Completion of this course of study will prepare the students to be an informed member the global profession of Nursing. Students will be introduced to the challenges and complexities of culture, politics of health care and help develop the critical thinking skills need to assess and deliver care in a culturally sensitive manner. Students will learn to analyses other ideas and cultures to see how Japanese culture can help, enrich or learn from them.
Contents of this subject （授業内容）
Introduction to International Nursing. In the beginning, students will learn about definition as necessary. Students will learn the situation and characteristic of the Health in the world and Millennium Development Goals. This course is researched based requiring the student to develop their data collection and analysis skills. Students will learn how the economy, social status, education, environment, gender, a problem of population, the condition of nourishment, labor, child solders, trauma, First Aid, incident response and control, traditional medicine, refugees, infection, and future global issues such as genetic counselling. Vaccination, endemics and population exodus.
International Nursing is a student centered, living action research approach to higher education. For each subject, students will complete On line reflective journals to evidence their critical thinking and engagement with the curriculum material, On line self-study tests and evaluate their learning on line. Session evaluation to develop reporting skills. A Portfolio of learning will be developed to evidence the process of knowledge assimilation. A final end of course web exam will be taken.
回 Contents（内容） Object（学習課題） Module 0.0. Administration. Introduction to the course methodology, examples of what is required and how to do it. Students will need active email address for setting up their log in details for the course web site.
Module 1. History of nursing in the world, Asia, Islam, religious orders and west. Models of nursing focus on the Nightingale model as modern history of nursing. International Nursing looks at how politics has shaped what we consider is the truth and offers insights to other historic nursing systems for the students to research.
Module 2. Learning tools and systems; A basic introduction This section of the course introduces the student to action research, the web and web research. On line testing, portfolios, reflective journals and critical thinking.
Module 3. Introduction to International Nursing. 1 This section introduces students to the complexity of culture and socialization within a culture. Nationalism, Global citizenship.
Module 4.Medicine and Health in the world. Insurance: Health care or wealth care? discuss Students look at health care as a business, as a policy within the country and research the different political controls in health care. Including drug companies and corporate interest. Who controls health care?
Module 5.Cultural research. 1 Students will in their groups carry out research on selected countries and present their finding to the class for discussion. Students will compare and contrast Japans system with those of their selected country. Students will be in groups and their country to research will be allocated by draw. The following will be researched. Location, population, Gross National Product. World rating. Political structure, education structure Healthcare systems. Birth rate, industries? Start group Portfolio
Module 6.Cultural research. 2 Students will in their groups carry out research on selected countries and present their finding to the class for discussion. Students will compare and contrast Japans system with those of their selected country Education, medical and nurse education. Do they have a national council? What is the system of training Doctors and Nurses? What are the pathways open in their culture to access nurse training? What are the major health issues? World Health Organization listings ( Health) Portfolio building
7.Cultural research. 3 Students will in their groups carry out research on selected countries and present their finding to the class for discussion. Students will compare and contrast Japans system with those of their selected country. Period 1. Presentation of findings, peer to peer evaluation. Period 2. Discussions on presentation, Portfolio building
Module 8.Human rights and ethics in the world, Terrorism and Health. Sexual slavery and trafficking. 世界における人権と倫理、テロリズムと健康、性的奴隷、人身売買 Period 1. What is a terrorist? How is terrorism effect health, nationally, internationally? What types of terror attacks have been used on health? Sexual slavery and trafficing Period 2. Discussions, Portfolio building
Module 9.Population in the world and family planning, Gender issues. A boy baby is better than a girl baby?? Discuss. Period 1. Population issues? Birth control, religion, trends. Period 2. Discussions, Portfolio building
Module 10.Nourishment in the world. /Malnutrition and obesity. Clean water. Period 1. Famine, hunger, obesity? Clean water.. Period 2. Discussions, Portfolio building
11.Mental Health and Health for Child labour, Child soldiers, trauma and accident. Period 1. International mental health. War, child soldiers, traumatic stress disorder. Natural disasters Period 2. Discussions, Portfolio building
12.Health and Traditional Medicine (CAM) in the world. Healing, Magic, mystery or facts.. Discussion? Period 1. Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Natural healing Kikou healing, shamanic healing, healing culture and systems. Period 2. Discussions, Portfolio building
13.Global Health issues.1： Childhood Morbidity a.)infections;, measles, mumps, whooping cough, cholera , scarlet fever, jaundice, hepatitis, HIV. MDRTB b.)b) environmental, malnutrition, rickets etc. c.)Pandemics Period 1. Research selected diseases and their aetiology. Period 2. Discussion and Portfolio building
14.Global Health issues.2：Pneumonia, TB , MDRTB diarrhoea, malaria, another infection and vaccination Period 1. Research selected diseases and their aetiology. Period 2. Discussion and Portfolio building
15.Final on line web test, session evaluation , hand in portfolios ( Group)
Period 1. Online web test. Period 2. Course debrief and evaluation.
A condition for taking this subject：留意事項(履修条件他)
English is the international language for communication. Students may need help with their English skills and will be encouraged to attend the English circle where conversation help from a native speaker will be available. Smart phones, translator may be used in all these sessions to assist the student in comprehension. No percentage of marks are awarded for attendance. If you are absent without due reason over 4 times, you will not be able to be awarded any credit. Tutorials are on an open door policy
Sessional web links will be given to the students as start references for research via google and made available on the course google webpage.
Final Target（最終到達目標） The method of study（学習法） 評価方法
By the end of this course of study the students will have be introduced to the complexity and challenges that make up the subject of International Nursing. They will be familiar with up to date ideas and have experience of research, analyzing data, presenting and discussing International Nursing.
Action Research using mixed methods of data collection, analysis and critical engagement through debate and reflective journals, online self-testing and portfolio building.
1.Online self-testing knowledge reviews, 14 times (15%) 2.Reflective journal entry in portfolio 14 times (15%) 3.Session evaluation 14 times (15 %) 4.Reading and research writing (15%) 4.Interactive World Map test 15% 5.Final Exam On line 25 % THIS WAS THE CURRICULUM AS IT STOOD AFTER PASSING THE EDUCATION MINISTRY REQUIREMENTS. iT HAS BEEN MODIFIED TO INCLUDE BLENDED LEARNING CURRICULUM
Portfolio living case study. Opened April 2017
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