Fundamentals of Nursing Theory

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17PMSZTO KZ 3 2P Czech
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection

History of nursing, especially in Europe and Czech Republic. Key figures. Modern approach to nursing through basic terms as health, disease, holistic health. Explanation of nursing concept consists of importance of nursing, definition of nursing, function and tasks of nurse, concept of nursing practice, system of education, control of nursing profession. Nursing as a scientific field. Ethics in nursing.


1st Partial requirements:

Active lecture

Exam prerequisites:

2nd Elaboration of essay on nursing issues in the range min. 5 pages

3rd The defense and presentation of work

Requirements for testing:

4th Compliance with the requirements for the credit.

5th Compliance with the written test

6th The written test contains 20 questions for each correct answer to the question is 1 point.

7th 10 questions from the test has a choice of four answers, which can be 4,3,2,1 correct answer, you answer 10 questions formulated by writing a brief response.

8th Test Rating:

A 20 pt

19 b B

18 pts C

17 B. D

B. 16 E

15 pt or less F

9th When poor test score meeting the oral examination.

10th The oral test takes the form of asking questions of odpřednášených topics, the student demonstrates knowledge and ability to discuss issues of nursing.

Thematic areas of the test match odpřednášeným topics of lectures.

Note: The interval between regular and repeat the test or tests must be provisioned at least seven days.

Syllabus of lectures:

1st Development of nursing - charitable, professional.

VIPs nursing.

2nd History of community care.

3rd The history of professional organizations in our

country and the world.

The history of nursing education.

4th Characteristics of nursing.

5th International and European aspects of development of


6th Health and illness. Holistic theories of disease.

7th Health nurses. Professional roles and functions of


8th Nursing systems, quality of care standards.

9th Categories of human needs and their satisfaction.

10th Conceptual models and theories of nursing.

11th Specification nursing process, its importance,

phases and objectives. Nursing history - sources and

methods information gathering, the nursing diagnosis.

12. Planning nursing care, assessment

13. Nursing ethics - codes of ethics

Syllabus of tutorials:


Study Objective:

The objective of the subject is clarification of historical connection and birth of nursing as branch of science. Another goal is to acquire the key competences in field of nursing care.

Study materials:

[1] Mastiliaková, D. Úvod do ošetřovatelství I., II. Praha: Karolinum, 2002. ISBN 80-246-0429-9.

[2] Staňková, M. Základy teorie ošetřovatelství. Praha: Karolinum, 1997. ISBN 382-80-97.

[3] Tóthová, V. a kol.: Ošetřovatelský proces a jeho realizace. Praha: Triton, 2009 ISBN 978-80-7387-286-1.

[4] Vondráček, L., Wirthová, V.: Právní minimum pro sestry - příručka pro praxi. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-3132-2.

[5] IDVPZ: České ošetřovatelství. Zajišťování kvality ošetřovatelské péče. Etický kodex sester. Charty práv pacientů. Brno: IDVPZ, 1998. ISBN: 57-863-98.

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