Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Medicine Program of Health Sciences Division of Nursing
Lecture Code I3132201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 家族看護学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Oncology Nursing
モリヤマ ミチコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri7:HSC Rm 301, (4T) Fri8-10
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
lecture and role plays 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences
Eligible Students 3rd-grade in Faculty of Medicine Institute of Health Sciences Division of Nursing
Keywords family, assessment model, intervention model, family development, system, family in contexts 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
<Course description>
This course provides knowledge of / helps students to understand family health promotion, and sufferings / growth of families with having family members with illness and impairment, and how to support them as a nursing profession.
<Learning objectives>
Through this course students will be:
1. Learn that family nursing is placed as an independent academic field as well as  subcategories of every nursing specialty area.
2. Learn the history and trend of family nursing in worldwide.  
3. Learn definition of family nursing, family structure, function, and cultural influence on them.
4. Realize a relation between family beliefs and illness, family's influence on generation of illness and recovery, and influence of illness on a family.
5. Understand a nursing role to support families.
6. Learn theories, models, and concepts related to family nursing.
7. Acquir 
Class Schedule lesson1
Position, history, and world trend of family nursing
Family definition, structure, function, and cultural influence
Relations between families and illnesses, and role of nurses.
Theories, models, and concepts of family nursing.
The Calgary Family Assessment Model
CFAM with a case study
The Calgary Family Intervention Model
-How to conduct interviewing
-Chronic illness and families
An approach to families in the context of having a baby (family generation)
-A case study
An approach to families in the context of having a child with illness
-A case study
An approach to families in the context of having a elderly family member with dementia
-A case study
An approach to families in the context of having a family member who is terminally ill
-A case study

At the completion of this course, students are assigned the below
-Fainal examination
-Case report 
森山美知子著:ファミリー・ナーシング・プラクティス. 医学書院
Kaakinen, Coehlo, Steele, Tabacco, & Hanson (Eds.). (2014). Family health care nursing: theory, practice, and research. F.A.Davis.
Videos: Family Nursing, #1 to #5
DVD (movies):
-A man loves a woman
-Mr. Holland's Opus
-My life 
PC or AV used in
textbooks, computer, DVD, Video 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1. Watch Family Nursing Videos #1 to #5
2. Watch DVD movies listed above
3. Read textbooks 
Grading Method Attendance and participation  40%
Final examination  20%
Case report  20% (Students pick-up one family who you took care of during nursing practicum from any field, apply CFAM to the case and assess the family.) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it As a clinical nurse (chronic disease nursing, geriatric nursing clinical nurse specialist), I have provided nursing care from the highly acute stage to the community. I have rich clinical experiences and books on family nursing. Using this experience, students can learn rich family cases. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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