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Course Code: 
NHS 409
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
2
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The objective of course to acquire research knowledge and skills on a special topic by using professional knowledge and skills.
Course Content: 

Literature review, conducting of research plan (determining the research topic and method),  conducting the conceptual framework of research (literature review about research topic, critical reading of literature, writing the section of problem definition and importance, writing the method section (research design, place, date, population and sample, data collection, data evaluation, limitations, ethical considerations of research) and collecting the data.

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Question-answer 3. Discussion 4. Labratory study 5. Field work 6. Clinical practice 7. Project study 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 Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

To be able to prepare a graduation  research project

1-10

1,2,3,11,18

11,14

To be able to prepare the sections of introduction, conceptual framework and method.

1-10

1,2,3,11,18

11,14

To be able to the carry out the preliminary study.

1-10

1,2,3,11,18

11,14

 
 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introducing the course and the program (T)

Article review and academic reading (T)

Related literature

2

Introduction to scientific research (T)

Creation of research groups by students (T)

Related literature

3

Quantitative research methods (T)

Literature search on the subject of research

Related literature

4

Reading the literature

Related literature

5

Reading the literature

Qualitative research (T)

Related literature

6

Research questions and hypotheses (T)

Universe and sample selection (T)

Reading the literature

Related literature

7

Data collection methods and tools (T)

Analysis of data (T)

Reading the literature

Related literature

8

Midterm

Drafting the research general information section

Related literature

9

Drafting the research general information section

Related literature

10

Writing the method section of the research

Related literature

11

Preparation of research proposal (T)

Related literature

12

Establishing research questions and hypotheses (T)

Related literature

13

Delivery of general information and method section of the research

Related literature

14

Pre-application

Related literature

15

Course evaluation

 
 
 
 

Recommended Sources

 

Textbook

1-Atabek Aşti T, Karadağ A (2012). Hemşirelik Esasları, Hemşirelik Bilim ve Sanatı. Ed. Atabek Aşti T, Karadağ A., Akademi Basın ve Yayıncılık, İstanbul.

2- Hemşirelik Bakım Planları (Ed: Nalan Akbayrak, Ayla Albayrak, Gülsüm Ançel ve Sibel Erkal-İlhan), 1. Basım, Alter yayıncılık Ticaret Limited Şirketi, Birlik matbaası, Ankara, Nisan 2007

Additional Resources

1- Chitty KK. (2001). Professional Nursing Concepts and Challenges. W.B. Saunders Company.

 

Material Sharing

Documents

Related literature

Assignments

Term paper (research proposal and introduction)

Exams

Term paper evaluation, performance evaluation

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Performance evaluation

1

60

Term paper evaluation

1

40

Total

2

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL PROJECT

 

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

2

30

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

15

4

60

Midterm Exam

1

1

1

Performance Evaluation

1

15

15

Term paper Evaluation

1

15

15

Total Work Load

 

 

121

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4,84

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5