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 TB250103 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 看護理論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Nursing Theory
モリヤマ ミチコ,オオヒラ ミツコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon9:HSC Rm 205, (2nd) Mon10
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lectures and students’ presentation 
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  
Keywords The structure of nursing theory, the application of the theories to nursing practice/research, the methods for theory construction, the history of nursing theory 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Upon the completion of the course, the students will be able to;
1. understand the components of nursing theories and its developmental process,
2. comprehend and explain phenomena in nursing, and apply the theories to nursing practice, and
3. understand and explain the usefulness of nursing theories in the roles of a CNS. 
Class Schedule lesson1: What is nursing theory?
lesson2: The historical development in nursing theory
lesson3: The components and structure of nursing theory
lesson4: The application of various nursing theories to nursing practice
lesson5: As above
lesson6: As above
lesson7: As above
lesson8: As above
lesson9: The application of non-nursing theories to nursing practice
lesson10: Concept development: synthesis, derivation and analysis
lesson11: Concept analysis: application
lesson12: Statement development: synthesis, derivation and analysis
lesson13: Theory development: synthesis, derivation and analysis
lesson14: Concept, statement and theory testing
lesson15: Discussion

Students' presentaiton (Lectures 4~8)
Wriiten assignment (at the end of the course) 
Walker, L.O., & Avant, K.A (著), Strategies for Theory Construction in Nursing (4th Edition), Prentice Hall, 2004.
Fawcett, J. (1995). Analysis and evaluation of conceptual models of nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.
Fawcett, J. (1993). Analysis and evaluation of conceptual models of nursing. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.
Meleis, A.I. (2007). Theoretical nursing: development & progress (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 
PC or AV used in
Power point 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prior to the classes, please read assgined books and chapters 
Grading Method Class attendance (30%), presentation (50%), and written assignment (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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