IJSSH 2014 Vol.4(1): 15-18 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2014.V4.311

Volunteer Spirit Enhancement of Nurses in Three Southern Border Provinces, Thailand

Sarinda Puti
Abstract—Nurses must care patients with holistic care. Such work requires volunteerism which helps change people's way of life and social. The purposes of this research were to study 1) the relationship between volunteer spirit activities of nurses withthe perceivedandthe perception volunteer spirit activities;2) the beta weight of factors contributing to volunteer spirit activitiesof nurses and 3) the volunteer spirit enhancement of nurses. The target consisted of 318 nurses were conducted 33 hospitalsinthreesouthern border provinces,Thailand which attended a workshop between August 2012 to March 2013. The instruments used in the research were questionnaire about the perceived and the perception of volunteer spirit activities. The reliability of instruments was .89. The data were analyzed by frequency distribution, percentage, multiple correlations and multiple regressions.The findings were as follows: 1) The multiple correlations co-efficient between the volunteer spirit activities with perceived and perception of volunteer spirit activities were statistically significant at .01 level. 2) The perception and perceived of volunteer spirit activities positively contributed to volunteer spirit activities which were statistically significant at .01 level. The beta weight of the factors which contributed to volunteer spirit activities is at 34.30 percentages.

Index Terms—Nurse, perceived, perception, three southern border provinces, volunteer spirit activities.

Sarinda Puti is with the Prince of Songkla University. Pattani campus, Thailand (e-mail: psarinda@gmail. com).

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Cite:Sarinda Puti, "Volunteer Spirit Enhancement of Nurses in Three Southern Border Provinces, Thailand," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 15-18, 2014.

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