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Course Code: 
NHS 104
Course Type: 
Area Elective
Theoric: 
2
Practice: 
4
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to enable the students to have a firsthand acquaintance of the social problems in their society, the social organization involved in these issues and to give them a chance to be of help in dealing with these problems. Another objective of the course is to familiarize students with their community.
Course Content: 

Students are expected to give a proposal to the department stating which social problem and which institution they wish to work with and their terms of arrangement. The course also expects students to give voluntary service to the community within a governmental or nongovernmental organization and to present a written report describing the service. Also, a verbal presentation will be performed to discuss the report in front of the class.

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Question-answer 3. Discussion 4. Labratory study 5. Field work 6. Clinical practice 7. Projects 8. Assesment/survey 9. Role playing 10. Demonstration 11. Brain storming 12. Home work
Course Evaluation Methods: 
1. Midterm 2. Final exam 3. Laboratory work assessment 4. Project study evaluation 5. Field work evaluation 6. Clinical practice evaluation 7.Assignment/reports evaluation 8. Seminary evaluation 9. Learning diary

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Increased awareness of nursing students on community problems where they live in.

4,5,6,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,14,21

1,5,7,8,13

Each student can establish a nongovernmental organization regarding community’s problems.

4,5,6,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,14,21

1,5,7,8,13

Student complete voluntary service in a selected social organization.

4,5,6,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,14,21

1,5,7,8,13

Students prepare a proposal regarding social problems

 

4,5,6,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,14,21

1,5,7,8,13

Students can make an oral and written presentation according their studies.

4,5,6,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,14,21

1,5,7,8,13

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to the course

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2

Determination of public issues

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3

Governmental/ nongovernmental organization and strategies

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4

Determination of the groups and the numbers

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5

Distribution of subjects

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6

Midterm Presentation (10 group, 10 minutes for each group)

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7

Free work and Consultancy

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8

Consultancy and Evaluation

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9

Determination of the Governmental/ nongovernmental organizations

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10

Free work and Consultancy

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11

Verbal Presentation

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12

Verbal Presentation

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13

Verbal Presentation

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14

Verbal Presentation

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15

Submit final report and course appraisal

 

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Landre R, Miller M, Porter D. (1997). Gangs: A Handbook for Community Awareness. Checkmark Books.

 

Sivil Toplumcunun El Kitabı, Ed.:Nafiz Güder, Sivil Toplum Geliştirme Programı, Yerel Sivil Girişimler Projesi, Kasım 2004, Ankara. http://www.stgm.org.tr/ ve http://stk.bilgi.edu.tr/

 

Additional Resources

Sivil Toplum Düşünce & Araştırma Dergisi, 2003; Sayı:2 ve Sayı:3

 

Projeler, Projecilik ve Sivil Toplum Kuruluşları Sempozyum Kitabı, 2003; Türkiye Ekonomi ve Toplumsal Tarih Vakfı, İstanbul

 
 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Related literature

Assignments

Learning diaries

Exams

Term paper evaluation

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Letter of recommendation and attendance report

1

10

Midterm assignment and presentation

1

30

Proposal and diary

1

20

Final report

1

40

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 
 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

The students have the basic, theoretical, practical knowledge, skill and attitude in the light of the reflections of developments in science, technology and health on nursing.

   

X

   

2

Collect data from a holistic point of view in accordance with the health needs of an individual, family or community, performs nursing diagnostics, applies current and evidence-based interventions, evaluates the results and keeps the necessary records.

       

X

3

Lead the development and maintenance of safe, cost-effective and high-quality health care.

 

X

     

4

Respect and maintain human rights and dignity in research, training and management activities and act in accordance with relevant legislation, professional values ​​and ethical principles.

       

X

5

Act in accordance with values ​​and ethical principles and defend individuals, family, society and profession.

       

X

6

Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, know at least one foreign language, can write and comprehend sufficient reports, and make presentations.

       

X

7

With the awareness of continuous professional development, the students gain the ability to follow the innovative-creative developments in science and technology in health care and to renew themselves continuously.

       

X

8

Know the process of research and publication for the production of nursing-specific scientific knowledge, take part in the research, use and share the research results.

       

X

9

Use critical thinking skills and scientific problem-solving approach in professional practice.

       

X

10

They are sensitive to social and occupational problems and set an example for their colleagues and society with their professional behavior.

       

X

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

2

30

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

15

6

30

Mid-terms

1

2

2

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

124

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4,96

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5