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Foundations of Nursing

Practice
Maria Girlie D. Jordan,
MSN
Course Professor
St Paul University
Philippines
Course Description:

Concepts of the foundations of the


science and art of nursing; theoretical,
philosophical, and conceptual models as
foundations of nursing and an analysis of
the trends, issues and future directions of
nursing, including the evolution of the
nursing profession
History & Evolution of
Nursing
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Course Outline
I. Historical Development of Nursing

- This module traces the evolution and


development of the discipline of
nursing from pre-civilization up to
present and the merits of nursing as a
discipline and as a profession
Course Outline
I. Historical Development of Nursing
Rationale:
This module leads to the internalization
of the significance of nursing in the
society and highlights the value of
nursing as a discipline and a
professional that will root the student to
a responsible, committed and
autonomous practice
Course Outline
I. Historical Development of Nursing
Objectives:
At the end of the module, the student shall have:
1. Traced history and development of nursing science
2. Traced the history and development of nursing in
the Philippines
3. Conceptualized the value of nursing as a profession
and discipline.
4. Compare and contrast past and present knowledge
development in nursing to current practice.
Course Outline
II. Theoretical, Philosophical and Conceptual
Models as foundations of Nursing

- This module covers the analysis, evaluation and


utilization of the different foundations of nursing
practice, it also includes an analysis of present
philosophies and the acquisition of knowledge
in nursing which provides the profession its
knowledge base
Course Outline
II. Theoretical, Philosophical and
Conceptual Models as foundations of
Nursing
Rationale:
This module leads to the appreciation of
nursing theories, as a bases for nursing
that will root the student to a scientific era
of the nursing profession
Course Outline
II. Theoretical, Philosophical and Conceptual
Models as foundations of Nursing
Objectives:
The student shall have:
1. Discussed the importance/relevance of
theory in the development of nursing as a
discipline
2. Analyzed and critiqued various theories in
nursing and other disciplines.
Course Outline
III. Current Trends & Issues and the Future
of Nursing

- This covers trends, problems and issues


in nursing education, practice, research
and projections and major influences on
the future of nursing
Course Outline
III. Current Trends & Issues and the Future of
Nursing
Objectives:
The student shall have:
1. Analyzed various trends and issues in nursing
and its implications to the status of nursing
2. Discuss the major influences to the future of
nursing
3. Conceptualized a projected future of nursing
in selected areas of nursing fields.
Course Evaluation

Attendance -10%
Paper requirements-60%
Power point presentations-30%
Total = 100%
Course Requirements
Part 1-History of Nursing (30%)
Trace the historical developments of
nursing from pre-civilization to
present.
Trace the history of nursing in the
Philippines.
Date of submission: January
15,2017
Course Requirements
Part 2-Theories in Nursing ( 30%)
Choose one nursing theory and answer
these questions:
1. Who is the nurse theorist?
2. What is the theory?
3. What are the key concepts,
assumptions, definition of terms of the
theory?
Due date: Dec. 15, 2017
Course Requirements
Part 3 Program Proposal
Identify a pressing issue or problem in
your professional practice.
Provide a program title (cover page)
Give a brief background of the issue or
problem (1 page)in your current
practice.What is the issue or problem?
Program Proposal
What is the issue or problem?
How does the issue/s or problem affect or
impact nursing practice?
What nursing trend can you propose to
solve the issue or problem?
Design a program proposal to implement
this nursing trend. Choose any format.
Due date:Jan. 30, 2017
Submission Guidelines
Submit soft copies of coursework on due
dates: geh_jordan@yahoo.com
Send hard copies of the three
coursework by LBC.
Final date of submission:
Address: Maria Girlie D. Jordan
School of Health Sciences
St Paul University Philippines Tuguegarao City
3500