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 TB270303 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 慢性疾患ケア看護学特論3
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Lecture on Chronic Care Nursing 3
モリヤマ ミチコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon1-2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and discussion. 
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, CNS in Chronic Care students, need to take in the first year
Keywords Chronic Illness, Family Nursing, Illness trajectory, Caring, Spirituality 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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<Course Description>
This course provide knowledge of theories and concepts for students which is critically important to understand people with chronic illness and the families. Through this course students will understand people's experience of living with illness and long-term impairment, and the sufferings. In addition to this, students will learn malcircular relationships and the background among family members which disturb healing and recover; then acquire skills of intervening into the families with complicated, difficult-resolving problems, and supporting their growth.
Upon completion of the course the students will be able to;
1. Understand characteristics of chronic illness and living experiences of the people from subjective perspective.
2. Understand complicated, difficult-solving problems and the background of the people and the families.
3. Learn conc 
Class Schedule lesson1 & 2 (Prof. Yuriko Kuroe)
What is chronic illness/Live experience having illness
-Caring for people with chronic illness
-Illness trajectory and illness narrative
lesson3 & 4
Session 1: Understanding people with chronic illness: Major concepts and theories
-Self-concept & Social roles
-Social relationships & social support
Session 2-1: Understanding people with chronic illness: Major concepts and theories
-Process of illness being internalized (Stigma, Social isolation, Defense mechanism)
Session 2-2: Understanding people with chronic illness: Major concepts and theories
- (non)-compliance & (non)-adherence
People with chronic illness and the families(1): Understanding illness, suffering, & spirituality
-Understanding importance of family support and intervention
People with chronic illness and the families(2): Understanding illness, suffering, & spirituality
-Understanding suffering & malcirculation of families
-Illness narrative
Chronic illness & families(1) : Understanding sufferings, background of complicated, difficult-resolving problems regenerated in particular contexts.
Chronic illness & families(2-1): Family nursing assessment model--family structure: case analysis and approach methods
Chronic illness & families(2-2): Family nursing assessment model--family development: case analysis and approach methods
Chronic illness & families(2-3): Family nursing assessment model--family functions: case analysis and approach methods
Chronic illness & families(3-1): Application of the family assessment model-- How to deal with and support families.
Chronic illness & families(3-2): Application of the family assessment model--How to deal with and support families.
Chronic illness & families(3-3): Application of the family assessment model
How to deal with and support families.

Two assignments listed in the course guidebook. 
-Lubikin & Larsen (Eds.). (2012). Chronic illness: Impact & interventions (8th ed.). Jones & Bartlett Pub
-Wright & Leahey. (2012). Nurses and Families A Guide to Family Assessment and Intervention(6th ed.). F A Davis
-谷山洋三、伊藤高章、窪寺俊之著, 関西学院大学キリスト教と文化研究センタ 
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Preparation and
Reading lists and pre and post assignments are listed in the course guidebook.
Students need to take at least 2 families and practice family interveiwings.
Based on this report, we discuss the assessment and intervetions. 
Grading Method Attendance and participation 60%
2 reports 40% 
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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