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Course Code: 
NHS 202
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
4
Practice: 
8
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
8
ECTS: 
10
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to gain necessary knowledge and skills related to internal medicine nursing.
Course Content: 

The aim of this course is to provide the students with the knowledge, awareness and skills about prevention of chronic diseases, development of adult health, prevention and treatment of acute and chronic health problems within the scope of adult health, treatment, care, rehabilitation and education of patient and family.

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. 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

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Knowledge of the basic concepts of internal medicine and to establish the relationship between these concepts, identify risk factors and  risk groups for internal diseases

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

1,2,3,4,6,10,13

1,2,6,7

Identify  etiology, signs and symptoms of the  internal disease, in case acute and chronic ilness, care neeeds of patient’s ability to identify accurately and efficiently

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

1,2,3,4,6,10,13

1,2,6,7

Holistic approach by using the nursing process in accordance with the professional and ethical principles to practice care for the patient with internal disease problem; accurate and efficient way of evaluating the care of the patient with internal disease.

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

1,2,3,4,6,10,13

1,2,6,7

Ability to rehabilitate the patient by taking a holistic approach in the internal diseases.

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

1,2,3,4,6,10,13

1,2,6,7

To assume the educational role to ensure the participation of patient and family care.

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

1,2,3,4,6,10,13

1,2,6,7

To have the ability to transfer what they have learned and evaluate.

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

1,2,3,4,6,10,13

1,2,6,7

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Basic concepts of internal medicine nursing

Pain management

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2

Nursing care of the patient with endocrine system disorders

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3

Nursing care of the patient with diabetes

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4

Midterm exam 1

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5

Nursing care of cancer patient

Nursing care of the patient with hematological problems

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6

Nursing care of patients with cardiovascular problems

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7

Nursing care of the patient with respiratory problems

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8

Nursing care of the patient with GIS problems

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9

Nursing care of the patient with liver and bladder problems

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10

Midterm II

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11

Nursing care of the patient with urological problems

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12

Nursing care of the patient with neurological problems

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13

Nursing care of the individual with rheumatic and connective tissue diseases

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14

Nursing care of HIV patient

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15

Course evaluation

 

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

1.     Akbayrak N, Erkal-Ilhan S, Ançel G, Albayrak A. (2007). Hemşirelik Bakım Planları. Alter Yayıncılık

2.     Akdemir N, Birol L (2010). İç Hastalıkları ve Hemşirelik Bakımı. Sistem Ofset.

3.     Bernadette-Mazurek M, Fineout-Overhold E. (2005). Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Health Care: A Guide to Best Practice. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

4.     Bilotta K, Cohn S, Comerford KC, Wingrad P. (2007). Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

5.     Brooker C, Nicol M. (2007). Nursing Adults. The Mosby.

6.     Canobbio MM. (2000). Mosby’s Handbook of Patient Teaching, The Mosby.

7.     Castledine G, Close A  (2009). Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing. Oxford University Press.

8.     Dicenso A, Guyatt, G, Ciliska D. (2005). Evidence-based nursing: A guide to clinical practiceElsevier Mosby

9.     DiGiulio M, Jackson D. (2007). Medical-Surgical Nursing, McGraw Hill.

10.   Endacott R, Jevon P, Cooper S (2009). Clinical Nursing Skills: Core & Advanced, Oxford University Press.

11.   Holland K, Jenkins J, Solomon J, Whittam S (2008). Applying the Roper, Logan-Thirney Model in Practice. 5 th ed. Churchill & Livingstone, Elsevier.

12.   Smeltzer SC, Bare BG, Hinkle JL, Cheever KH. (2008). Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Additional Resources

 

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Related articles and data base

Assignments

Case reports

Exams

Mid term and Final

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

30

Clinical practice & Case Study

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

4

60

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

15

12

180

Case study

2

4

8

Midterm

1

2

2

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

   

252

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

10,08

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

10