International Conference: "Enhancing Continuity of Care Through the Science and Art in Nursing and Midwifery"
October 7- 8, 2022


Associate Professor Dr. Praneed Songwathana

Director, Research center for Prevention and Care for People in Emergency and Trauma Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Dr Praneed has been one of the most outstanding staff working in the Adult and Elderly Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University in Southern Thailand. After she graduated in the doctoral degree at University of Queensland, Australia, she has been involved with several researches both in clinical and non-clinical research, and academic work. She has experienced in working with people in cultural diversity in both clinical and community settings using a variety of qualitative approaches and experimental (intervention) designs. She has also engaged and delivered health and nursing services, particularly among vulnerable populations and within trauma and emergency care settings. She has been supervised and collaboratively worked with nurses, academic staff in several institutions both at national and international level. She has received several research awards such as from Thailand Nursing Council, University and Faculty since the year 2003.
As a team leader in Research Center for prevention and care of emergency and trauma, she has currently brought her expertise in Transitional care, Cultural Competence, Guideline development and implementation including evidence based knowledge to improve advanced nursing practice. Currently, she conducts a large project which aimed to strengthen the continuum care, integrated care system and emergency care services for clients living in a pandemic and within aging society. In addition, translation science to improve quality of care and health outcomes of both patients and caregivers particularly for those who violated by terrorism in southern Thailand and those who are vulnerable such as older or disabled people is the highly concerns. Her affiliation in Thailand has been a significant role with Thailand Nursing Council and Advanced Practice Nursing Association in terms of research and academic activities as a committee, curriculum developer and membership.