Dr. Nanthaphan Chinlumprasert, Associate Dean, Faculty of Nursing Science, and Mrs. Chutilak Phamchera, Managing Director of the Thai Placement Services (TPS) Co. Ltd., a firm that helps to prepare nurses for work overseas, held its last meeting on 2 November, prior to the course's completion. This course, titled, the "Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)" was held from 7 September to 3 November 2002.
All 18 participates who are registered Thai nurses were taught the requirements of CGFNS, what is necessary to work as a Registered Nurse overseas, including increased English language skills, in order to pass a future required English Placement Examination.
TPS and the Faculty of Nursing Science plan to hold more CGFNS courses in the near future. One is scheduled to begin on 4 January 2003.