Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code TB206001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 成人看護方法学特論
Subject Name
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Lecture on Chronic Care & Family Nursing
モリヤマ ミチコ,カザワ カナ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon3-4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
lecture, field works, case analysis 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences
Eligible Students Master's program
Keywords Chronicity, Illness Narrative/ illness explanatory model, Suffering, Caring, Narrative Approach, Reconstuction of practice 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
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<Course Description>
Through this course, students will critically reflect their past practices and acquire the chronic care nursing perspective from a viewpoint of patient's experience(emic perspective), which is a paradigm shift from the medical model to the care model.
In addition to this, students will learn about qualitative research methods for deepening understandings of complicated, difficult-resolving problems related to chronic illness, the background, and behaviors of people who live with chronic illness. Students also learn and acquire skills of applying the illness explanatory models and the narrative approach to people who suffer from chronic illness and conditions.
Upon completion of the course the students will be able to;
1. Acquire a viewpoint of patient's experience(emic perspective) applying phenomenological, medical anthropological, ethnographica 
Class Schedule lesson1 to lesson3
What is chronicity?
Strategies to understand chronicity and people with chronic illness and their families.
lesson4 to lesson11
Case analysis based on theories
Research methodologies and background philosophy and theories
lesson12 to lesson15
Illness & suffering, the illness explanatory model, narrative approach
How to professionally support people with chronic illness and their families
Restructuring clinical nursing practice

Report of case studies (also present at the class)
Field works 
・Anselm L. Strauss. (1984). Chronic illness and the quality of life. Mosby-Year Book
・Patricia Benner & Judith Wrubel. (1989). The Primacy of Caring- Stress and Coping in Health and Illness. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
・Arthur Kleinman (1989). The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing, And The Human Condition. Basic Books
・Max Van Manen. (1990). Researching Lived Experience-Human Science for and Action Sensitive Pedagogy. State University of New York Press.
・浮ヶ谷幸代:病気だけど病気ではない. 誠信書房
・野口裕二:物語としてのケア-ナラティヴ・アプローチの世界へ. 医学書院
・小森康永・野口裕二・野村直樹編著:ナラティヴ・セラピーの世界. 日本評論社 
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Preparation and
<Lesson 1 to 3>
Read books listed below.
- Chronic illness and the quality of life
- 「病気だけれど、病気ではない」
- whatever related to experiences of being patient and/or family
<Lesson 4 to 11>
-The Primacy of Caring
<Lesson 12 to 15>
-Illness narrative
Grading Method Participation 60%
Presentation of case analysis 20%
Field works report  20% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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