Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200003332017COMMUNICATION SKILLSCompulsory351
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course the students will comprehend concepts, elements, types and the importance of communication, interpersonal communication topics, communication in health care and effects of communication on behavior and resistance mechanisms against communication.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Dr. Miray BEŞBUDAK Prof. Dr. Gaye EREL
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to describe the concepts related to interpersonal relationships and apply them in health services,
2To be able to learn the concepts related to communication with individuals and families,
3To be able to analyze the relationship and develop it in positive way,
4To be able to describe body language
5To be able to apply therapeutic communication.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Concepts related to interpersonal relationships, Types of Communication, Analyzing the relationship and developing it in positive way, Recognizing own feelings, thoughts and behaviors, Adapting methods and principles of this lesson to health and illness processes and develop them in new manners.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, Lecturing the course, Communication and Means of Communication
2Oral Communication
3Non-verbal communication
4Therapeutic Communication
5Conflict in Communication-I
6Conflict in Communication-II
7Empathy
8Visa
9Hierarchical communication
10Family communication
11Private communication fields
12Private communication fields
13Factors that prevent and facilitate communication
14Counseling in the provision of health services
15Examples of Consultation
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Acar N.V. Terapötik İletİşim-Kişilerarası iletşim. Ankara Dökmen Ü. İletişim Çatışmaları ve Empati. Sistem Yayıncılık.13. baskı. Orlando I.J. (1984).Hemşire Hasta İlişkisinde Kişilerarası Süreçler. Çev: Ayşe Özcan, Nurgün Platin. Özcan A. (1996) Hemşire –Hasta İlişkisi ve İletişim, İzmir. Reardon K.D.J. (2000). Kişiler Arası İletişim. Çev:Sacide Vural. Ruben Brent, Communication and Human Behavior. New York, Mc Millian Publishing Groups. Özmen E. (2008) Geçinilmesi Zor İnsanlarla Geçinme Sanatı.
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)31
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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