Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1820008004400ELDERLY CARE PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS - IVCompulsory246
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
A holistic approach in caring for elderly individuals, the basic concepts and principles related to these explanations and to gain the ability to apply techniques and methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğretim Görevlisi:ESMA ŞAHİN
Learning Outcomes
1 Describe the characteristics of healthy hospital environment
2 Describe the characteristics of healthy hospital environment
3 List the developmental periods of the family
4 List the developmental periods of the family
5Using care applications in hearing and vision problems in old age
6Using care applications in hearing and vision problems in old age
7 Describe the security measures that should be done to prevent falls and fractures in elderly people
8 Describe the security measures that should be done to prevent falls and fractures in elderly people
9 Explaining the types of abuse and neglect in elderly individuals, explaining the characteristics of the elderly in cases of abuse
10 Explaining the types of abuse and neglect in elderly individuals, explaining the characteristics of the elderly in cases of abuse
11 Identifying fragility in old age and listing basic health problems in fragile elderly
12 Identifying fragility in old age and listing basic health problems in fragile elderly
13 Learning family and family types
14 Learning family and family types
15 Learning to prepare a seminar
16 Learning to prepare a seminar
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Healthy hospital environment, the process of life, family and family types, human developmental stages, vision problems, the elderly and the care and maintenance of hearing problems in the elderly, elderly falls, fractures, and prevention of elderly abuse and elderly iatrogenic problems, Frail elderly, seminar work
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1A healthy hospital environment
2The process of life, family and family types, developmental stages of man
3Vision problems in the elderly and care
4And maintenance of hearing problems in the elderly
5Falls in the elderly, and prevention of fractures
6Falls in the elderly, and prevention of fractures
7Elderly abuse and iatrogenic problems in the elderly
8QUİZ
9Frail elderly
10Seminar work
11Seminar work
12Seminar work
13Seminar work
14Subject repeat
15Assessment
16FİNAL
Recommended or Required Reading
Prepared by the instructor for each course lectures and books on - Akça A F.Temel Hemşirelik Kavramlar,İlkeler,Uygulamalar. İstanbul:Medikal Yayıncılık,2008. - Arıoğlu S. Geriatri ve Gerontoloji. Ankara: MN Medikal&Nobel Tıp Kitap Sarayı, 2006. - Karadakovan A, Aslan FE, Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım. Ankara: Nobel Kitabevi, 2010 - Kutsal YG. Temel Geriatri. Ankara: Güneş Kitabevleri, 2007
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 Examination111
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14114
Practice14342
Field Work14456
Case Study414
Seminar428
Project Design/Management111
Role Play/Dramatization313
Individual Study for Homework Problems236
Individual Study for Mid term Examination326
Individual Study for Final Examination3515
Oral Examination3515
Individual Study for Quiz313
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)178
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