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Course Code: 
NHS 101
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
3
Practice: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
4
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The objective of the course is to introduce nursing professional to the undergradute nursing students.
Course Content: 

This course explains nursing profession, roles and responsibilities. It includes the history of nursing care and education, nursing theorists, ethical values, patient rights and nursing law, different health care systems and new nursing areas.

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

The students describe nursing and nursing education in Turkey, the current conditions

1,2,4,10

1,2,3,14,21,

1,2,13

Define the role and responsibilities of the nurse as a member of the health team

1,2,4,10

1,2,3,6,14,21

1,2,13,15

Five basic concepts of nursing (human, nursing, health / disease, environment, communication)

1,2,4,10

1,2,3,21

1,2,13

Explains the roles of nursing in new fields

1,2,4,10

1,2,3,6,21

1,2,13,15

Define the ethical codes in nursing and comprehend the importance of ethical codes for the profession

1,2,4,10

1,2,3,21

1,2,13

Learns the concepts and theories of nursing

1,2,,9

1,2,3

1,2,21

 

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to the course, general discussion on nursing issues

Related literature

2

History of nursing care: From past to current

Related literature

3

Basic nursing concepts: Human

Related literature

4

Basic nursing concepts: Environment

Related literature

5

Basic nursing concepts: Health & Disease

Related literature

6

Basic nursing concepts: Nursing

Related literature

7

Basic nursing concepts: Communication

 

8

History of nursing education in Turkey

Related literature

9

Contemporary roles of nurses

Related literature

10

Team work and roles of nurses in team

Related literature

11

Health care systems and differentiated roles of nurses in health care systems

Related literature

12

Nursing theories

Related literature

13

Ethics, ICN code of ethics for nurses, Nursing law, patient rights

Related literature

14

Career planning in nursing

Related literature

15

Course Evaluation

Related literature

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

1.     Akça Ay F. (2008). Temel Hemşirelik. İstanbul Medikal Yayıncılık, İstanbul, p. 35-56.

2.     Alan EA. (2007). Nursing Ethichs: A Virtue-Based Approach. Palgrave Macmillan Comp, Philadelphia.

3.     Bahçecik N, Ecevit Alpar Ş. (2009). Nursing education in Turkey: From past to present. Nursing Research,29(7):698-703.

4.     Bandman EI, Bandman B. (2002). Nursing Ethics Through the Life Span. 4 th ed. Pearson Education, New Jersey.

5.     Brown P. (1988). Florence Nightingale. Exley Publication, Watford.

6.     Burnard P, Chapman, C. (2004). Professional and Ethical Issues in Nursing. 3 nd ed, Bailliere Tindall, Toronto.

7.     Çelik S, Keçeci A, Bulduk S. (2011). Is nursing a profession in Turkey?. Hospital Topics, 89(2):43-50.

8.     Dal U, Kitiş Y. (March 31, 2008). The historical development and current status of nursing in Turkey. OJIN: Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 13(2).

9.     Doheny M, Cook C, Stopper M. (1987). The Discipline of Nursing. Appleton and Lange, Connecticut.

10.   Erdemir Demirhan A, Oğuz Y, Elçioğlu Ö, Doğan H. (2001). Klinik Etik. Nobel Tıp Kitapevi, İstanbul.

11.   Kozier B, Erb G, Berman A, Snyder S, Lake R, Harvey S. (2008). Fundamentals of Nursing. Pearson Education Limited, Harlow, p. 1-85, 124-134.

12.   McHale J,Gallagher A. (2003). Nursing and Human Rights. Elsevier Science, Philadelphia.

13.   Öktem Ş, Abbasoğlu A, Doğan N. (2000). Hemşirelik tarihi, eğitimi ve gelişimi. Ankara Üniversitesi Dikimevi Sağlık Hizmetleri Meslek Yüksekokulu Yıllığı, 1(1):5-1

14.   Özaydın Z. (2001). Hemşirelikte Bir Öncü: Perihan Velioğlu. Matbaa 70, İstanbul.

15.   Potter PA, Perry AG (2007). Basic Nursing. Essential for Practice. 6th ed. Mosby & Elsevier, St Louis, p. 1-96

16.   Potter PA, Perry AG (2009). Fundamentals of Nursing. 7th ed, Mosby & Elsevier, St Louis.p.1-30, 44-52, 313-324.

17.   Sasso L, Stievano A, Jurado MG, Rocco G. (2008). Code of ethics and conduct for European Nursing. Nursing Ethics, 15(6):821-836.

18.   Sert G. (2004). Hasta Hakları: Türkiye’de Hasta Hakları. Babil Yayınları, İstanbul.

19.   Sert G. (2008). Tıp Etiği ve Mahremiyet Hakkı. Babil Yayınları, İstanbul.

20.   Şentürk S. (2011). Hemşirelik Tarihi. Nobel Tıp Kitapevleri, İstanbul.

21.   Tomey AM, Alligood MR. (2006). Nursing Theorists and Their Work. Mosby & Elsevier, St. Louis.

22.   Tschudin V. (2003). Ethics in Nursing-The Caring Relationship. Elsevier Science, Philadelphia.

23.   Türk Hemşireler Derneği. (2006). Hemşirelikte Haklar ve Sorumluluklar. Odak Ofset Matbaası, Ankara.

Additional Resources

World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Nursing and Midwifery Program. (2001). The European Union Standards for Nursing and Midwifery: Information for Accession Countries, Copenhagen, (Document EUR/00/5019308).

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Related literature, data bases

Assignments

Interview, Presentation

Exams

Midterm, Assisgnment assessment, Final

 
 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Presentation

1

30

Midterm

1

30

Final EXAM

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

3

45

Laboratory (Practice Hour)

15

2

30

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

15

3

15

Presentation

1

2

2

Midterm/s

1

5

5

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

99

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3,96

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4