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The relationship between psychological empowerment of head nurses and nursing outcomes perceived by registered nurses in general hospital in health service network 10, Thailand
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Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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The relationship between psychological empowerment of head nurses and nursing outcomes perceived by registered nurses in general hospital in health service network 10, Thailand


3rd Euro Nursing & Medicare Summit

July 27-29, 2015 Valencia, Spain

Kirataya Intaraksa1 and Wanchanok Juntachum2

1Mukdaharn Hospital, Thailand 2Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Posters-Accepted Abstracts: J Nurs Care

Abstract :

This descriptive research aimed to identify the relationship between psychological empowerment of head nurses and nursing outcomes perceived by registered nurses in general hospital in health service network 10. The population was registered nurses that worked at inpatient ward more than 6 months and did not work as nursing administrators. There were 197 nurses from random sampling. Data were collected by sending the questionnaire to coordinators in each general hospital in health service network 10. The questionnaires of psychological empowerment and nursing outcome were approved for content validity by five experts and tested their reliabilities by Cronbach├ó┬?┬?s Alpha Coefficients which were 0.85 and 0.86, respectively. The statistics employed in data analysis were percentage, means, standard deviation and Pearson's Correlation. The research findings were that the overall psychological empowerment of head nurses was at a high level ( =3.58, S.D = 0.94) and nursing outcomes perceived by registered nurses was at a high level ( =3.89, S.D = 0.80). The psychological empowerment of head nurses perceived by registered nurses in general hospital in health service network 10 had a positive statistically significant with nursing outcomes at .01 level (r=0.441).

Biography :

Kirataya Intaraksa is a head nurse of an Orthopaedic Ward at Mukdaharn Hospital, Mukdaharn province, Thailand. She graduated Master Degree in Nursing Administration at Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University, Thailand in 2013. She has done a lot of projects of nursing care quality improvement.

Email: s.s6242@gmail.com

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