History of nursing and nursing science

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP1601
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Salmu, Marita
Teacher Team: Salmu, Marita ; Melender, Hanna-Leena
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SH-2013H   1 spring   2.0        
S-SH-2013T   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2014   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2014   1 spring   2.0        
S-SH-2013VK   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2015   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2015   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2016   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2016   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2017   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2017V   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2017   1 spring   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student
- is able to describe the central phases of early nursing.
- is able to discuss different classic developers of nursing
- understands the importance of Florence Nightingale to nursing and nursing science
- is able to discuss the major developments of nursing in Finland.
- understands the metatheories of nursing as a part of history of nursing science and is able to discuss them.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h
- of which scheduled studies: 22 h
- of which autonomous studies: 30 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites.

Contents

The history of nursing and nursing science

Recommended or Required Reading

Sorvettula, M. 1998. Johdatus suomalaisen hoitotyƶn historiaan. Helsinki. Suomen sairaanhoitajaliitto, pages 19-37, 63-74, 87-132, 307-320, 399-417

Other material presented by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and seminars 12 h, groupwork 4 h, supported e-learning 4 h, exam 2h.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5
The student
- understands the central phases of early nursing.
- is able to discuss different developers of nursing
- understands the role of Florence Nightingale to nursing and nursing science
- is able to discuss the major developments and developers of nursing in Finland.
- understands metatheories as a part of history of nursing science and is able to discuss them.

Grade 3
The student
- is able to describe the central phases of early nursing.
- is able to descibe the classic developers of nursing
- understands the role of Florence Nightingale to nursing
- understands the major developments of nursing in Finland.
- understands the role of metatheories in the history of nursing science

Grade 1
The student
- is able to describe some of the phases in early years of nursing
- identifies the classic developers of nursing
- is familiar with the work of Florence Nightingale
- identifies the major developments of nursing in Finland.
- identifies some of metatheories of nursing science

Assessment Methods

Written assignment 50%, exam 50%

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