Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1620008001103BASIC GERONTOLOGYCompulsory113
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Learning from the history of the science of aging, old age, old age, look how it is in the world and in Turkey, gerontology and geriatrics sciences with other disciplines, theories related to old age, old age, and ensuring compliance with the changes in the old age, improving the quality of life in old age, old issues of discrimination and neglect-abuse The role of maintenance element, to know the policies for the promotion and protection of health in old age, the elderly relevant associations, organizations and institutions, and laws and regulations concerning issues such as the elderly and aged care to ensure that information in relation to the element's field of work.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Esma ŞAHİN
Learning Outcomes
1Learn the history of science, the definition of old age and old age.
2Learn the history of science, the definition of old age and old age.
3Geriatrics and Gerontology descriptions and its relationship with other disciplines to learn.
4Geriatrics and Gerontology descriptions and its relationship with other disciplines to learn.
5Learn the physiological and psycho-social changes related to aging.
6Learn the physiological and psycho-social changes related to aging.
7Epidemiology of aging and demographic situation in Turkey and in the world to learn.
8Epidemiology of aging and demographic situation in Turkey and in the world to learn.
9Learn the common problems in the elderly.
10Learn the common problems in the elderly.
11Old-age and elderly people learn the status of the Turkish culture.
12Old-age and elderly people learn the status of the Turkish culture.
13Learn theories of aging.
14Learn theories of aging.
15National and international policies to learn of old age.
16National and international policies to learn of old age.
17The elders, relevant associations, agencies, organizations, and activities to learn.
18The elders, relevant associations, agencies, organizations, and activities to learn.
19Learn about the laws and regulations of the elderly in Turkey.
20Learn about the laws and regulations of the elderly in Turkey.
21Factors affecting the quality of life and enhancing the quality of life applications in the elderly comprehend.
22Factors affecting the quality of life and enhancing the quality of life applications in the elderly comprehend.
23Discrimination and neglect of the elderly in the elderly over the world to learn and solution recommendations for the size of the queues.
24Discrimination and neglect of the elderly in the elderly over the world to learn and solution recommendations for the size of the queues.
25Policies for the promotion and protection of health in old age to learn.
26Policies for the promotion and protection of health in old age to learn.
27Will have information about postgraduate study areas.
28Will have information about postgraduate study areas.
29Both the elderly and other sections of society communicate using verbal and written communication possibilities.
30Both the elderly and other sections of society communicate using verbal and written communication possibilities.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Attendance (minimum 70%) Specified sources to come to class prepared. Course-related resources to provide.
Course Contents
The history of science, the definition of old age and old age. Descriptions of Geriatrics and gerontology. Theories of aging. Physiological and psycho-social changes related to aging. The epidemiology of aging and demographic situation in Turkey and around the world. Quality of life of elderly individuals. Common problems in the elderly. Ageism and age discrimination in the widely held belief. Turkish culture, age and status of the elderly. National and international policies of old age.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The history of science old age, the definition of old age Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
2Descriptions of Geriatrics and gerontology.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
3Theories of aging.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
4Physiological and psycho-social changes related to aging.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
5The epidemiology of aging and demographic situation in Turkey and around the world.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
6Quality of life of elderly individuals.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
7Common problems in the elderly.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
8Midterm Exam
9Ageism and age discrimination in the widely held belief.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
10Elder abuse and elder abuseOral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
11İn Turkish culture, age and status of the elderly.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
12National and international policies of old age.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
13The elders, relevant associations, agencies, organizations, and activities.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
14Laws and regulations related to the elderly in Turkey.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
15Evaluation of the course.Oral presentation, presentation, question and answer, discussion
16Final Exams
Recommended or Required Reading
İŞCİ, Necmettin. "The old Service Entrance to the" lecture notes (updated each semester), 2012 Kalınkara, Velittin. "Basic Gerontology Gerontology", Nobel Publishing, London, 2011. Tufan, Ismail. "Gerontology Course Notes" Akdeniz University Faculty of Science Department of Gerontology, Antalya, Turkey. KUTSAL, YG, Basic Geriatrics. Ankara: Sun Bookstores, 2007. Ali G, All Aspects of Ageing, Palme Publishing, Ankara, 2006. Arıoğlu S, Geriatrics and Gerontology. Ankara: Nobel Medical Books Medical & MN Hall, 2006. Karadakovan A, Aslan FE, Medical and Surgical Diseases Maintenance, Nobel Bookstore, 2010 Turkey in the field of old-age social service applications, Access, http://www.huzurevleri.org.tr/docs/shcek_yasliliga_genel_bakis.pdf, Access Date; 10/20/2012 History, aging, Access, http://www.bilgiustam.com/yasli-insanlarin-toplumdaki-yeri, Access Date; 10/20/2012 Geriatric input, access, www.geriatri.hacettepe.edu.tr / question / geriatri.doc - Similar, Access Date; 18/10/2012 Physiological changes in the elderly, Access, http://www.huksam.hacettepe.edu.tr/Turkce/SayfaDosya/yaslilik_ve_kadin_sagligi.pdf, Access Date, 2/10/2012 Quality of life in old age, Access, www.gebam.hacettepe.edu.tr, Access Date, 9/20/2012 Turkish population aging, Access, http://www.shcek.gov.tr/yasliliga-genel-bakis.aspx, Access Date; 20/09/2012 Other Internet and Written Sources
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Quiz212
Attending Lectures10220
Discussion10220
Question-Answer10220
Team/Group Work515
Brain Storming515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Performance515
Homework166
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
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