Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9304185072016Chronic Disease Management to Elderly ICompulsory114
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective is to ensure that the students get competent at providing care at primary, secondary and tertiary levels by depending their information regarding the chronic health problems observed in elderly to the expertise level, reflecting the information that they obtained theoretically to the practice and approching to the patient scientifically and holistically.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Fisun ŞENUZUN AYKAR Prof. Dr. Yasemin YILDIRIM
Learning Outcomes
1Able to know and express the concepts that will form basis acute, chronic and critical care in Internal Diseases Nursing
2Able to develop deepening their knowledge in the field of internal diseases nursing to the expertise level in order to establish an effective communication with the field of nursing and the other disciplines
3Able to determine the education needs of the individual or the family by using the nursing process steps in the care of the elderly with an chronic disease, planning, applying and evaluating the necessary interventions
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Approach to elderly person; acute and chronic cases; nursing care in fluid-electrolyte and asid-base imbalance; shock and nursing care; pain and nursing care in elderly with pain; complementary-alternative medicine; nursing care in cancer, cardiovascular system diseases and nursing care immun system disorders; respiratory system diseases and nursing care
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course introduction
2Approach to Elderly Person Individual study, reading
3Acute and Chronic CasesIndividual study, reading
4Fluid-electrolyte and Asid-base imbalance and nursing care Individual study, reading
5Shock and nursing care Individual study, reading
6Shock and nursing care Individual study, reading
7Complementary and alternative medicineIndividual study, reading
8Mid-Term ExamSelf-study for mid-term exam
9Immun system disorders and nursing care Individual study, reading
10Nursing Care in CancerIndividual study, reading
11Nursing Care in CancerIndividual study, reading
12Cardiovascular System Diseases and Nursing CareIndividual study, reading
13Cardiovascular System Diseases and Nursing CareIndividual study, reading
14Respiratory system diseases and nursing care Individual study, reading
15Respiratory system diseases and nursing care Individual study, reading
16Final examSelf-study for final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Journals: 1. Cancer Nursing 2. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 3. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 4. Critical care nursing quarterly Books: 1. Black JM, Hawks JH, Medical Surgical Nursing, 8 edition, Saunders, 2009 2. Gulanick, Kloop, Galanes, Gradishar, Puzas, Nursing Care Plans, Nursing Diagnosis and Intervention. Mosby Year Book. United States of America.,2007. 3. Karadakovan A., Eti Aslan. Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım. Adana: Nobel Kitabevi, 2010
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Self Study15230
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15345
Individual Study for Final Examination15345
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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