Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9304025062005Epidemiology In Nursing (Special)Elective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To investigate the student common infectious and chronic diseases of community in terms of personal, place and time and to acquire analysis ability of morbidity and mortality statistics of these common diseases.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aynur UYSAL, Assist. Prof. Dr. Şafak ERGÜL
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend ways of transmission, symptoms, measures to be taken of infectious diseases
2To be able to comprehend ways of transmission, symptoms, measures to be taken of non-infectious diseases
3To be able to interpret mortality and morbidity statistics for Infectious and non infectious diseases
4To be able to explain the epidemiology, measures to be taken, the definition of nosocomial infections
5To be able to explain Infection control nurse duties, powers and responsibilities
6To be able to analysis and synthesis infectious and chronic diseases by using epidemiological research findings
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Infectious diseases Preventive measures against infectious diseases Non infectious diseases Mortality and morbidity statistics Definition of nosocomial infections, epidemiology, measures to be taken Infection control nurse duties, powers and responsibilities
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course description Investigation of ResourcesReading
2The prevalence of infectious diseases transmitted by air Streptococcal angina Tuberculosis Measles Upper respiratory tract infections Pertussis InfluenzaReading
3The prevalence of infection diseases transmitted by Water and food borne Hepatitis A Cholera Food poisoningReading
4The prevalence of infection diseases transmitted by contact Syphilis Gonorrhea Hepatitis AIDSSelf Study
5The prevalence of infection diseases transmitted by vectors Malaria Scabies Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever Reading
6The prevalence of infection diseases transmitted by zoonoses Brucella Avian Influenza Mad Cow anthraxSelf Study
7midterm exam
8Epidemiology of chronic non-infectious diseases (personal, place and time characteristics)Report Preparation
9Ischemic heart disease (angina, MI) Hypertension Cerebrovascular diseasesSelf Study
10 Epidemiology of CancerSelf study
11Epidemiology of DiabetesReading
12Research report preparation report preparation
13The prevalence of accidents in the world and our countrySelf study
14Research report presentationreport presentation
15Nosocomial infections Definition, epidemiology, measures, protection Infection control nurse duties, powers and responsibilitiesreport presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Bert M., Güler Ç., Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler, Ankara 1995. Bilir, N., Kronik Hastalıklar Epidemiyolojisi. Hacettepe Üni. Tıp Fak. Halk Sağlığı Anabilim Dalı Yayını, No.86/34, Kısa Dizi No. 3, Ankara 1986. Janice E. H.,Schubert E. P.,Thomas A.S.,Community Health Nursing: Caring in Action,Second Edition,2003 Gülesen. 0., Epidemiyoloji Bursa Üni. Yayınları, No.2-013-0043, Bursa 1981. Dirican, R, Bilgel, N., Halk Sağlığı (Toplum Hekimliği) II.Baskı. Uludağ Üni. Basımevi,1993. Beaglehole R. Bonita R. Kjellström. Temel Epidemiyoloji, Nobel &Güneş Tıp kitabevi, yumuturuğ S. Toplum hastaıklarında Eidemiyolojik genel prensipler, Ankara Üni Tıpfak. Yay. 1993 Tezcan S. Epidemiyoloji Tıbbi Araştırmaların Yöntem bilimi, Hacettepe Üni, 1992. Stanhope M..,Lancaster J., Community and Public Health Nursing,Fifth Edition,2000 Güler Ç.,Akın L.,Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler.Hacettepe Üni.Yayınları,Ankara 2006 Aksakoğlu D.: Bulaşıcı Hastalıklarla Savaş İlkeleri, Hacettepe Üniv.DSÖ Hiz. Araştırma Merkezi Yayını no:3, Ankara, 1983. Erefe İ.:Hastane Enfeksiyonları İle Savaş İlkeleri ve Hemşirelik Uygulamaları. Ege U.Hemş.Y.Okul Yayını No:1 Bornova-İzmir, 1983. Bilir. N. Halk Sağlığı Yönünden Hipertansiyon Hacettepe Üniv. Tıp Fak. B. No: 86/39 Ank. 1986 Bilir. N. Halk Sağlığı Yönünden Koroner Kalp Hastalığı Hacettepe Ünv. Halk Sağlığı ABD. No 88142, Ank, 1996 Bilir, N. Kronik Hastalıklar Epidemiyolojisi. Hacettepe Univ. Halk sağlığı . ABD. No 86/35. Ark. 1986
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation155
Report Presentation155
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading10330
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)128
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