Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1620008003106GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT AND GERIATRIC EMERGENCIESElective233
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes in the elderly care and theoretical knowledge about the development of geriatrics evaluation in the world and our country by understanding the changing health problems and the appropriate service models for the protection, maintenance and development of the elderly health with the aging process
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. İsmail KELEŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Know basic concepts about geriatric nursing
2Know basic concepts about geriatric nursing
3Gain necessary theoretical knowledge and application skills about geriatric individual
4Gain necessary theoretical knowledge and application skills about geriatric individual
5Understand the basic and up-to-date information about the care of the elderly
6Understand the basic and up-to-date information about the care of the elderly
7Know the most common health problems in the elderly
8Know the most common health problems in the elderly
9Can identify physical, social and mental health problems related to aging and understand the importance of elderly health
10Can identify physical, social and mental health problems related to aging and understand the importance of elderly health
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
elderly care and home care programs provide information about the protection of elderly people from accidents and diseases
Course Contents
Learning the current practices of old age, healthy aging, primary, secondary, tertiary prevention and geriatric care services from old age
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Concepts of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Development of Geriatric Nursing in the World and in Turkey
2Physical Care of Elderly Patient
3Psychosocial Care of Elderly Patient
4Elderly Patient and Nursing Care in Surgery, Intensive Care Unit of Old Age and Old Patient
5 Aging and Nutrition
6Urinary Abduction and Nursing Care in Elderly Patients
7Midterm
8Geriatric Gynecological Issues And Nursing Care
9Cancer and Nursing Care in the Elderly
10Chronic Illness And Nursing Care In The Elderly
11Stroke And Nursing Care In Elderly Patients, Injury In Elderly Patients
12Stroke And Nursing Care In Elderly Patients, Injury In Elderly Patients
13 Elderly Patient Preparation at Home, Old Age and Death
14 Final Exams
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Recommended or Required Reading
Geriatric Patient and Nursing Care, Alter Publishing, 2010. Primary Geriatrics for Primary Care - 2009.
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures12224
Discussion12224
Question-Answer8216
Brain Storming5210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)78
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