Nursing models and theories, clinical aspects of a care programme

Course Code :5007GENVEV
Study domain:Nursing and midwifery
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st/2nd semester
Contact hours:25
Credits:5
Study load (hours):140
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Olaf Timmermans
Peter Van Bogaert
Danny Van heusden
Stijn Slootmans
Evi Matthys
Luka Van Leugenhaege
Ines Vercalsteren
Sandrine Meynendonckx
Eva Goossens

3. Course contents *

The various aspects of conceptualisation and reasoning, concept frameworks and theories are studied in SFKV1.    The following subjects are taught during lectures:  

Nursing and midwifery as a scientific practical discipline

National and international trends in the professionalisation of nursing

Organisation of health care in Belgium Care programmes and clinical pathways

Ethical actions and professional code of conduct  

Philosophy of evidence-based nursing

Best practices and research in health care

Integration of evidence in clinical practice

Reference frameworks for nursing theories

Nursing theories

Nursing models

The nursing process

Shift in focus from “process” to “outcome”

Inequalities in the “outcome”: Primary and secondary health care

Inequalities in health information and education: midwifery