between basic nursing concepts in selected nursing theories; and its application in nursing practice.

1221209

Family Nursing and Midwifery II                                                        2 Credits

Nursing care of mother and family during natal, postnatal periods, and caring for normal infant; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care and family-centered nursing care.

1221310

Family Nursing and Midwifery III                                                2 Credits      

Concepts in nursing care of mother and infant at risk during pregnant, prenatal and postnatal periods, health assessment of fetus at risk, nursing care of mother and child with problems of abnormal fertilization; problems during natal and postnatal periods: oxygenation, nutrition, and metabolism, protection; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care and family-centered nursing care.

1221311

Adult Nursing I                                                    3 Credits

Concepts of adult nursing care, the adults with problems of oxygenation, nutrition and metabolism, fluid- electrolytes and acid-bases, elimination, and protection in both acute and chronic illness; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach within the contexts of curative care, rehabilitation, prevention of disease, and health promotion; with emphasis on individual and family participation.

1221312

Geriatric Nursing                                                 2 Credits

Nursing concepts related to the aged and their common health problems in emergency, acute, critical, and chronic illness, including palliative nursing care; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach; within the contexts of curative care, rehabilitation care, prevention of disease, and health promotion; with emphasis on individual and family participation.

1221313

Adult Nursing II                                                      2 Credits

             Concepts of adult nursing care, the adults with problems of cognition, perception mobility, health reproduction of females in acute and chronic illness, including problems in the peri-operative period; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach within the context of curative care, rehabilitation care, prevention of disease, and health promotion; with emphasis on individual and family participation.

1221314*

Adult Nursing III                                                 1 Credits    

Concepts of adult nursing care, the adults with problems of oxygenation, nutrition and metabolism, fluid-electrolytes and acid-bases in emergency and critical illness; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach within the contexts of curative care, rehabilitation, prevention of disease, and health promotion, with emphasis on individual and family participation.

1221315

Community Health Nursing                                   3 Credits

Concepts of community health nursing; application of the nursing process and community health management; within the context of health promotion, disease prevention, and rehabilitation.

1221316

Emergency and Disaster Nursing                           2 Credits

Emergency and disaster concepts; principles and practice of emergency nursing and disaster nursing: common emergency health problems, disaster management, roles of nurses in disaster and emergency situations, roles of related organizations.

1221317

Nursing Administration                                          2 Credits

Concepts of general management, nursing organization management, ward administration, managerial techniques in nursing, leadership, and making decision, nursing resource management, and nursing quality management.

1221318

Psychiatric Nursing                                              3 Credits        

Concepts and principles of psychiatric nursing; principles of therapeutic communication and relationships; nursing care of the individual in all aged with problems of psychiatric health in emergency, acute, critical, and chronic illness; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach within the contexts of curative care, rehabilitation care, prevention and promotion of mental health; with emphasis on the individual, and the participation of family and community

1221419

Issues and Trends in the Nursing Profession             2 Credits

Factors influencing the nursing profession; analysis of issues and trends related to education, nursing practice, administration, and research; including suggested ideas for professional development.

1221420*

Primary Medical Care                                           2 Credits

Roles of nurses in health screening, primary medical diagnosis, treatment of common symptoms or health problems, prescribing medicine, performing basic medical interventions, and referring, within the contexts of professional laws and professional ethics.

1223103

Nursing Process                                                             2 Credits

Concepts and important components of the nursing process, including physiopsychosocial and spiritual assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation; application of nursing process to individual, family, and community.

1223204

Fundamentals of Nursing                                         3 Credits

Concepts and principles of the fundamentals of nursing in caring for individual health; application of the nursing process and a holistic approach within the contexts of curative care, rehabilitation, prevention of disease, and health promotion; related practices in nursing interventions.

1223205*

Health Promotion Nursing                                    3 Credits

Concepts related to health promotion, health behavior, development of individual with all age who have good health or minor health problems, strategies of health promotion, application of nursing process in health promotion and disease prevention in order to empower individual’s self-care and health promotion behavior, including related practices.

1222221

Practicum in Fundamentals of Nursing                   2 Credits        

Clinical practice for the development of basic nursing skills in the care for individual, application of nursing process in nursing care to meet holistic needs of individual; with emphasis on curative care, rehabilitation, health promotion, and disease prevention; within the context of professional ethics.

1222222*

Practicum of Nursing Care for Healthy People           2 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to holistic nursing care of individuals with all age who have good health or minor health problem; application of nursing process in promoting health, preventing disease, and empowering individual’ self-care and individual’s health promoting behavior; within the contexts of family participation and professional ethics.

1222323

Practicum in Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing           3 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to nursing care of pediatric and adolescent with acute and chronic problems of oxygenation, nutrition and metabolic dysfunction, fluid, electrolytes and acid-bases, elimination, protection, cognition, perception, mobility, developmental and behavioral problems; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care, family-child relationship, and professional ethics.

1222324

Practicum in Family Nursing and Midwifery I             3 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to maternity care during prenatal, natal, and post natal periods, including care for newborn and family planing for normal family; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation, within the contexts of holistic care, family-center care and professional ethics.

1222325

Practicum in Family Nursing and Midwifery II               3 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to nursing care of mother and child at risk form the problems of pregnancy and labor, oxygenation, nutrition and metabolic dysfunction, protection; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care, family-center care and professional ethics.

1222326

Practicum of Adult and Geriatric Nursing I                3 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to nursing care of adults and the elders with acute and chronic problems of oxygenation, nutrition and metabolic dysfunction, fluid, electrolytes and acid-bases, elimination, protection; application of nursing process in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care, individualization, family participation, and professional ethics.

1222327

Practicum of Nursing Administration                           1 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to ward administration, including activities of leadership in nursing team, planing, assignment, nursing round, supervision, evaluation, problem solving and decision making, collaboration; within the context of institute’s quality assurance system.

1222428

Practicum of Adult and Geriatric Nursing II                3 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to nursing care of adults and the elders with acute and chronic problems of cognition, perception, mobility, women health, and problems in the peri-operative room; application of nursing process in the health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of holistic care, individualization, family participation, and professional ethics.

1222429

Practicum of Psychiatric Nursing                               2 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to nursing care of individual with acute and chronic psychiatric problems; application of nursing process in nursing care to meet holistic needs of individual; with emphasis on curative care, rehabilitation, health promotion, and disease prevention; within the contexts of family and community participation, and professional ethics.

1222430

Practicum of Community Health Nursing                   2 Credits

               Clinical practice relevant to community health care services; application of nursing process to solve health problems in various settings, including home, school, workplace, and community; with emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the contexts of community participation, and professional ethics.

1222431*

Practicum of Emergency and Critical Nursing            1 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to nursing care of individual with all age who have emergency and critical health problems; application of nursing process in the nursing care; within the contexts of holistic care and professional ethics.

1222432*

Practicum of Primary Medical Care                          2 Credits

Clinical practice relevant to primary medical care, including health screening, medical diagnosis, treatment of common symptoms and medical problems using medicine and basic medical interventions, and referring; within the contexts of professional laws and professional ethics.

1222433

Practicum of Selected Nursing Area                                 3 Credits

Clinical practice of the functions and roles of the professional nurse in selected nursing areas at hospital and community; application of evidence-based practice in health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation; within the context of professional ethics.

1222434*

Senior Health Project                                          1 Credits                                                                

An Integration of nursing science and related disciplines to develop project for managing health of people.

1301101

Life Skills                                                              2 Credits

Concepts of life skills, basic knowledge about society, situation analysis, development of psychosocial potentiality in problem solving and the application of essential life skills in daily living.

1301102

Art Appreciation                                                     2 Credits        

Meaning, value, and scope of fine and applied arts; with emphasis on understanding and visual experiences related to life and modern society.

1301103

Music Appreciation                                                2 Credits        

Concepts and basic philosophical principles of music; development of eastern and western music in various periods; with emphasis on knowledge and understanding of music to enhance musical appreciation in daily life.

1301104*

Stress Management                                          2 Credits

        Concepts of stress, causes of stress, and effects of stress on health, assessment, prevention, and stress management.

1301205

Group Dynamic                                                     2 Credits        

Basic concepts of the group process, influencing models for human relations, types of leader, behavioral analysis of the leader and the group members, understanding and acceptance of self behavior and the behavior of others as required of overall group achievement.

1301206*

Eastern Wisdom and Healthcare                           2 Credits        

Concepts of Eastern local knowledge; application of the local knowledge in holistic healthcare; with emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, curative care, and rehabilitation.

1301207*

Self-Empowerment                                            2 Credits    

Concepts related to the training of one’s self in order to become a person who completes, achieves and accomplishes every task based on well-trained skills and morality and professional ethics; knowing how to think, analyse and synthesise knowledge through holistical approach to drive the best utilitarian effects for oneself and for others; knowing the art of professional, efficient and effective management for living together with people in society.

1301208*

Creative Thinking                                              2 Credits

Concepts of creative thinking, theory and principles of the development of creative thinking, logical thinking, application steps in development of creative thinking for professional practice and daily life.

1301409

Introduction to Communication Arts                        2 Credits        

Theories and practice of speech communication, discussion, meeting, public relations, advertisement; including proper application of psychology in speed skills, discussion, analytic techniques.

1301410

Thai Politics and Government                                   2 Credits

The evolution of Thai government from the days of absolute monarchy to the present; the constitution, governmental structure and the political process, legislative, executive and judicial institutions; central, regional and local government, the political responsibilities of society.

1301411

Sports Science                                                     2 Credits

Concepts of sports science, scientific principle in playing sports and exercising; factors related to sports and exercise; physical and psychological preparation, physical fitness testing; the physiology of exercise; including prevention of injuries, and caring for the injured.

1301412

Man and Peace                                                       2 Credits

   Meaning of peace as opposed to conflict; origin of conflict and disturbance both natural and man-made, analysis of situations to identify the cause of conflict from various aspects: sciences, social sciences and humanities; co-existence with conflict; use of peaceful means to solve problem.

1301413*

Psychology of Conservation of Nature                  2 Credits      

Psychological concepts of perception and learning of nature; existence and change of attitude; techniques of self-evaluation and self-regulation; psychology for conservation of nature through development of conscience, attitude and appreciation of nature, including knowledge and understanding of the system of nature; the integration of the body of knowledge in psychology and the system of nature towards effective natural resource conservation and management.