Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Assessment and Clinical Decision-Making HMS 503 0 2 + 0 2 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. DİLEK AYGİN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. DİLEK AYGİN,
Course Assistants Assist.Prof.Dr. Havva SERT
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to improve the practice, knowledge, attitude and skill of the students related to assessment of person.
Course Content This course includes physical assessment methods, objective and subjective data collection, assessment of the systems and nursing practice according to assessment results
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Discuss the purposes of physical assessment. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
2 Explain the physical assessment techniques. Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Performance Task,
3 Does physical examination and assesment of systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Role Playing, Simulation, Testing, Performance Task,
4 To apply nursing care according to the results of physical examination. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Role Playing, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction and Course Description, Data Collection and Diagnostic to Health Assessment
2 Health assesment according to life stages (infant, child, and adolescent, adult). Functional assesment and nursing role
3 Nutrition, Growth and Measurements
4 Assessment of skin, hair and nails
5 Head, Neck, Eye, Ear and Nose Assessment
6 Assessment of the thorax and lungs
7 Assessment of the heart and peripheral Vascular System
8 Assessment of the breast and axillary
9 Assessment of the abdomen and gastrointestinal system
10 Men´s and Women´s Genito-Urinary System Assessment
11 Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
12 Mental status assesment. Nervous system assesment
13 Assessment of healthy woman and pregnant
14 Geriatric assessment
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Proje / Tasarım 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 12 12
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.08
dersAKTSKredisi 6