SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
MA IN NURSING
COURSE SYLLABUS (Mixed Mode)
Subject Code: BCNG 501
Subject Title: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK FOR NURSING PRACTICE
Credit Units: 3.0
This professional course deals with nursing theories, concepts, framework and models for nursing. It also includes a review of the development of the discipline of nursing, the origin, development and progress of nursing theories and their applicability to current practice. The history and phases of the nursing process are discussed in relation to the development of different nursing theories. A discussion of middle range nursing theories and some examples are added.
At the end of the course, the graduate student will have achieved an optimal level of knowledge and understanding of the theoretical bases of nursing practice as well as an appreciation of the roles and functions of theories.
|CONTENTS |SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES |REQUIREMENTS |STRATEGIES |EVALUATION | |MODULE 1. INTRODUCTION TO THEORY |At the end of the lessons, the | | | | |Lesson 1. The Discipline of Nursing |graduate student will be able to: |Answer learning activities on pp.11 |Face- to- face meeting: |Participation in ONLINE activities | |Lesson 2. Nursing Metaparadigm |Summarize the evolution/ development | |Lecture/ discussion using power point | | |Lesson 3. The Nursing Process |of nursing. | |presentation |Completion and timely submission/ | | |Discuss the metaparadigm of nursing | |Sharing |posting of assignments/ learning | | |Discuss thoroughly the nursing | | |activities. | | |process. | |Online activities: | | | | | |Class discussion via VLES |Quality and content of all submitted| | | | |Use of Email as additional |requirements | | | | |communication tool | | | | | |Use of internet for additional | | | | | |research work and activities. | | | | | | | | |MODULE 2. THEORY DEVELOPMENT IN | |1. Discuss the importance of theory in | |...