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Course Code: 
NHS 301
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
4
Practice: 
8
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
8
ECTS: 
10
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The purpose of this course is to teach nursing students the knowledge and skills necessary for pediatric nursing
Course Content: 

Health status of children, protection, maintenance and development of child health, growth and development characteristics according to age periods,  adequate and balanced nutrition of the child according to age, deviations in health and planning the appropriate nursing care, implementing needed nursing interventions according to age periods, providing appropriate nursing care of hospitalized children.

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

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment

 Methods

1) Explains health status of children in the Turkey and in the world.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

2) Explains basic concepts related to child health

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

3) Explains approaches directed to protection, maintenance and development of the child health. 

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

4) Identifies and explains child health and deviations from health according to age periods.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

5) Evaluates growth and development of children according to ages.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

6) Provides adequate and balanced nutrition of child according to ages.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

7) Prepares child to procedures according to ages, comforts during and after the procedures.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

8) According to age period characteristics of hospitalized children, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

9) Plans and implements appropriate health education according to ages.

1-5,8,10

1,2,3,6,9,10,11,14

1,2,6,7

 
 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Child health status in Turkey and in the world, developments in the child health.

Related literature

2

Assessment of child health

Effect of hospitalization on the child and on the family.

Related literature

3

Growth and development

Related literature

4

Growth and development disorders

Related literature

5

Classification and properties of the newborn

Related literature

6

Nursing care in the newborn diseases

Related literature

7

Midterm

Nutrition of child

Related literature

8

Nursing care of the child with nutritional disorders

Related literature

9

Protection, maintenance and development of child health 

Nursing care of the child with respiratory disorders.

Related literature

10

Nursing care of the child with heart diseases

Nursing care of the child with gastrointestinal diseases.

Related literature

11

Nursing care of the child with urinary system disorders

Nursing care of the child with metabolic disorders

Related literature

12

Nursing care of the child with hematologic and oncologic disorders

Related literature

13

Nursing care of the child with neurologic disorders

 Child abuse and neglect

Related literature

14

Midterm

Common psychosocial problems in children

Related literature

15

Course evaluation

 

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

1. Çavuşoğlu H. (2008). Çocuk Sağlığı Hemşireliği. Hürbilek Matbaası.

2. Dağoğlu T, Görak G.. (2008). Temel Neonatoloji ve Hemşirelik İlkeleri.  Nobel Tıp Kitapevi.

Additional Resources

3. Davidson MR, London ML, Ladewing PA. (2008). Olds’ Maternal & Newborn Nursing & Women’s Health Across the Lifespan. Prentice Hall.

4. Green CJ. (2011). Maternal Newborn Nursing Care Plans. Jones & Barlett Learning.

5. Hazinski MF. (2012). Nursing Care of the Critically III Child. Mosby.

6. Hockenberry JM. (2005). Wong’s Essential of Pediatric Nursing. Elsevier.

7. Huband S, Trigg E. (2004). Practices in Children’Nursing. Elsevier com.

8. Kavaklı A, Pek H, Bahçecik H. (2002). Çocuk Hastalıkları Hemşireliği. Alemdar ofset.

9. McKinney ES, James SR, Murray SS, Ashwill JW. (2009). Maternal & Child Nursing. Saunders Company.

10.           Murray SS, McKinney ES. (2010). Foundations of Maternal & Newborn Nursing. Saunders.

11.    Neyzi O, Ertuğrul T. (2007). Pediatri, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi.

12.           Potts NL, Mandleco BL. (2011). Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families. Clifton Park.

13.    Price DL, Gwin JF. (2012). Pediatric Nursing. Saunders/Elsevier.

14.           Ricci SS. (2009). Essentials of Maternity, Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing. Walters Cluwer.

15.    Savaşer S, Yıldız S. (2010). Çocuk Sağlığı Hastalıkları Öğrenim Rehberi. İstanbul Tıp kitapevleri.

16.    Simpson KL, Creehan PA. (2008). AWHONN's Perinatal Nursing. Saunders.

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Related literature, data bases

Assignments

Case reports

Exams

Midterm, Final, Clinical evaluation

 

 

Assessment

 

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

30

Clinical practice (therapeutic communication with patients; Case studies- care plan discussion; clinical practice performance 25%.)

1

30

Final EXAM

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

5

Act in accordance with values ​​and ethical principles and defend individuals, family, society and profession.

   

 

 

6

Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, know at least one foreign language, can write and comprehend sufficient reports, and make presentations.

   

 

 

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.

   

 

 

9

Use critical thinking skills and scientific problem-solving approach in professional practice.

   

 

 

10

They are sensitive to social and occupational problems and set an example for their colleagues and society with their professional behavior.

   

 

 

 
 
 

ECTS

Activities

SAYISI

Süresi
(Saat)

Toplam
İş Yükü
(Saat)

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

Mid-terms

2

2

4

Assignment

2

15

30

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

276

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

11,04

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

11