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Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)

          

Name of Curriculum :

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (International Program)

Name of Degree

Full name : Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing Science)

Abbreviation : Ph.D. (Nursing Science)

Philosophy

        The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science Program (International Program) emphasizes self-directed learning in order to advance new nursing knowledge and new methods of nursing practice with critical thinking under supervision of the faculty. The faculty provides a support for students’ learning, mentoring in their knowledge integration, and treats students with respect. The faculty also provides a variety of academic interaction with students in order to share knowledge, utilize resources, and to create research and academic work.
        The main purpose is to enable doctoral students to create new knowledge through research that will be used to advance nursing practice and health care delivery. Students will be encouraged to create their learning methods to meet their own objectives and fulfill their initiatives, improve communication skills in the academic field, and network with international colleagues.
        Development the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science Program (International Program) will be accomplished with sound academic management, efficient resources, information technology support, and international academic alliances.

Objectives

1. To prepare nurse scientists who are capable of conducting research utilizing a variety of research methodologies that can lead to improving the quality of nursing practice and health care systems.

2. To prepare nurse scholars who are able to generate new knowledge as well as expand current knowledge relevant to nursing practice, education, and research.

3. To prepare nurse leaders who will provide a wide vision of leadership in nursing in a variety of health service, educational, and research settings, and be able to project future directions for the nursing profession.

4. To prepare nurse professionals who are committed to code of ethics.

 

Curriculum
       Number of credit requirements
  Plan A type A 2 not less than 36 credits

Curriculum Structure
  Plan A type A 2
Required Courses 21 credits
Elective Coures not less than 3 credits
Thesis 12 credits


Courses

Plan A type A 2
Required Course

21

credits
1. Core Courses

9

credits
10750160 Nursing Theories and Concepts

2(2-0-4)

10750260 Applied Statistics for Nursing Research

2(2-0-4)

10750360 Policy and Health System

2(2-0-4)

10750460 Nursing Research and Research Utilization

3(3-0-6)

 
2. Specialty Courses

12

credits
11150160 Integrated Health Sciences in Nursing*

2(2-0-4)

(*For student who study in Nursing Administration enroll course 11154360 instead)
 
Students enroll 4 more courses from a specialty selected pathways

10

credits
Courses for Community Nursing Pathway
11151160 Advanced Community Nursing I

2(2-0-4)

11151260 Advanced Community Nursing II

2(2-0-4)

11151360 Advanced Community Nursing Practicum I

3(0-9-3)

11161460 Advanced Community Nursing Practicum II

3(0-9-3)

 
Courses for Maternity Nursing and Midwifery Pathway
11152160 Advanced Maternity Nursing and Midwifery I

2(2-0-4)

11152260 Advanced Maternity Nursing and Midwifery II

2(2-0-4)

11152360 Advanced Maternity Nursing and Midwifery Practicum I

3(0-9-3)

11162460 Advanced Maternity Nursing and Midwifery Practicum II

3(0-9-3)

 
Courses for Adult Nursing Pathway
11153160 Advanced Adult Nursing I

2(2-0-4)

11153260 Advanced Adult Nursing II

2(2-0-4)

11153360 Advanced Adult Nursing Practicum I

3(0-9-3)

11163460 Advanced Adult Nursing Practicum II

3(0-9-3)

 
Courses for Gerontological Nursing Pathway
11155160 Advanced Gerontological Nursing I

2(2-0-4)

11155260 Advanced Gerontological Nursing II

2(2-0-4)

11155360 Advanced Gerontological Nursing Practicum I

3(0-9-3)

11165460 Advanced Gerontological Nursing Practicum II

3(0-9-3)

 
Courses for Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Pathway
11156160 Advanced Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing I

2(2-0-4)

11156260 Advanced Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing II

2(2-0-4)

11156360 Advanced Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Practicum I

3(0-9-3)

11166460 Advanced Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Practicum II

3(0-9-3)

 
Courses for Pediatric Nursing Pathway
11157160 Advanced Pediatric Nursing I

2(2-0-4)

11157260 Advanced Pediatric Nursing II

2(2-0-4)

11157360 Advanced Pediatric Nursing Practicum I

3(0-9-3)

11167460 Advanced Pediatric Nursing Practicum II

3(0-9-3)

 
Courses for Nursing Administration Pathway
11154160 Human Resource Management in Nursing Organization

2(2-0-4)

11154260 Health Service Management in Health Care Organization

2(2-0-4)

11154360 Leadership and Management in Nursing Organization

2(2-0-4)

11154460 Nursing Administration Practicum

3(0-9-0)

11164560 Health Care Quality Management Practicum

3(0-9-3)

 
Elective course*

not less than

3

credits

11160360 Concept and Role of Advanced Nursing Practice

3(3-0-6)

11160460 Curriculum and Teaching Learning in Nursing Science

3(3-0-6)

11160560 Family and Illness

3(3-0-6)

11160660 Health Behavior and Heath Promotion and Prevention

3(3-0-6)

* Students can select the other courses at the graduate level which offered in Burapha University or other institutions under the approval of the committee of the program.
 
Thesis

12

credits

11169960 Thesis

12(0-0-36)



Study Plan


 

First Year: First Semester


 

Category

Course code and tiltle

Credit

Core course

10750160

Nursing Theories and Concepts

2(2-0-4)

10750260

Applied Statistics for Nursing Research

2(2-0-4)

Specialty course

11150160

Integrated Health Sciences and Nursing
For student who study in Nursing Administration Pathway, substitute
the course 11150160 with the course 11154360 Leadership and
Management in Nursing Organization 2(2-0-4)

2(2-0-4)

1115xxxx

Theory course number 1 from a selected pathway

2(2-0-4)

Total

8



First Year: Second Semester


 

Category

Course code and tiltle

Credit

Core course

10750360

Policy and Health System

2(2-0-4)

10750460

Nursing Research and Research Utilization

3(3-0-6)

Specialty course

1115xxxx

Theory course number 2 from a selected pathway

2(2-0-4)

1115xxxx

Practical course number 1 from a selected pathway

3(0-9-0)

Total

10



Second Year: First Semester


 

Category

Course code and tiltle

Credit

Specialty course

1116xxxx

Practical course number 2 from a selected pathway

3(0-9-3)

Elective course

111xxxxx

Elective course

3(3-0-6)

Thesis

11169960

Thesis

6(0-0-18)

Total

12



Second Year: Second Semester


 

Category

Course code and tiltle

Credit

Thesis

11169960

Thesis

6(0-0-18)

Total

6

Qualification of Applicants
          To be eligible for admission to the program, candidates must meet the following requirements:
      1. Graduate of accredited Master degree in nursing or its equivalent
      2. Minimum scholastic GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
      3. Nursing professional license in his/her country
      4. BUU English Proficiency Examination, or TOEFL scores of at least 500, or on IELTS of Band 5.5
      5. Published research articles {Plan 1(2) only}
      6. General requirements for admission of graduate students at Burapha University
      7. Three letters of reference
      8. Written statement of goals, reason for interest in the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program) at Burapha University,and research interests
      9. Interview with faculty

Selection Process
          The selection process includes an interview and proof of English proficiency. The candidates are recruited according to the Burapha University Rules & Regulations for admission. Candidates are also required to submit a statement of their professional goals, reason for interest in the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program) at Burapha University, and research interests.

Length of Study
          The Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science is designed to be completed in the three years of full-time study. The program must be completed within six years from the date of matriculation. Other details will be subject to Burapha University Rules and Regulations for full-time and part-time graduate students of 2002.

Evaluation and Graduate Requirement

1 Evaluation 
          Student evaluation is in accordance with Burapha University Rules and Regulations for full-time and part-time graduate student.
2 Graduation Requirements 

Plan 1(2)
      1. Proof of English Proficiency Examination.
      2. Pass Qualifying Examination.
      3. Complete the doctoral dissertation and pass oral dissertation examination.
      4. Provide at least 2 scientific presentations in the national or international nursing academic conference.
      5. Publication or a letter acceptance for a research article to be published in peer reviewed journal.

Plan 2(2) 
      1. Proof of English Proficiency Examination.
      2. Complete all course work required in the program with GPA of at least 3.00 on 4.00 scale.
      3. Pass Qualifying Examination.
      4. Complete the doctoral dissertation and pass oral dissertation examination.
      5. Provide at least 1 scientific presentation in the national or international nursing academic conference.
      6. Publication or having a letter of acceptance of the research article to be published in peer reviewed journal.

Program Committee
      Associate Professor Dr. Nujjaree Chaimongkol
      Associate Professor Dr. Aporn Deenan
      Associate Professor Dr. Chintana Wacharasin
      Assistant Professor Dr. Pornpat Hengudomsub
      Assistant Professor Dr. Waree Kangchai
      Assistant Professor Dr. Yunee Pongjaturawit
      Assistant Professor Dr. Khemaradee Masingboon
      Assistant Professor Dr. Pornchai Jullamate
      Assistant Professor Dr. Naiyana Piphatvanitcha
      Assistant Professor Dr. Chanadchidadussadee Toonsiri

International Collaboration 

United States of America :
      - University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      - University of Washington School of Nursing
      - Shenadoah University, School of Nursing, Virginia
      - Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio
      - George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia
      - University of Utah

Canada :
      - School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland 
      - University of Callgary Australia: - Curtin University of Technology Perth
      - Central Queensland University -Victoria University of Technology 

United Kingdom : 
      - The University of Hull 
      - The University of East Anglia school of Nursing and Midwifery 

Portugal : 
      - University of Porto 

Japan : 
      - National College of Nursing 

China : 
      - School of Nursing,Wenzhou Medical College 
      - Dali Medical College 
      - The University of Victoria 

Korean : 
      - Eulji University Faculty of Nursing 

Indonesia : 
      - Foundation of Carolus Nursing Educational (YPKC), Jakatar 

Kingdom of Cambodia : 
      - Royal University of Phnom Penh 

Research Centers 
          The faculty offers excellence research centers as following:
      1. Excellence Research Center is established to train health care researcher, support faculty members in specific area, and enhance research potential. 
      2. The Caregiver Research center is created to train the caregiver in providing excellence care for chronic illness family member, to create caregiver network, and to develop body of knowledge. 

For more information 
       Please contact Office of Graduate Studies of Faculty of Nursing
Tel; +66 3810 2836, +66 3810 2808
      E-mail: nujjaree@buu.ac.th