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Course Code: 
NHS 303
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
4
Practice: 
8
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
8
ECTS: 
11
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The course provide knowledge and skills for students to evaluate reproductive health problems in the world and in Turkey and influencing factors within gender equality framework and ethical consideration, health evaluation according to the woman's life stage; gynecological problems, prenatal-birth-in the postnatal period of mother-fetus health promotion. The students develop the necessary knowledge and skills to plan appropriate nursing care within the framework of evidence-based approaches to early diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation in cases where health is deviated from normal.
Course Content: 

Reproductive health, rights and problems, Gender, Reproductive health policies Effects on public health. Female and male reproductive system structure and functions, Pregnancy Formation and Intrauterine Development, Genetic counseling and Preconceptional care, Health problems related to pregnancy and pregnancy, Normal birth and, Reproductive health and infections, gynecological cancers, Gynecological oncology and other gynecological problems and nursing care practices .

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

Comprehend woman and health care systems

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13

1,2,6,7

Explain safety motherhood concepts

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13

1,2,6,7

Gain knowledge about anatomy and physiology of female and male

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13

1,2,6,7

Understand not only pregnant but also high risk pregnant care and apply nursing care plans

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13,14

1,2,6,7

Protect the health of mother and newborn in postnatal period

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13,14

1,2,6,7

Teach to women birth control methods

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13,14

1,2,6,7

Able to give appropriate care  for women with gynecologic problems such as pelvic pain, bleeding and infection

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13,14

1,2,6,7

Gain knowledge related gynecologic cancer, early diagnostic methods, medical and surgical treatment methods and nurses responsibility

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13,14

1,2,6,7

Participate in activities those contribute to professional development and solutions related health

1-10

1,2,3,4,6,8,10,13,14

1,2,6,7

 
 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Woman and health care system

Related literature

2

Anatomy of reproductive system

Related literature

3

Physiology of reproductive system

Related literature

4

Physiology of pregnancy

Related literature

5

Health care issues for woman across the life span

Related literature

6

Gynecologic diagnostic tests and treatment methods and nursing care

Related literature

7

Common conditions of the reproductive system

Related literature

8

High risk pregnancy and nursing care

Related literature

9

Labor and nursing care

Related literature

10

Postpartum period and newborn care

Related literature

11

Reproductive Health and it’s problems and birth control methods

Related literature

12

Gynecologic neoplasia and nursing care

Related literature

13

Gynecologic cancers and nursing care

Related literature

14

Sexual health and ethics dilemmas in gynecology and obstetrics.

Related literature

15

Course evaluation

 
 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

1.             Arslan Özkan H, Bilgin Z: Kanıta Dayalı gebelik ve Doğum Yönetimi, Ankara Nobel Kitabevi, 2019, Ankara.

2.             Arslan Özkan H: Hemşirelik ve Ebelik İçin Kadın Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları, Akademisyen Kitabevi, 2019, Ankara

3.             Coşkun A. M. (Ed.)Kadın Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Hemşireliği El Kitabı. Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları. 2012, İstanbul.

4.             Coşkun A. M. Ebe ve Hemşirelere Yönelik Kadın Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Öğrenim Rehberi. İstanbul Medikal Yayıncılık. 2008, İstanbul.

5.             Hawkins J.W, Roberco-Nichols D. M, Stanley-Haney JL. Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings. 2012, Springer, USA.

6.             Kadın Sağlığı Hemşireliği Dergisi

7.             Lefier G: Introduction to Maternty&Pediatric Nursing.Saunders Elselvier, 2007,Canada

8.             Lowdermilk DL, Lerry SE: (eds) Maternity&Women’s Health Care, 9th Ed, Elsevier. Philadephia, 2007,PA, USA.

9.             McKinney ES, James SR, Murray SS, Nelson KA, Ashwill JW: Maternal-Child Nursing, Fifth Edition, Elsevier, 2018, St.Louis.

10.           Orshan S.A. Maternity, Newborn, and Women’s Health Nursing. Lippincott Williams&Wilkins. 2008, China.

11.           Perinatoloji, İnfertilite ve Ürojinekoloji Hemşireliği Kitapları

12.           Ricci SS, Kyle T, Carman S: Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 2nd Edd, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009, NYC.

13.           Taşkın L: Doğum ve Kadın Sağlığı Hemşireliği XI. Baskı. Sistem Ofset    Matbacılık, 2012, Ankara.

Additional Resources

AWHONN yayınları

CETAD Yayınları

Kadın Sağlığı Hemşireliği Dergisi

Türkiye Klinikleri Kadın Sağlığı Dergisi

 
 

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

1

30

Final

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.

 

 

 

 

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

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

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