The Development of Critical Thinking of Nursing Science Students

Main Article Content

พิมพ์พัฒน์ จันทร์เทียน
ทัตติยา นครไชย
จุรีภรณ์ เจริญพงศ์
สัมพันธ์ มณีรัตน์
ดวงทิพย์ อนันต์ศุภมงคล


The objectives of this study were to study critical thinking skills, critical thinking skills after participation in critical thinking skills workshop, and opinion of the nursing students on the workshop of first year nursing students at Kasam Bundit University in the 2018 academic year. The sample consisted of 65 first year nursing students at Kasem Bundit University. The research instrument was a critical thinking skills test. The results revealed that the mean score of critical thinking skills of the students was moderate. After participating in the critical thinking skills workshop, the students showed an increased critical thinking score but still in moderate level. Additionally, the students were very satisfied with the workshop.


Download data is not yet available.

Article Details

Research articles


Facione,N.C. & Facione, P.A.(1996). Externalizing the critical thinking in knowledge development and clinical judgment. Retrieved June 1, 2006. Available:
Phromnoi, Chantra, Phromthep, Nathapha & Tasaneesuwan, Samanan (2555). Critical thinking ability of 4th year nursing students, Faculty of Nursing Prince of Songkla University. Journal of Songklanagarind Nursing. Year 32, Issue 3 September - December 2012.
Phuengchantadet, Naowanit and Chankaew, Prapaphan. (2016) Factors Related to Critical
Thinking of Nursing Students Police Nursing College. Journal of Police Nurses. 16(1), 125-133.
Srisawad, Kanchana and Yotsri, Yupin (2559). Research report on critical thinking skills of nursing students. Academic papers and presentation of the 5th national research on potential development. Research for sustainable development. Western University, Bangkok.

Susaurat, Praphansiri. (2551). Development of thinking (2nd edition) Bangkok: 919 Printing
Waiyasurasingha, Laddawan and Nipruchinda, Supawadee. (2554). The development of instructional model based on the concept of real-life learning in order to enhance learning achievement and critical thinking ability of nursing students at Borommarajonani College of Nursing. Suphan Buri. Journal of Nursing and Education, 4 (3), 63-77.
Watthanawilai,Nutcha, Jongkanyanyu, Passaporn, Banjongmanee, Rawichuda and Leangwiwat, Kwanchai. (2552) Factors Influencing Academic Achievement in Accounting Principles 1: A Case Study of Accounting Faculty Students Bangkok University. Available from: