|Course code module||SP-VPLVR016|
|Semester:||1st and 2nd semester|
|Study load (hours)||140|
|Instructor(s)||Bart Van Rompaey|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:||faculty decision|
The student has the competencies of a Bachelor in Nursing
Bachelor's degree in nursing
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
The ability to reflect on questions regarding nursery in a general conceptual framework and preferentially using concepts related to nursery
The ability to reason in an abstract and consistent manner about questions related to nursery in the clinical practice.
The ability to reason in an abstract and consistent manner about nursery-related scientific research
Understand, ameliorate and sustain the quality of decisions regarding optimal nursing care.
Understand, ameliorate and sustain scientific research regarding optimal nursing care.
3. Course content
In SFKV1 the different aspects of conceptualising and reasoning, conceptual frameworks and theories are studied.
The following topics are taught in lectures:
Nursing and obstetrics as a practical scientific discipline.
National and international tendencies in the nursing related professionalizing process.
Organisation of healthcare in Belgium
Care programs and clinical pathways
Ethical handling and professional code
Philisophy of evidence-based nursing
Best practice and research in healthcare
Integration of evidence in clinical practice
Referential frameworks for theory-building regarding nursery
Theories regarding nursery
Models regarding nursery
The nursery process
Shifting the emphasises from “process” to “outcome”
Dissimilarities in ‘result’: 1ste and 2nd level healthcare
Dissimilarities in GVO: obstetrics
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesTutorialsSkills training
Personal work: ExercisesSupervised self-studyProject-based work - individualProject-based work - in group
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed bookMultiple choice
Written assignment: Without oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
The powerpoint presentations of the lectures will be available via Blackboard. At the beginning of the lessons, handouts will be provided.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Offringa, M., Assendelft, W., Scholten, R. Inleiding in evidence-based medicine Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum, 2003, ISBN 90 313 4006 5
Smith, P., James, T.,Lorentzon, M.,Pope, R. Shaping the facts: Evidence-based Nursing and Health Care.Churchill Livingstone, 2004, ISBN 0443 064377
In every course FKV the recommended literature will be prescribed for certain topics.