Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1820008004100RHEUMATOLOGIC DISEASES IN THE ELDERLYCompulsory244
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, classification of rheumatic diseases, clinical findings, pain, inflammation, major laboratory findings, to be able to explain the general principles of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Ömer Faruk Bayraktutan
Learning Outcomes
1Describe the care in rheumatic diseases.
2Describe the care in rheumatic diseases.
3Explain the approaches to the patient in the care of rheumatic diseases.
4Explain the approaches to the patient in the care of rheumatic diseases.
5Define the concept of pain in the care of rheumatic diseases.
6Define the concept of pain in the care of rheumatic diseases.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
Changes in skeletal system due to aging and classification of rheumatic diseases.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
11 Skeletal system changes due to aging.
22 Classification of rheumatic diseases, definitions
33 Septic arthritis, Viral arthritis
44 Systematic Lupus Erythematosus
55 Rheumatoid arthritis
66 Low back pain
77 Ankylosing spondylitis
88 midterm exam
99 Chronic fatigue syndrome.
10Pain 10
1111 Gout Disease
1212 Osteoporosis and fractures in the elderly.
1313 Ostearthrotosus
1414 Tendinitis, bursitis, foot problems
Recommended or Required Reading
Arıoğul, S ( 2006). Geriatrics and Gerontologyi, Nobel Medical Bookstore. Altındiş, M ( 2013 ). Current Health Problems and Care in the Elderly, Istanbul Medical Bookstore.
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)
not
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Quiz212
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion111
Question-Answer14114
Observation14114
Seminar111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2510
Reading14114
Performance15115
Oral Examination111
Homework155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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