Examination of normal physiological processes of the cell and symptom - findings related to disease at cell level; cell, genetic control of cell proliferation and cancer; homeostasis; physiology of stress and disease, cell damage and adaptation, cell membrane physiology, acid-base equilibrium and imbalance, fluid-electrolyte equilibrium and imbalance
Basic physiology of body systems, physiopathology of diseases, causes of symptom - finding and discussion of nursing care: cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, digestive, endocrine, nervous system and blood cells and immune system.
In this course the student will examine the relationship of the four basic concepts of nursing (i.e. the individual, health, environment, and nursing) to the concepts of stress, anxiety, hope-hopelessness, loneliness, loss, crisis, body perception-body image, sensory deprivation and weakness in connection with sick individuals. The student is expected to gain knowledge towards the integration of these human conditions encountered in nursing practice into nursing care.
The aim of this course is to facilitate learning and skills development on the impact of high fertility on maternal and child health indicators, family planning methods used in Turkey and in the world, and family planning counseling in light of current developments.
In this course the student will examine frequency distributions, distribution criteria, probabality and probability distribution, discrete and continuous distributions, normal distribution, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals of means, significance testing of differences between group means, significance testing in paired analysis, chi-square tests, inferential tests, regression analysis, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals in simple lineer regression, and correlation analysis.
This course prepares the student for the nursing research process: defining the problem, the research question/ developing the hypothesis, research design, sampling, data collection, and reporting research results. The importance of research, the research and publication process and its scientific and ethical aspects will be also covered to prepare the student for a master’s thesis.
In this course the student will examine nursing care in relation to reproductive health: adolescence, prevention, treatment and care of sexually transmitted diseases, common infections in women, miscarriage and women?s health, menopause, cancer in women, women in old-age health and nursing care, and osteoporosis. The student is also expected to learn current knowledge in topics related to women?s place in society such as gender roles, women?s health in Turkey, international meetings about women?s issues and reflections on Turkey, women?s rights, health issues in women, violence and women, women in politics, religion, urbanization and the workplace.
The aim of this course is to help the student develop the skill to assess and provide care during and after the labour and delivery process, perform delivery, and provide the mother and newborn with preliminary post-natal care. The student is expected to gain theoretical knowledge about normal labor & delivery processes, assess cervical dilatation and effacement, monitor the infusion of induction, assess fetal positioning, presentation and engagement, assess uterine contractions during labour, monitor and evaluate NST (non-stress test)/OCT (oxytocin challenge test), perform delivery, newborn, and perineum care, provide breastfeeding guidance, uterine involution follow-up and physical assessment of the newborn.
The aim of this course is to facilitate learning and skills in the areas of reproductive health, safe motherhood, global and regional maternal mortality, the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive system, physical and psychological changes during pregnancy, prenatal care, psychosocial adaptation to pregnancy, the process and stage of delivery, pain control during delivery, conception and fetal development, postpartum adaptation and care, issues related to the care of the normal newborn, high-risk pregnancy, delivery, the postpartum process and the neonate.
In this course the student will examine global and regional aspects of child health, children?s health education, basic health services, child health nursing, current status, dependent and independent functions, crisis situations and the child, nursing and the family, needs of hospitalized children, chronically ill children and the family, multidisciplinary and family-centered approaches.
Issues in global and country-wide developments and current practices in women?s health nursing are oriented to meet individual student needs.
In this course the student will examine growth and development in childhood, general principles of growth and development, the role of nurses in healthy growth and development of the child, developmental care by periods of child development, the evaluation of growth and development, and impairment of growth and development in children.
In this course the student will examine the role of the pediatric nurse as care-giver, counselor and educator: nursing diagnosis of the physical, emotional and social responses of the family and the child to acute and chronic health problems, and the planning and application of nursing care towards the needs of the family and the child.
In this course the student will examine the prevention of health problems within the framework of internal medical nursing through the promotion of healthy life-style behavior, early diagnosis, effective treatment and management of illness.
Issues in regional and global practice and developments in child health and disease are oriented to meet individual student needs.
The student is expected to gain teaching experience in pediatric nursing within the scope of basic concepts, principles and methods of clinical training and education in the field.
This course aims to provide the student with the knowledge and skills on epidemiology, risk factors, physiopathology, classification, treatment methods and early diagnosis of cancer as well as care of the cancer patient, symptom control, and support of the patient and the family. The student will examine epidemiology, the definition and historical developments of cancer around the world and in Turkey, carcinogenesis and classification of cancers, the systemic examination, precipitating factors, symptoms, diagnosis, rehabilitation, care and treatment methods of cancer, symptom control and care in cancer patients, preventive health services, current progress and nurses? responsibilities, cancer emergencies, self-care and quality of life in cancer patients, protecting caregivers of cancer patients, problems of terminally-ill cancer patients and relatives, and case presentations.
In this course the student will examine comprehensive care-giving for the adult and the family with acute and chronic health problems: health promotion, prevention of illness and disability, optimization of function in illness and disability, analysis of clinical findings, clinical decision making and systematic thought-processing skills.
This course aims to provide the student with the knowledge and skills in the fields of prevention, early diagnosis and effective management of diabetes.
Issues in regional and global practice and developments related to medical nursing are oriented to meet individual student needs.
This course aims to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills needed for assessing health through an assessment model.
This course aims to provide the student with concepts, principles, theory and processes in the field of communication as well as the importance of communication in health services. The student will examine theories and concepts of communication, therapeutic communication, bridges and barriers in the therapeutic relationship, critical thinking and decision making, the professional nursing role, the values, qualities and behaviors associated with professionalism in nursing practice, communication in health professionals, transcultural communication, communicating in groups, communicating with families, resolving conflict, communicating in health teaching, communicating with clients experiencing a communication deficit, and communicating with clients under specific conditions.
In this course the student will examine the theoretic and practical dimensions of psychiatric nursing: theories of psychiatric nursing, aetiology and epidemiology, counselling and help skills, handling emergencies, care-planning for the mental-health patient, treatment methods used in psychiatry, accommodation and rehabilitation of the patient, legal and ethical issues in psychiatry, protection and promotion of mental health, community mental-health services, organization and policy in mental health, mental health of the adolescent and child, and socio-cultural aspects of nursing care.
In this course the student will examine the fundamental concepts, theories, historical evolution, philosophy and practice of nursing management and the responsibilities of the nurse manager: data collection and planning (goals, standards, policy, procedures, budgeting), organization (organizational charts, job descriptions, human resource planning, task organization), orientation (motivation, job satisfaction, communication, problem solving and decision making, conflict management), control phases of the management process (quality assurance, performance evaluation), adjusting to change in health services, and developing leadership skills in nurses to meet the needs of the individual/ family and society.