Role, Functions, and Potential of Healthcare Personnel in the Primary Care Unit

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156264
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Role, Functions, and Potential of Healthcare Personnel in the Primary Care Unit
Abstract:
Role, Functions, and Potential of Healthcare Personnel in the Primary Care Unit
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2006
Author:Thrakul, Supunnee, MS, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Mahidol University
Title:Assistant Professor
Co-Authors:Supanee Senadisai, MS, RN; Autchareeya Patoomwan, PhD, RN; Vajira Kasikosol, MA, RN
The purpose of this research was to analyze role, functions, and potential of health care personnel working in the primary care unit.  The subjects were 10 health care personnel in one Amphur (County) of a province located in the central region of Thailand.  This study was as action research conducting between April 2002 and March 2003.  Data collection was done by using an individual in-depth interview and a focus group discussion.  The instruments were the interview guidelines for the individual interview and focus group interview.  Audiotapes were transcribed verbatim.  Qualitative content analysis of the transcripts was elicited themes.  The results revealed that health care personnel's functions in the primary care unit of the universal health care coverage policy (30 Baht project) was systematic in their role, especially in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental sanitation, home visit, disease screening, health education and counseling.  Primary medical care in the primary care unit requires graduated or well-trained health care provider team: physician, professional nurse, pharmacist or pharmacy assistant.  It is necessary to develop health care personnel's capacity in order to be able to effectively care for patients with confidence and having good quality in developing a variety of health projects to promote health for Thai people.  Basic information from this study would be the knowledge evidence in developing the potentials of the health care personnel in order to improve the effectiveness of their work in the primary care units.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleRole, Functions, and Potential of Healthcare Personnel in the Primary Care Uniten_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156264-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Role, Functions, and Potential of Healthcare Personnel in the Primary Care Unit</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2006</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Thrakul, Supunnee, MS, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Mahidol University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">sthrakul@hotmail.com</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Supanee Senadisai, MS, RN; Autchareeya Patoomwan, PhD, RN; Vajira Kasikosol, MA, RN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">The purpose of this research was to analyze role, functions, and potential of health care personnel working in the primary care unit.&nbsp; The subjects were 10 health care personnel in one Amphur (County) of a province located in the central region of Thailand.&nbsp; This study was as action research conducting between April 2002 and March 2003.&nbsp; Data collection was done by using an individual in-depth interview and a focus group&nbsp;discussion.&nbsp; The instruments were the interview guidelines for the individual interview and focus group interview.&nbsp; Audiotapes were transcribed verbatim.&nbsp; Qualitative content analysis of the transcripts was elicited themes.&nbsp; The results revealed that health care personnel's functions in the primary care unit of&nbsp;the universal health care coverage policy (30 Baht project)&nbsp;was systematic in their role, especially in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental sanitation, home visit, disease screening, health education and counseling.&nbsp; Primary medical care in the primary care unit requires graduated or well-trained health care provider team: physician, professional nurse, pharmacist or pharmacy assistant.&nbsp; It is necessary to develop health care personnel's capacity in order to be able to effectively care for patients with confidence&nbsp;and having good quality in developing a variety of&nbsp;health projects to promote&nbsp;health for Thai people.&nbsp; Basic information from this study would be the knowledge evidence in developing the potentials of the health care personnel in order to improve the effectiveness of their work in the primary care units.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:36:49Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:36:49Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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