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Course Code: 
NHS 354
Course Type: 
Elective
Theoric: 
3
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
To raise nurses who are competent about home care nursing, and its responsibilities.
Course Content: 

Members of the home care team (nurse, physician, physical therapist, dietician, social worker, psychologist), roles and responsibilities of home care nurse, comprehensive assessment in home care (physical and psychosocial assessment of the client, family assessment, safety/environmental assessment), acute, post-acute, rehabilitative and long-term home care, home care for different patient groups, special issues in home care (infusion therapy, postpartum maternal and child care, care of mentally disordered patient, hospice and palliative care, complementary therapies), management of unexpected and emergency situations in home settings, communication strategies with the patient and family members, health education and consultation in home settings, documentation, caring for the family members, legal and ethical issues in home care

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 home care nursing.

1,2,3

1,2,13

1,2

Can make effective consultation about home care nursing.

1,2,3

1,2,13

1,2

Have knowledge about patient security in home care nursing. 

1,2,3

1,2,13

1,2

 
 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Members of The Home Care Team (Nurse, Physician, Physical Therapist, Dietician, Social Worker, Psychologist)

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2

Roles and Responsibilities of Home Care Nurse

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3

Comprehensive Assessment in Home Care (Physical And Psychosocial Assessment of The Client, Family Assessment, Safety/Environmental Assessment)

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4

Acute, Post-Acute, Rehabilitative and Long-Term Home Care

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5

Infusion Therapy in Home Care

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6

Postpartum Maternal and Child Care

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7

Care of Mentally Disordered Patient

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8

Mid-Term Exam

 

9

Hospice and Palliative Care

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10

Complementary Therapies at Home

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11

Management of Unexpected and Emergency Situations in Home Settings

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12

Communication Strategies with The Patient and Family Members

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13

Health Education and Consultation in Home Settings, Documentation

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14

Caring for The Family Members

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15

Legal And Ethical Issues in Home Care

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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

1

2

2

Quiz

4

2

8

Assignment

1

15

15

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

118

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4,72

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5