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Course Code: 
NHS 358
Course Type: 
Elective
Theoric: 
3
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
To raise nurses who are competent about health policies, and take an active role in creation of new health policies.
Course Content: 

Innovation systems for science, technology and health; international ve national public health: demographic perspectives; health care access: health workforce, health care delivery and financing, social security systems, the politics of long-term care, the politics of pharmaceutical regulation; evaluation of health care: costs, outcomes and policies; communication skills needed for political success; the influence of values on a policy agenda; the power of the media on health policy and politics; mobilizing communities to improve health literacy, health policy, politics and professional ethics

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. Labratory 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

Have main information about health policies

1,2,3

1,2,13

1,2

Can make effective consultation on development of health policies

1,2,3

1,2,13

1,2

Can observe the effect of health policies on public health

1,2,3

1,2,13

1,2

 

 

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Innovation Systems for Science, Technology and Health

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2

International and National Public Health: Demographic Perspectives

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3

Health Care Access

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4

Health Workforc

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5

Health Care Delivery and Financing

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6

Social Security Systems

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7

The Politics of Long-Term Care

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8

Mid-Term Exam

 

9

The Politics of Pharmaceutical Regulation

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10

Evaluation of Health Care: Costs, Outcomes and Policies

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11

Communication Skills Needed for Political Success; The Influence of Values on a Policy Agenda

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12

The Power of The Media on Health Policy and Politics

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13

Mobilizing Communities to Improve Health Literacy

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14

Health Policy, Politics and Professional Ethics

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15

Evaluation of the Course

 

 

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Papers given my the course instructor.

Additional Resources

-

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Papers given my the course instructor.

Assignments

-

Exams

Midterm Exam and Final Exam

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

40

Final Exam

1

60

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

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

3

45

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

15

3

45

Mid-terms

2

2

4

Assignment

2

15

30

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

126

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5,04

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5