International Nursing Seminar 2024

The senior students of Bernadette de Lourdes School of Nursing Science (BLNS) at Assumption University of Thailand organized the International Nursing Seminar on the topic of Social Media and Nursing Image; Pros and Cons: Different Perspectives on March 21, 2024 at Salle d’ Expo, Hua Mak Campus 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. Naree Achwarin, and Dr. Supa Pudkasam. It aimed to determine the impact of social media on the public perception of the nursing profession, develop strategies for nurses to maintain and enhance their professional image, and encourage nursing professionals to leverage social media for educational purposes, advocacy, and professional development. There were 120 internal participants and 150 external participants joining this seminar.

Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, the President- Rector Magnificus of Assumption University of Thailand kindly delivered the opening address of this seminar.

There were two sessions as follows:

Session I: Current Nursing Image: What does it reflect positively or negatively by
                 Prof. Dr. Siriorn Sindhu, The President of Nurses’ Association of


Session II: Utilizing social media re-branding nursing image (panel discussion)


                  Prof. Dr. Pinthusorn Pattayakorn, MSN Program Coordinator,
                            Department of Nursing, California State University San
                            Bernardino, USA

                  Ms. Jariya Pungpang, Senior Supervisor of Samitivej Chinatown

                 Ms. Jeidi Carrion-Fajardo, President Committee, Coyote Student Nurses
                             Association, California State University San Bernardino, USA