Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code TB206601 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 成人看護方法開発学特講
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Advanced Lecture on Chronic Care & Family Nursing
モリヤマ ミチコ,キョウ エイ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues1-2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Seminar, discussion, 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 Doctoral course students
Keywords Healthcare delivery system, Nursing case management, Interventional research, Primary care, Community organization, Disease management, Healthy Company, Family nursing 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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<Course description>
Through this course, students will learn research methodologies in order to conduct nursing research, and the background philosophy and theories.
1. Learn outcome research/clinical intervention research methodologies, such as how to improve clinical indicators and/or to provide best practice in a certain area of care.
Those will be also discussed; outcome management, process management, service delivery structures, service combination among medical treatment, nursing care, rehabilitation, nursing case management; social security system in Japan and other countries and the comparison.
2. Learn qualitative research methodologies and the background philosophy
3. Learn development of scales, assessment/intervention tools to improve nursing care and QOL
4. Discuss wide range of theories and concepts related to nursing and health sciences, and learn ab 
Class Schedule lesson1
lesson2 to 6
Discuss on students' research themes: research questions, theoretical background, historical background, conceptual frameworks
lesson7 to 11
Discuss on research methodologies, philosophical background
lesson12 to 15
Develop own theories, start research process, present the progress

Doctoral dissertation progress 
-Beth L. Rodgers & Kathleen A. Knafl. Concept Development in Nursing (2nd. Ed). Philadelphia: Saunders.
Research textbooks 
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Preparation and
Lesson 1 to 10: Investigate and serach related journal papers and research results.  Prepare a research conceptual framework and research design
Lesson 11 to 15: Prepare presentation 
Requirements Distant learning using Skype and e-mail is permitted. 
Grading Method Participation in discussion  60%
Steps of developing a doctoral dissertation (written paper submission)  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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