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Course Code: 
NHS 201
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
4
Practice: 
8
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
8
ECTS: 
10
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
The course teaches the place and importance of nursing and the role, authority and responsibilities of nurses in the health care system; It aims to gain knowledge, attitudes and skills related to the concepts, principles, techniques and methods necessary to meet the care needs of individuals in according with basic human needs.
Course Content: 

Course covers; fluid need and intravenous therapy, respiratory need, nutrition need, elimination(bowel and urinary) need, heat and cold therapies, peri-operioperative nursing care, skin integrity and wound care, sleep and resting need, end of life care. 

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Question-answer 3. Discussion 4. Laboratory study 5. Field work 6. Demonstration 7. Brain storming 8. Video demonstration 9. Simulation
Course Evaluation Methods: 
1. Midterm 2. Final exam 3. Laboratory work assessment 4. Clinical practice evaluation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Evaluation Methods

Explains the concepts, principles, current techniques and methods on which nursing care is based. 

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

Explain the importance of the duties, authorities and responsibilities of the nurse in the health system and the health team.  

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

Defines basic human needs and nursing care needs for them. 

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

Uses the nursing process to meet the care needs of the individual in line with the basic human needs. 

1,2,4,7,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

Performs nursing skills to meet basic human needs in a clinical setting. 

1,2,4,7,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

While performing nursing skills, gives importance to ethical principles, the rights and values of individuals.

1,2,4,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

While performing nursing skills, gives importance to cooperation with the individual, family and other disciplines.

1,2,3,4,7,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,10,11,24,28

1,2,3,6

 

Course Flow

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to course 

Clinical application orientation 

Fluid needs and intravenous therapy

Related literature

2

Intravenous infusion

Blood transfusion

Related literature

3

Respiratory need

Related literature

4

Nutrition need

Related literature

5

Elimination need

Bowel elimination

Related literature

6

Elimination need

Bowel elimination

Related literature

7

Midterm exam

 

8

Midterm Exam Evaluation

Elimination need

Urinary elimination

Related literature

9

Elimination need

Urinary elimination

Related literature

10

Heat and cold therapies

Related literature

11

Perioperative nursing care

Related literature

12

Skin integrity and wound care

Related literature

13

Sleep and rest need

Related literature

14

End of life care

Related literature

15

Course evaluation 

Final Exam

Final Exam Evaluation

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

  1. Karagözoğlu Ş., Demiray A., Doğan P. (2022). Temel Hemşirelik Uygulama İçin Esaslar. Doğan.Nobel Kitabevi.Ankara.
  2. Weber JN, Kelley JH (2018). Health Assessment in Nursing. Sixth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health.New York.
  3. Hogan M (2018). Nursing Fundamentals Reviews and Rationals. Pearsn Education Inc. USA
  4. Hadaway L (2018). Infusion Therapy. Wolters Kluwer. Health. New York.
  5. Potter AP, Perry AG, Stockert PA, Hall AM, Ostendorf WR (2017). Fundamentals of Nursing.  9th ed. St Louis, Missouri: Elseiver.
  6. Amar AF, Sekula LK (2016). A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing Sigma Teta Tau International.  Indianapolis USA.
  7. Atabek Aşti T, Karadağ A (2012). Hemşirelik Esasları, Hemşirelik Bilim ve Sanatı. Ed. Atabek Aşti T, Karadağ A., Akademi Basın ve Yayıncılık, İstanbul.

Additional Resources

DATABASE - CLINICAL KEY STUDENT FOUNDATION

DATABASE - NURSING REFERENCE CENTER

DATABASE - ELSEVIER CLINICAL SKILLS

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING 

Documents

Yeditepe University YULearn

Assignments

-

Exams

Midterm exam, Final exam, Clinical practice evaluation

 

Assessment

EVALUATION SYSTEM

IN-TERM STUDIES

Number

PERCENTAGE

Midterm exam/s

1

30

Clinical practice evaluation

1

30

Final exam

1

40

Total

3

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM OUTCOMES

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Gains theoretical and practical basic knowledge, skills and attitudes in nursing. 

 

 

 

 

X

2

It meets the health care needs of the individual, family and society with an evidence-based and holistic approach, in line with the nursing process.

 

 

 

 

X

3

Takes an active role in the health care delivery team.

 

 

 

 

X

4

Performs professional practices in line with nursing values, ethical principles and relevant legislation.

 

 

 

X

 

5

Follows scientific developments in the field by using at least one foreign language effectively.

 

 

 

X

 

6

Gain the ability to communicate effectively, write reports and make presentations.

 

 

 

 

X

7

Gains the awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning.

 

 

 

X

 

8

Knows the research and publication process for the production of scientific knowledge specific to nursing and takes part in research.

 

 

 

 

X

9

Uses critical thinking and clinical decision making skills in professional practice.

 

 

X

 

 

10

Develops awareness of sensitivity to social and professional problems.

 

 

 

 

X

 

ECTS

 

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

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

15

4

60

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

15

4

60

Clinical practice

15

8

120

Midterm exam

1

2

2

Clinical practice evaluation

1

4

4

Final exam

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

248

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

9.92

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

10

 
2