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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Health Sciences - Community Health Nursing - School Health Nursing Master of Science Programme -



General Description
History
School Health Nursing in the Community Health Nursing Departmant Master of Science Programme started in 2012
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in School Health Nursing (second cyle) is awarded to the who have successfully fullfilled all programme requirements
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The students are received the master's program with interviews. The numbers of students to be admitted to the master's program and the qualifications of prospective students are declared before the beginning of each semester. It is declared application requirements and application deadline, the date and place of candidates to be interviewed. The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree in nursing, midwifery, health officer, biology, department of nutrition and dietetics, child development, physical medicine and rehabilitation and willing to enroll in the Master's programme, may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The programme consists of a minimum of seven courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 21 local credits. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The duration of the programme is four semesters. The maximum period to complete course work in a masters program with thesis is 4 semesters. However, with the approval of their advisors, students can in subsequent semesters take additional departmental courses with or without credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Master's course load and credits. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The Master's thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 3 to 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to one may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members, the co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. To correct or change a thesis found incomplete and/or inadequate by the jury, the jury must specify in its report that such corrections are necessary. A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to three months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
It is that student has to knowledge and skill to an advanced level of expertise on the role and responsibilities of school health nurse, has to critical awareness of the service school health teamwork and sustainability of the services, to perform research in the field of school health nursing, be able to transfer to practice and to follow-up current scientific knowledge in this area, and to acquire lifelong learning skills
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
They can work as a consultants, a planners and a managers in the tasks related to the planning of school health services in the institutions under the Ministry of National Education, as a school health nurse to carry out school health services, as an academician at the community health nursing department of nursing/health science faculty/school.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who successfully completed the Master's Degree may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
It is evaluated according to regulations of the Ege University graduate education programs
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations”
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
The President of The Program: Professor SUHEYLA OZSOY Ege University Faculty of Nursing Bornova-İzmir 0(232) 388 11 03/5501 suheyla.ozsoy@ege.edu.tr
Facilities
The candidates benefit from all facilities as library, Internet, scientific meetings of Ege University, the faculty of nursing and community health nursing department

Key Learning Outcomes
1Be able to bring the level of expertise in the information on the competencies of the bachelor
2Be able to understand the interaction the disciplines related to the field of School Health Nursing
3Be able to transform behavior acquired to theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field of School Health Nursing
4Be able to create new knowledge integrating information from different disciplines to information in the School Health Nursing
5Be able to analyze problems that require expertise using scientific research methods
6Be able to inquire, planning, develop the solution method, evaluate and implement the results to these when something goes wrong in the field of School Health Nursing
7Be able to develop communication skills and, critically examine social relations and the primary social norms
8Be able to use advanced information and communication technologies in the School Health Nursing, to have sufficient knowledge of computer software
9To be able to develop the implementation plans in the issues related to School Health Nursing and be able to evaluate the results within the framework of quality processes
10Be able to keep in mind data collection, interpretation, advertise social, scientific and ethical values in the School Health Nursing

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2
3

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930419SEÇ.YL1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 20
2 9304025392016 Research In Health Sciences Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9304195012012 School of Health Nursing Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 5 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930419SEÇ.YL2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 20
2 9304195022012 Holistic Approach to School Health Services Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 SBEYLSEM500 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 2 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEYLUAD501 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 SBEYLTEZ501 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEYLUAD502 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 SBEYLTEZ502 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304025452017 School Health Services Practice Elective 6 0 0 12
2 9304195042016 Practice of School Health Nursing Elective 6 0 0 12
3 9304195062015 Epidemiology in Nursing (General) Elective 2 0 0 4
4 9304195072012 Basic First Aid Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304195082012 Common Health Problems İn School Children Elective 2 0 0 4
6 9304195092012 Child and adolescents psychopathology and Protective Methods Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9304195102012 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9304195112012 Developmental Approach to Disabled Children and Their Families Elective 2 2 0 8
9 9304195122015 Health Promotion and Health Assesment Elective 2 0 0 4
10 9304195132012 Mental Health Problems in School Children Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9304195142012 Current Issues in School Psychological Counseling Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9304195152015 Critical Thinking in Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
13 9304195162012 Childhood Infectious Diseases and Oral Findings Elective 1 0 0 2
14 9304195172013 Oral and Dental Health in School Children Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9304025452017 School Health Services Practice Elective 6 0 0 12
2 9304195042016 Practice of School Health Nursing Elective 6 0 0 12
3 9304195062015 Epidemiology in Nursing (General) Elective 2 0 0 4
4 9304195072012 Basic First Aid Elective 2 2 0 8
5 9304195082012 Common Health Problems İn School Children Elective 2 0 0 4
6 9304195092012 Child and adolescents psychopathology and Protective Methods Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9304195102012 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9304195112012 Developmental Approach to Disabled Children and Their Families Elective 2 2 0 8
9 9304195122015 Health Promotion and Health Assesment Elective 2 0 0 4
10 9304195132012 Mental Health Problems in School Children Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9304195142012 Current Issues in School Psychological Counseling Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9304195152015 Critical Thinking in Nursing Elective 2 0 0 4
13 9304195162012 Childhood Infectious Diseases and Oral Findings Elective 1 0 0 2
14 9304195172013 Oral and Dental Health in School Children Elective 2 0 0 4
 
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