Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9304175012013The Principles of Public Health NursingCompulsory118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course ensures that student gains to apprehend the functions of the public health nursing and the importance and development of public health nursing and also get information and skills related to community/family nursing process.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Ayla B.Temel, Doç.Dr.Aynur Uysal
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to assume the basic components of the public health nursing
2To be able to discuss the development and position of the public health nursing in the world and in Turkey.
3To be able to apprehend the roles and functions of the public health nursing.
4To be able to assume the work fields of the public health nursing.
5To be able to understand the importance of the community and family nursing process.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
 The description and importance of the public health nursing  The basic components of the public health nursing  The development and position of the public health nursing in the world  The development and position of the public health nursing in Turkey  The roles and functions of the public health nursing  The work fields of the public health nursing  The global view to health  The community nursing process  The family nursing process
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 The description and importance of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
2 The description and importance of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
3 The basic components of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
4 The development and position of the public health nursing in the world Discussion Self study Reading
5 The development and position of the public health nursing in TurkeyDiscussion Self study Reading
6 The roles and functions of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
7 The roles and functions of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
8 The work fields of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
9 The work fields of the public health nursingDiscussion Self study Reading
10 The global view to healthDiscussion Self study Reading
11 The community nursing processDiscussion Self study Reading
12 The family nursing processDiscussion Self study Reading
13 The family nursing processDiscussion Self study Reading
14Literature reviewDiscussion Self study Reading, Preparation of report Presantation of report
15Literature reviewDiscussion Self study Reading, Preparation of report Presantation of report
16Final exam Self study
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Bertan M., Güler Ç., Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler, Ankara 1995. 2. Öztek Z., Temel Sağlık Hizmetleri. Hacettepe Üni Tıp Fakültesi Halk Sağlığı Anabilim Dalı Yayını No.86/33, Kısa Dizi No. 1,Ankara 1986. 3.Erefe İ. Halk Sağlığı Hemşireliği El Kitabı, 1999. 4. Aile ve Toplum Eğitim-Kültür ve Araştırma Dergisi ,Erişim Adresi: www.aile.gov.tr 5.Ergül Ş. (2005) “Halk Sağlığı Hemşireliğinin Dünü, Bugünü ve Geleceği, Ege Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Yüksekokulu Dergisi, Cilt:21, Sayı:1, 157-166. 6.Ergül Ş (2000) "Toplumun Halk Sağlığı Hemşirelik Hizmetlerinden Beklentilerinin Belirlenmesi", Ege Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü (E.Ü. Araştırma Fonu 2000/HYO/001 Nolu proje, Proje Yöneticisi: Ayla Bayık), 2000, İzmir. 7. Stanhope M, Lancester J. (2000). Community &Public Health Nursing, Fifth ed. Mosby. 8.Güler Ç, Akın L. (2006). Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları. 9. Clark J. M. (2003). Community Health Nursing. Caring for Populations. 4th ed. 10.Stanhope M, Lancester J. (2003). Foundations of Community Health Nursing. Community- Orriented Practice.Mosby. 11. Hitchcock J.E, Phylis E. S, Thomas S. A. (2003). Community Health Nursing, Caring in Action, Second Edition, Thomson. 12.Schneider MJ (2011) Introduction to Public Health. Third Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 13.Scriven A (2010) Promoting Health A Practical Guide, 6th ed., Elseiver 14.Turnock B (2009) Public Health What It is and How It Works, 4th edition, Jones and Barlett Publishers 15.Bensley R, Brookins J(2009) Community Health Education Methods A Practical Guide, 3rd ed., Jones and Barlett Publishers 16.Naido J, Wils Jane (2009) Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion, 5th edition, Elseiver
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures15460
Discussion14228
Report Preparation144
Report Presentation144
Self Study15460
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading15460
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)246
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO15  5   5
LO2 5  5 55
LO35 5     
LO4 4  5   
LO55  4    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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