Nursing is an academic discipline and, is a profession committed to the care fo, and the study fo human health
Nursing, worldwide, is undergoing rapid change. International migration of nurses is regarded one of the major issues. Nursing, as the initiator for international health, the largest work force of health world wide, is to assume responsibility for the development of health and health care of the world population.
International nursing studies aim at guiding students develop global leadership potentials and strong basis of professional identity in the global era.
Contents of this book are developed by the authors initially in 2003, up-dated and revised in 2004 and 2005, as texts for teaching international nursing courses for the undergraduates, and the graduate students of Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Oita, Japan(refer appendix for courses outlines).
International health and international nursing is defined in Part I; Introduction.
Process of internalization and globalization of health, health care and health care professionals are presented in Part II. Part III focuses on global health issues and strategies, PartIV; human resources development focusing on nursing education in the five Asian nations, and Part V; relief organizations; one global and one national
We wish to acknowledge and thank;
Dr. Tassana Boontong, President, Nursing Council, Thailand
Dr. Huaping Liu, Professor and Dean, College fo Nursing, PUMC, Beijing, china, Vice President, Chinese Nurses Association for their contribution in Part IV-C, Nursing Education in their respective countries.
김순자, Yatsushiro Rika
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I. International Health and international Nursing
II. Globalization of Health and Nursing
III. Global Health: Issues, Challenges and Strategies
IV. Human Resources for Health and Nursing
V. International Aida and Relief Organizations
■ 김 순 자
■ Yatsushiro Rika