Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1620008003101NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES IN THE ELDERLYCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The basic conceptual information about common neurological diseases in elderly individuals explanations and elderly individuals with these diseases disclosure and use of applications related to the maintenance and improvement of their quality of life.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. esma şahin
Learning Outcomes
1 Can understand the anatomy of the nervous system.
2 Can understand the anatomy of the nervous system.
3Describe neurological changes due to aging.
4Describe neurological changes due to aging.
5Describe the symptoms of nervous system diseases.
6Describe the symptoms of nervous system diseases.
7Can provide necessary nursing services for nervous system diseases
8Can provide necessary nursing services for nervous system diseases
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Attendance (minimum 70%) Specified sources to come to class prepared. To ensure that the required resources related to this course.
Course Contents
Nervous System Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology of the nervous system II, the elderly Neurological Evaluation I, the elderly Neurological Evaluation II, changes in level of consciousness Intracranial Pressure Syndrome, Epilepsy, Cerebrovascular Disease, Ischemic Stroke Hemorrhagic Stroke, Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders in the Elderly , Memory and cognitive functions in the elderly, mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias in the Elderly I, the elderly Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias II, neuropathic pain, neurological changes due to old age, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathies. Vitamin B12 deficiency. Headaches. Multiple sclerosis, muscle disorders, stupor, and coma.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Nervous System Anatomy and PhysiologyLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
2Neurological Assessment in the Elderly Lecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
3Changes in level of consciousnessLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
4Intracranial Pressure SyndromeLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
5EpilepsyLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
6Cerebrovascular Disease,Hemorrhagic Stroke, Ischemic StrokeLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
7Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders in the ElderlyLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
8Mixderm exam
9Memory and cognitive functions in the elderly, Mild Cognitive ImpairmentLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
10Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias in the Elderly ILecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
11Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias in the Elderly IILecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
12Neuropathic Pain Peripheral neuropathiesLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
13Stupor and coma.Lecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
14Vitamin B12 deficiency. HeadachesLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
15Multiple sclerosis, Muscle diseasesLecture, Presentation, Group work, Discussions
16Final Exams
Recommended or Required Reading
-Karadakovan A, Aslan FE, Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım. Ankara: Nobel Kitabevi -Kutsal YG. Temel Geriatri. Ankara: Güneş Kitabevleri, - İŞCİ, Necmettin, "Yaşlılarda Norölojik Hastalıklar Ders notları" -Arıoğlu S, Geriatri ve gerontoloji,nobel yayınevi -Kutsal Y G,Temel Geriatri,güneş kitabevi
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
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion414
Question-Answer414
Seminar14228
Self Study3515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination111
Individual Study for Final Examination111
Performance212
Homework111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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