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Christian University of Thailand

Institution:
Program

Code: FM-ACS-004.02

Bachelor of Nursing Science

Department: Nursing
Section 1: General Information
1. Course Code and Course Title: INUR3308 Nursing Care for Elderly
2. Number of Credits:2(2-0-4)
3. Program: Bachelor of Nursing Science (International Program)
Course Status: Professional Foundation Course

4. Major Instructor: Mrs. Ruffel Joy C. Manalo


Co-Instructors:

Mr. Ariel Jul D. Alon


Mr. Brian Laforteza

5. Semester/ Academic Year:

3/2556

Year of Study:

Second Year Students

Pre-requisite INUR3201 Pathophysiology for Nurses

INUR3302 Nursing Process and Basic Health Assessment

7. Co-requisite (if any)

8. Venue of Study: Nakhon Pathom


9. Date of Course Preparation or Course Revision of the Latest
Version: December 27, 2013

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Section 2: Course Objectives


1. Course Behavior Objectives:
On completion of this course, the students will be able to:

1.1

Explain concepts of the older adults;

1.2

Explain theories of Aging;

1.3

Explain nursing therapeutics of healthy elderly;

1.4 Explain

nursing therapeutics of the older adults with health

problems and palliative care using the nursing process with


emphasis on caring and family participations within legal limitation
and professional code of ethics to meet physical, psychosocial, and

spiritual needs in order to promote, maintain, and protect the health


of the individual, group, family, and the community.

2. Objective of Course Development or Course Improvement:

2.1 To better implement the appropriate nursing management of elderly

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patients in real scenarios.


1. Course Description

Concepts and theories related to the elderly, nursing


therapeutics of the elderly in the normal, deviated and final stages of
life using the nursing process with emphasis on caring and family

participation, within legal limitations and professional code of ethics,

in order to maintain, promote and protect the physical, psychological,


social and spiritual health of individuals, groups, families, and
communities.

2. Teaching Hours per Semester


Lecture

Tutor

Practice/
Practicum/

Self-study

Cooperative
Education
30 hours

as required

60 hours

1.3 Consultation Hours/ Week

15-20 minutes per week


Section 3: Description and Procedure

Section 4: Students Learning Outcomes Development

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1. Ethics and Moral

1.1. Ethics and Morality Development


1.1.1 Have sense of responsibility for themselves and their
performances. (1.1)

1.1.2 Sacrificing, honesty and discipline. (1.2)


o 1.1.3 Professional ethics.

o 1.1.4 Respect for the value and dignity of humanity.


1.1.5 Self-control. (1.5)

o 1.1.6 Distinguish what is good and evil.

o 1.1.7 Ability to utilize ethical principles in dealing with life problems


and issues in nursing practice.

o 1.1.8 A good role model to oneself and to others in professional


practice.

1.2. Teaching strategies used for developing ethics and morale


1.2.1 Establish courses concerning ethics and morale.

1.2.2 Teach ethics and let the students learn from real-life situations.
1.2.3 Teach through role-plays, group discussions and case studies of

real-life situations.

1.2.4 Assigned students to work on group or individual projects

concerning ethics and morale.

1.2.5 Invite special lecturers who have expertise in various topics of

Nursing Care for Elderly course.

1.2.6 Emulate teachers good behavior.

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1.3 Evaluation Methods

1.3.1 Evaluate the ethics and moral project; and observe the students

behavior by teachers.

1.3.2 Evaluate the group projects and reports; evaluate students

performance from the supervisor; and evaluate students performance from


graduates employer after studying Bachelor in Nursing Science.
2. Knowledge

`2.1 Knowledge that Students Gain


o 2.1.1Knowledge and understanding of comprehensive sciences, humanities,
social law and democracy.

2.1.2 Knowledge and understanding of basic health and nursing sciences


and first class midwifery. (2.2)

o 2.1.3 Knowledge and understanding of Research Innovation.

2.1.4 Knowledge and understanding of Medical Nursing Technology,


Communications and Information Technology. (2.4)
o 2.1.5 Knowledge and understanding of current research practices and advanced
technology to adapt with the rapid global and local technological advancements.

Section 4: Students Learning Outcomes Development


2.2 Teaching Methods

2.2.1 Give lectures in class using asking-answering question

techniques.

2.2.2 Assign students to do research.


2.2.3 Present group or individual reports.

2.2.4 Assign students to do a role-play of real life situations

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to strengthen their learning foundation of

different theories in nursing.

2.3.

2.2.5 Use tutorial techniques.

Evaluation Methods

2.3.1 Assess their knowledge by using quizzes.

2.3.2 Assess their knowledge through midterm and final

examination.
reports.

2.3.3 Evaluate their works based on assignments and research


2.3.4 Evaluate their knowledge based on case study

presentations.

2.3.5 Evaluate their knowledge outcomes by graduates employer

after studying Bachelor in Nursing Science.


2.3.6 Evaluate group and written activities

3. Cognitive Skills
3.1 Cognitive and Skills Development
3.1 Possess creativity, critical and analytical thinking as a systematic
way of solving problems. Use professional knowledge and relevant
practical experiences in achieving safe and quality nursing care.
(3.1)

3.2 Can solve problems using the scientific process and the use of
social innovation. (3.2)

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o 3.3 Develop effective problem solving situations.


o 3.4 Student-teacher interactions.

3.2 Teaching Methods


3.2.1 Teach theory and practice in the classroom.
3.2.2 Teaching by using case studies.
3.2.3 Adopt a group discussion.
3.2.4 Assign to do research and give presentation individually or in groups.
3.2.5 Give lectures by experts or preceptors who have expertise of nursing
care based on Nursing Care for Elderly.

Section 4: Students Learning Outcomes Development


3.3

Evaluation Methods

3.3.1

Evaluation of assignments

3.3.1 Written examinations

3.3.2 Written reports, individual or group presentation and role-plays.


3.3.3 Evaluate their cognitive skill outcomes by graduates employer
after studying Bachelor in Nursing Science.

4. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibilities


4.1 Interpersonal Skills and Responsibilities Development

4.1.1 Creative interaction between individuals and groups adapted to


various situations. (4.1)

4.1.2 Can work as a team leader and follower of the various roles
in healthcare services at all levels and in different situations. (4.2)

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4.1.3 Can manifest good leadership skills in emergency situations.


(4.3)

4.1.4 Respect and accept differences among individuals and cultures.


(4.4)

4.1.5 The initiative to think critically as necessary and express this


freely. (4.5)

4.1.6 Show a sense of responsibility for ones duties including a

sense of responsibility for personal, professional and social growth


and development. (4.6)

4.2 Teaching Methods

4.2.1 Integrate the interpersonal relationship content of Perspectives in


Nursing.

4.2.2 Assign students to work as a group.


4.2.3 Establish practical learning activities for students to

participate their interpersonal skills that involves variety of scenarios in both


clinical and community.
4.3 Evaluation Methods

4.3.1 Midterm and final examination


4.3.2 Group performance and learners performance assigned by

the instructor.

4.3.3 Self-assessment and peer evaluation techniques.

4.3.4 Observation of students behavior in class and practicum


evaluation.

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4.3.5 Evaluate their interpersonal skills and responsibility

outcomes by graduates employer studying Bachelor in Nursing Science.

Section 4: Students Learning Outcomes Development


5. Numerical Analysis, Communication and Information Technology
Skills
5.1

Development in Numerical Analysis skills, Communication

and Information Technology Skills Development

o 5.1.1 Can use mathematical and statistical techniques to analyze data


and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data.

o 5.1.2 Can convert the data to quality and appropriate information to


be used in communicating with individuals and groups in a variety
of situations and to be used in hospital procedures properly.

Able to communicate effectively in speaking, listening and writing.


(5.3)

Selection of presentation format, information technology

communication and English usage to suit individual circumstances


and groups. (5.4)

5.2 Teaching Methods


5.2.1 Provide activities that prepare students for clinical

exposure in the ward.

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5.2.2 Use information technology to collect, process, interpret,

and present the information.

5.3

Evaluation Methods

5.3.1 Evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning activities


through oral revalida.

5.3.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning activities

through written examinations.

Section 4: Students Learning Outcomes Development


6. Professional Skills
6.1

Professional Skills Development

o 6.1.1 To practice nursing skills using the art and science of nursing
related to the holistic care of the individual, family and community
which covers health promotion, health maintenance and health

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protection based on caring for the client.

o 6.1.2 Counseling skills in health services for target group from all
ages and states of health.

o 6.1.3 Nursing with faith in the profession by adhering to


professional moral and ethics, professional laws, law and patients
rights.

o 6.1.4 Nursing with a caring mind, volunteerism and a heart of


humanity.

o 6.1.5 Nursing taking into account individual and cultural diversity.


o 6.1.6 To manage all situations effectively.
6.2

Teaching Methods

6.2.1 Case Presentation

6.2.2 Demonstration
6.2.3 Self-study

6.2.4 The role-plays

6.2.5 Practice scenarios


6.2.6 Practice with simulated patients

6.3

Evaluation Methods

6.3.1

Class participation

6.3.3

Case Presentation/Project

6.3.2
6.3.4

Journal Sharing/Assignments
Unit tests

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Section 5: Teaching Plan and Evaluation


1. Teaching Plan:
Numb

Week
Learning Units

er

of

hours
1
Friday
17 Jan
2014
8.0010.00

Explain

the

Learning

older adults

1.1 Definition

of the older adults

1. Active aging
2. Frail elderly

3. Effects of the
aging

population
change

4. Health status
of the older

Lecture
rs

Activities
Theory

Practi
ce

concepts of the 1. Concepts of the


older adults.

Teaching and

Mrs.
Lecture-

Discussi
on

RJC

Manalo

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adults

5. International
6. National
2
Friday

1.2 Ethical issues

24 Jan

in elderly care

2014

issues related to

11.00

elderly and the

National Elderly

Mrs.

on

Manalo

Lecture-

Mrs.

Discussi

RJC

Discussi

1.3 Policies, legal

8.00-

Lecture-

RJC

Plan

1.4 Health services


and social services
for the
3
Friday
31 Jan
2014
8.0011.00

Explain

theories

the

of 2. Aging process

aging process.

-Factors that affects


the aging process:

a. Internal Factors

b. External Factors
-Psychological

changes of the
elderly

-Physiological

changes of the

on

Manalo

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elderly.

4
Friday
7 Feb
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Lecture-

Aging

Discussi

3.1 Biological

on

theories:

Cross linkage
theory

-Free radical theory


-Wear and tear
theory

-Accumulation
theory

-Genetic program
and error theory

3.2 Psychosocial

theories:

-Disengagement
theory

-Activity theory
-Continuity theory

Mr. AJD
Alon

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5
Friday
14 Feb
2014

4. Nursing care for

Lecture-

Mrs.

healthy elderly

Discussi

RJC

4.1. Health

8.00-

on

Manalo

Lecture-

Mrs.

on

Manalo

promotion for the

11.00

Explain
nursing

the

therapeutics for
healthy elderly.

elderly

4.1.1

Physiological health

promotion:

a. Physical
activity

b. Nutrition
c. Sleep
d.

Elimination
6
Friday
21 Feb
2014
8.0011.00

Explain

the

nursing

4.1.2
Psychological

therapeutics for health promotion:


elderly

with

health

problems

and

palliative

care

utilizing

the

nursing process
with

emphasis

3
Discussi

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on caring and
family

participation
within

legal

limits

and

uphold

the

professional

code of ethics
to

meet

physical,

the

psychosocial,
and

spiritual

needs in order
to

promote,

maintain,

and

health

of

the

group,

family,

protect

individual,
and

the

the

community.
4

7
Friday
28 Feb
2014

5. Nursing care of
the older adults
with health

Lecture-

Mrs.

on

Manalo

Discussi

RJC

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problems:

5.1 Health

assessment of the
elderly

-Assessment of the
activities of daily
living

-Assessment of the
cognitive and

mental health
5.2 Applying the

nursing process in
providing care for
the elderly with
physiological
problems:

-Neurologic system
-MS

system
8
Friday
7 Mar
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Midterm Examination
Units

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Cont.

14 Mar

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8.00-

Lecture-

Mrs.

Discussi

RJC

on

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Lecture-

Mr. BS

Discussi

Lafortez

Lecture-

Mr. AJD

Discussi

Alon

11.00
10
Friday
21 Mar
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Cont
-Metabolic

and GI disturbances
-CVS

-Urinary

on

system

-MS disorders
-GUT

disorders
11
Friday
28 Mar
2014

8.0010.00

Cont
-Respiratory

system

-Sensory
-Sexual

relationships

5.3 Applying the

nursing process in
providing care for

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the elderly with


psychological
problems:

-Depression
-Abuse

12
Friday
4 Apr
2014

6. Drugs used in
elderly patients

8.00-

Lecture-

Discussi

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Alon

on

10.00
13
Friday

11 Apr
2014

Mrs.
Case Study

8.00-

RJC

Manalo

10.00
14
Friday

18 Apr
2014

Mrs.
Case Study

8.00-

RJC

Manalo

10.00
15
Friday

25 Apr
2013

8.00-

Quiz
Mrs.
RJC

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Section 5: Teaching Plan and Evaluation


2. Evaluation Plan
Learning

Evaluation Methods

Outcomes
Cognitive Skills
3.1, 3.2

Quizzes/Homework/Class
Participation

Week of

Percentage

Evaluation

of

Evaluation

Week 8/15

10%

Week 15

10%

Week 8

35%

Ethics and Moral


1.1, 1.2, 1.5

Knowledge 2.2,
2.4

Case Presentation on

Ethical Issues in Nursing

Cognitive Skills
3.1, 3.2

Ethics and Moral

Midterm Examination

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1.1, 1.2, 1.5

Knowledge 2.2,
2.4

Cognitive Skills
3.1, 3.2
Ethics and Moral

Final Examination

Week 16

45%

1.1, 1.2, 1.5

Knowledge 2.2,
2.4

Cognitive Skills
3.1, 3.2
Section 6: Teaching Materials
1. Text Book
2.

Eliopoulous, C. (2001). Gerontology nursing. 5 ed., Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Other Materials Required

1. Visualizer and computer

2. PowerPoint Presentations
3 Whiteboard and markers
4 Medical equipment

3. Recommended Materials/ References


1. Course Book via E-course

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Luechenotte,A.G. (2000). Gerontologic nursing. 2nd ed., St. Louis: Mosby.

3. Ferrini, A.F. and Ferrini, R.L. (1992). Healthy in the later years 2nd ed., Medison : WCB
Brown & Benchmark.
4. Miller, C.A. (1998). Nursing care of elder adult: theory and practice 3rd ed.,
Philadelphia : Lippincot.
5. White, L. and Duncan, G. (2002). Medical-surgical nursing: an integrated approach 2nd
ed., NY: Delmar.
6. Christensen, Lauritsen, B. & Oden, E. (2006). Foundations of nursing. 5th.ed. St. Louis:
Mosby.

Section 7: Course Evaluation and Course Operation Improvement


1. Evaluation Strategies of Course Effectiveness by Students

The students evaluate the teaching-learning satisfaction of the

course by using a survey questionnaire provided by the Academic


Services Section of the university.
2. Teaching Evaluation Strategies
2. 1 Peer-evaluation

2.2 Analysis of students grade

3. Teaching Improvement

The course teaching-learning process will be improved based on the

results in Item 1Teaching Strategies Evaluation. Group seminar-

workshops will also be done to share experiences among colleagues.

4. Verification of Standards of Students Achievement in this Course


Standards of students achievement are verified by the Program Administration Committee (department
level), the Academic Committee (college level), and the Education Standard Committee (university level).
These committees evaluate examination papers and grade reports to ensure that the course description and
objectives have been met.

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5. Review and Improvement Plan for the Effectiveness of the Course

The evaluation for 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this section will be considered

for course improvement in the following aspects: course content,


teaching methods, strategies and activities, textbooks and other

reference materials and instructor qualifications for teaching the course.

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(Mrs. Ruffel Joy C. Manalo)

//.

Signed: Dean
(Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lucksana Inklab)
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Signed: . Chairperson of the


Educational Standard Monitoring Committee
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for English Courses (Undergraduate Program)

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Case Presentation on Elderly Ethical Issues


Name:_________________________________________________________
___________________________________________
Title:
______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________
Teaching Unit of the Week:
______________________________________________________________
___________________
DIRECTIONS: Check the column that best represents your rating of the
students presenting the case. The scale is as follows: 5 Outstanding
Very Satisfactory

3 Satisfactory

CRITERIA

2 Unsatisfactory

RATINGS
5 4 3 2 1

1 Very Poor

REMARKS

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discussion of the background for the
report, identification of important
issues or learned, and related to
teaching unit.
2. Coherence and Organization. The
report is expected to be well
organized. Reporter should provide
connections between points. The
presentation should flow together
well with good transitions.
3. Speaking Skills. Student should be
clearly heard throughout the
presentation. Poised, clear
articulation; proper volume, steady
rate; good posture and eye contact;
enthusiasm; confidence.
4. Visual Aids. Quality use of visual
aids; well designed that the content
dramatically enhanced and explain
the presentation.
5. Professionalism. Accepts criticism;
appearance is highly professional;

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show respect at all times; and


patient answers audience queries.
RECOMMENDATIONS

AND

SUGGESTIONS:

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Instructor __________________________
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