School of Medicine Program of Health Sciences Division of Nursing
|Subject Name in
|Principles of Adult Nursing
2nd-Year, First Semester, First Semester
|Days, Periods, and Classrooms
(1st) Weds5-6：HSC Rm 203
|Lectures with interactive works, listening to patients' experiences, deep learning while checking the Internet and literature
||Language on Instruction
Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences
||2nd-grade in Faculty of Medicine Institute of Health Sciences Division of Nursing
Adult nursing, critical care/acute care nursing, rehabilitation nursing, chronic care nursing, palliative care, end-of-life care,Practical work experience
|Special Subject for Teacher Education
（Knowledge and Understanding）
・Knowledge and understanding of health, development and prevention of diseases, and recovery based on psychological functions and environment.
・The knowledge and understanding on nursing practice theory, basic skills and attitude.
・The knowledge・understanding on individual, family and regional health issues and nursing.
・Knowledge and understanding on health care systems and cooperation among nursing professionals and other ones.
・The knowledge and understanding on nursing theory.
Adult nursing provides fundamentals of all clinical nursing areas, which covers from critical care to end-of-life care. Thus this course provides knowledge of major theories and concept related to adult nursing from all health levels and stages. First students study disease structures of Japan, and then pursue nursing care from primary prevention to tertiary prevention with holistic view points.
At the end of this class, students will
- find scholarly interest in creating nursing care for all kinds of health conditions, through learning expanding nursing care fields and nurses' roles and functions.
- be able to think clinical ethics / ethical clinical judgement on how people die and care for dying people
- learn about primary to tertiary prevention of dying with peace and dignity by learning patterns of illness trajectory, and consider way of living.
- Learn about evidence-based clinical practice (EBCP) which is necessary to provide patient safety and quality care. And learn about holistic assessment frameworks on patients.
- Learn about theories and skills on patient education and behavior change.
- Learn about family nursing in terms of a family as a care unit.
Introduction, Nursing fields and nurses' roles and functions
Understanding characteristics of diseases in adult stage.
Survive one's life: Palliative care and end-of-life care
Advance Care Planning
Making a nursing care plan for wholly compensatory system (1)
Making a nursing care plan for wholly compensatory system (2)
Disease management on lifestyle related diseases and chronic disease: Illness trajectory: Stroke
Rehabilitation Nursing: Utilizaing ICF
Critical Care Nursing
Primary prevention for stroke (1)
Illness trajectory: Diabetes Mellitus
Primary prevention for stroke (2)
Patient education and behavior change
Living ways and lifestyle related diseases
At the completion of this course, students need to take the final examination.
1.大西和子 岡部聰子編：成人看護学概論 第2版，Nouvelle HIROKAWA
2.鈴木志津枝 藤田佐和編：慢性期看護論 第3版，Nouvelle HIROKAWA
3.鈴木志津枝 内布敦子編：緩和・ターミナルケア看護論 第2版，Nouvelle HIROKAWA
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|Pre and post assignments are listed in the student course guidebook.
||Final examination 60% (have to take 60% of the examination.)
|Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it
||Faculty with extensive clinical experience, including clinical experience in hospitals in Japan and overseas, working at the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, and research-based community activities, will lecture on the importance and superiority of nursing, and provide nursing activities from a wide perspective.
|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.