Importance of sociology in Nursing
Sociology plays an important role in the area of health sciences
medicine and nursing with the common goal of preventing illness and restoration
The study of sociology is important for nurses due to the
Helps to understand
those forces and pressures which affect patient adversely.
It helps the nurses to understand
the behaviour, conflicts, Inter Personal Relationship (IPR), hierarchy, groups
and adaptation of different people working in hospitals.
Through sociology, the
nurse gets information about the socio cultural life of the patient.
To study the structure
of family, community and society.
To understand the
characteristics of social relationship, its complexities, and its impact on
Helps in the understanding and eradication of social problems.