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Course Code: 
NHS 102
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
4
Practice: 
6
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
7
ECTS: 
8
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
This course aims to provide information about nursing profession; including its historical roots, current roles/scope, and potential future evolution. The course also aims to provide foundational psychomotor skills/interventions used in nursing practice when caring for persons in various contexts.
Course Content: 

Nursing as a profession, healthcare system and nursing, nursing ethics and values, theoretical foundations of nursing practice, nursing process, client admission and discharge , client safety, ınfection control, basic human needs through the life span (mobility, hygiene), vital signs and medication administrations.

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 13. Case
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 10. Te

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Explain development and features of nursing as a profession

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,10.13,14

1,2,3

Explain professional roles and functions

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,10.13,14

1,2,3

Explain theoretical foundations of nursing practice

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,10.13,14

1,2,3

Explain basic human needs through the life span

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,10.13,14

1,2,3

Discuss care environments and their features

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,10.13,14

1,2,3

Be able to implement basic nursing skills .

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,10.13,14

1,2,3

 
 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Nursing as a profession

Healthcare system and nursing

The roles and responsibilities of nurses

Related literature

2

Nursing ethics and values

Theoretical foundations of nursing practice

Relationship of nursing theories to the clients needs and nursing process

Related literature

3

Nursing process

Related literature

4

Client admission and discharge

Client safety

Related literature

5

Infection control

Related literature

6

Basic human needs through the life span

 Mobility need

Related literature

7

Hygiene need

Related literature

8

Hygiene need

Midterm I

Related literature

9

Vital signs

Related literature

10

Vital signs

Related literature

11

Medication administrations

Related literature

12

Medication administrations

Related literature

13

Midterm

Related literature

14

Medication administrations

Related literature

15

Course evaluation

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

  1. Amar AF, Sekula LK (2016). A Practical Guide to Forensic NursingSigma Teta Tau International.  Indianapolis USA.
  2. Atabek Aşti T, Karadağ A (2012). Hemşirelik Esasları, Hemşirelik Bilim ve Sanatı. Ed. Atabek Aşti T, Karadağ A., Akademi Basın ve Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
  3. Chitty KK. (2001). Professional Nursing Concepts and Challenges. W.B. Saunders Company.
  4. Hadaway L (2018). Infusion Therapy. Wolters Kluwer. Health. New York.
  5. Hogan M (2018). Nursing Fundamentals Reviews and Rationals. Pearsn Education Inc. USA
  6. Kozier B, Erb G, Berman A, Snyder R, Lake R, Harvey S. Administration of medication (2009). In Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts, Process, and Practice. Pearson Educaion Limited, England.
  7. Potter PA., Perry AG. (2017). Fundamentals of Nursing. Mosby Inc.
  8. Potter PA., Perry AG. (2011).Klinik Uygulama Becerileri ve Yöntemleri.(Ed:AŞTİ TA.,KARADAĞ A.). Nobel Kitabevi.
  9. Thomson IE., Melia KM., Boyd KM., Horsburgh D. (2007). Nursing Ethics. Elsevier Limited.
  10. Ulusoy MF, Görgülü RS. Hemşirelik esaslari-temel kuram, kavram, ilke ve yöntemler. 1995.Cilt 1, Çağın Ofset, Ankara.
  11. Weber JN, Kelley JH (2018). Health Assessment in Nursing. Sixth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health.New York.
  12. White L. (2001).Foundations of Nursing.Delmar Thomson Learning.

Additional Resources

 

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Related literature, data bases

Assignments

-

Exams

Mid term, final, practice exam

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

40

Practice exam

1

20

Final

1

40

Total

 4

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

4

60

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

15

6

90

Mid-terms

2

6

12

Practice exam

1

6

24

Final

1

4

4

Total Work Load

 

 

190

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

7,6

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

8