International Nursing Seminar 2023

The senior nursing students organized the international nursing seminar, entitled “Big Data in Healthcare and Nursing: Effective Application in Practice and Research” on Friday, March 24, 2023 at Salle d’ Expo, Hua Mak Campus, Assumption University of Thailand  and online zoom platform. This seminar was a part of  the course NS 4322 Professional Socialization II under the supervision of Dr. Phat Prapawichar, Dr. Nungruetai Kanchantr, and Dr. Supa Pudkasam. There were 106 participants attending this seminar through online zoom platform from both Thailand and abroad and 30 participants attending the seminar at Salle d’ Expo. Dr. Vindhai Cocracul, Vice President for Academic Affairs kindly delivered the opening address for this seminar. The programme consisted of three sections as the followings:

  • Session 1: Overview of Big Data in Thailand and the US Healthcare System: The utilization and implementation in nursing, healthcare services, and research by
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Karn Yongsiriwit, Ph.D., Head of Digital Innovation Program, College of Digital Innovation Technology, Rangsit University, Thailand.
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Tykeysha Thomas, Ph.D., MSN., RN., PHN., PCCN., CNE., Assistant Professor, BSN co-Assistant Program Director in Department of Nursing, College of Natural Science, California State University, San Bernardino, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Pinthusorn Pattayakorn, Ph.D., RN., SCRN., Professor, MSN Coordinator in Department of Nursing, California State University, San Bernardino, USA

Session 2: The current issues and solutions for using big data in the real nursing practice (Panel Discussion)


  • Dr. Nuttapol Yuwanich, PhD., RN., formal nursing instructor in Adult and Elderly Health Nursing and Program Director of the Bilingual Nursing Program, School of Nursing Science, Rangsit University, Thailand
  • Prof. Dr. Usavadee Asdornwised, PhD., RN., Instructor, Department of Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Ms. Kanyarat Suwanprasert, RN., Hospital Support Manager (Nursing Informatics and Special project), Bangkok Hospital, Thailand

Session 3: Challenges of using big data in the healthcare setting: Issues with security, privacy, standards in management and research


  • Mr. Prakorn Chayanuwat, Chief Group Data Protection Officer and Division Manager, Office of the CIO Data Governance, PDPA Compliance and DPO Privacy Office, BNH Hospital and Samitivej Hospitals Group, Thailand