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Nursing Science Basics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Nursing Science Basics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Health care management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2008
Module code: BAME-111
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral exam, module work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BAME-111 Health care management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2008 , semester 1, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martha Meyer
Prof. Dr. Martin Knoll
Prof. Dr. Martha Meyer

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Learning outcomes:
This module provides an overview of major historical-professional developments in nursing and health professions. After successfully completing this module, students will understand the consequences for the development of these professions in the context of other occupational groups and interpret them from a sociological perspective. The legal foundations of the professions are well known and can be explained in the context of professionalization and academization. Current developments in health policy will also be addressed and their consequences introduced into the debate on the professionalization of nursing and healthcare occupations..

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Module content:
1. Introduction
· Important historical developments
  References to other health care and social service professions and organizations.
2. Development of the professional field of nursing
  Classification of nursing and health care professions
  Regulations and institutions for training
· Regulations, educational institutions
· Approaches to professionalization
3. Nursing care and institutions
  National and international professional associations/interest groups
· EG, WHO, ICN: Organization,
· Healthcare policy involvement by nursing and healthcare professions

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Teaching methods/Media:
Print and electronic media, slides

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Recommended or required reading:
· Steppe, Hilde: Krankenpflege im Nationalsozialismus. Frankfurt/M. (Mabuse) 2001.
· Wolff, Hans-Peter und Jutta Wolff: Geschichte der Krankenpflege. Basel (Recom) 1994.
· Nightingale, Florence: Bemerkungen zur Krankenpflege. Frankfurt/M. (Mabuse) 2005.
· Ostner, Ilona und Almut Krutwa-Schott. Krankenpflege - ein Frauenberuf. Bericht über eine
empirische Untersuchung. Frankfurt/M. (Campus) 1981.
· Bischoff, Claudia: Frauen in der Krankenpflege. Zur Entwicklung von Frauenrolle und
Frauenberufstätigkeit im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. (Campus) neueste Auflage.
· Ostner, Ilona und Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim: Mitmenschlichkeit als Beruf. Eine Analyse des Alltags in der Krankenpflege. Frankfurt/M. (Campus) 1979.
· Robert Bosch Stiftung (Hg.): Denkschrift Pflegewissenschaft. Stuttgart (Bleicher) 1996.
· Robert Bosch Stiftung (Hg.): Pflege braucht Eliten. Stuttgart (Bleicher) 1993.

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