Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geriatric Nursing In Internal Medicine HMS 669 0 2 + 0 2 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HAVVA SERT
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HAVVA SERT,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To gain the management of acute and chronic health problems of elderly people and to develop social and psychological approaches about senility, the expertise level of information about national and international health policies, to convert this information into behavior
Course Content It includes the physiological changes that occur in older people, common problems and nursing care with aging policies and position of the elderly in society.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To know demographic features of the elderly population in Turkey and the world. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
2 To define the physiologic al changes in elderly Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
3 To comprehend the common physical and mental health problems in elderlyand to perform nursing care Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Elderly population in Turkey and the World
2 Ageing policies, laws and regulations, samples of aged care services in the world
3 Aging theories
4 Age related physiologic changes and nursing assesment
5 Pharmacologic aspects of aging and nursing care
6 Age-related sleeping problems and nursing care
7 Pain in older population and nursing care
8 Age-related nutritional problems and nursing care
9 Geriatric syndromes: immobilization,balance and walking problems and care
10 Geriatric syndromes: incontinence, preventing and care of pressure sores
11 Geriatric syndromes: osteoporosis, fragile elder and care
12 Geriatric syndromes: depression, delirium,dementia and care
13 Ethical and legal problems in the elderly, discrimination, neglect / abuse in the elderly and nursing care
14 Aging and quality of life
Course Notes -Karadakovan A., Aslan FE. (eds). Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım. Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, Adana, 2010. <br>-Lewis SM, Heitkemper MM, Dirksen SR, Medical- Surgical Nursing,Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, 2004. <br>-Can G. Onkoloji Hemşireliğinde Kanıta Dayalı Semptom Yönetimi, Mavi İletişim Danışmanlık AŞ Medikal Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2007.
Course Resources -Guyton AC. Guyton Tıbbi Fizyoloji . Çavuşoğlu H, Yeğen BÇ (Çev eds). Nobel Tıp Kitavbevl, İstanbul, 2007.
-Andreoli TE, Carpenter CJ. Cecil Essentials of Medicine Türkçe. Mıstık S (Çev ed). Nobel tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2008
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Based on knowledge acquired during a Master’s degree program, the student increases his/her advanced and up-to-date knowledge to a higher level via original ideas and/or research while being aware of life-long learning. X
2 Understands interdisciplinary interactions in his/her field, analyzes and evaluates new and complex ideas. X
3 Expands knowledge in his/her field via publishing a scientific article in national and/or international peer-reviewed journals. X
4 Uses skills of creative and critical thinking, problem solving, and research and evidence based decision making when solving complex problems in the field of nursing. X
5 Can communicate and discuss in at least one foreign language at an advanced level in oral, written, and visual forms.
6 Provides solutions to social, scientific, and ethical matters encountered in the field and in the profession and supports the development of such values. X
7 As an expert in the field, uses effective communication skills for defending his/her original opinions. X
8 Leads in environments that require solving original and interdisciplinary problems. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 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 5 80
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 153
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.12
dersAKTSKredisi 6