Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Home Care and Geriatric Nursing HTP 515 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AYŞE ÇEVİRME
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Course Objective

o define, practice and evaluate the nursing needs of the patient / healthy individual and his/her family in their living atmosphere, to make research to develop nursing at home services, to create coordination with the patient?s living area and hospital, to train them to gain communication skills with their health professional taking care of them at home. Having the knowledge and skills in the care of elderly individuals, ability to identify problems in the elderly, to give the ability to make appropriate undertakings to provide information about advances in the field, and geriatrics.

Course Content

Definition of nursing at home and treatment services, its team
Nursing at home services in the world - Nursing at home services in Turkey.
Nursing at home in health regulations.
The responsibilities and duties of the nurse who is nursing at home.
The ethical and cultural values of nursing at home.
Education of the patient and his-her family for nursing at home.
Nursing at home for chronic and bedded patients.
Nursing at home for chronic and bedded patients.
Nursing at home for pregnancy and new-born
Nursing at home for infusion treatment
Nursing at home for feeding
Nursing at home of a diabetic individual.
Nursing at home of a cancer patient
Nursing at home in old ages and rehabilitation process.
Turkey and the elderly populatıon ın the world, defınıtıon and classıfıcatıon ofold
Evaluatıon and physıologıcal changes ın elderly
Nutrıtıon ın old of old age
Age
Paın and maıntenance
Old age dementıa / alzheımer´s
Rehabılıtatıon ın old age / qualıty of lıfe and home care
Osteoporosıs ın old age
Exercıse ın old age
Accıdents and protectıon of old age
Psychosocıal ıssues ın old age: loneliness and social ısolation
Elder abuse
Old-age and ethıcs
Gerıatrıcs nursıng and nursıng servıces
Turkey and the world ın elderly care servıng ınstıtutıons

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Definition of nursing at home and getting to know its development cycle. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
2 Getting to know the housing services in the world and in Turkey. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
3 To define the responsibilities and duties of the nurse who is nursing at home. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
4 To learn the place of house caring services in health regulations and discuss its importance. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
5 To learn the ethical and cultural values in nursing at home and be helpful in the management of this period by the patient?s family. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
6 To evaluate, plan the nursing at home process and practice the suitable nursing strategies starting from the discharge of the patient from the hospital. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
7 To help the patient?s family manage this process regarding the nursing of the patient who is looked after at home. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
8 To give health education to the patient and his-her family by making the coordination of the nursing at home services. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
9 Individual to gain the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills in geriatric Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
10 Knowledge of the basic concepts of geriatric nursing. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
11 To understand the basic and current information about the maintenance of an elderly individual Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
12 To understand the importance of protection and early diagnosis of diabetes Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
13 That have the theoretical knowledge in geriatrics, to transfer the care of an Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
14 Effective nursing care planning, implementation and evaluation elderly individual Lecture, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
15 Gain knowledge and skills about continuing care in the field of geriatrics Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
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Resources
Course Notes <p>Fadıloğlu &Ccedil;., Doğan F.,Ertem G.:Evde<br /> Bakım Kitabı.İzmir.2006<br /> Akdemir N., Birol L. İ&ccedil; Hastalıkları ve Hemşirelik Bakımı. İstanbul,2005.<br /> Rice R. Home Care Nursing Practice:Concepts and Application. Fourth Ed., Mosby&amp;Elsevier, St. Louis,2006<br /> Martinson IM, Wıdmer AG, Portillo CJ: Home Health Care Nursing. Second Edition . WB. Saunders Company. 2002.<br /> Allender JA., Rector C., Warner K. Community Health Nursing: Promoting and Protecting the Public&acute;s Health. Lippincott Williams &amp; Wilkins,2009<br /> Erol &Ouml;, Fındık &Uuml;.Y, &Ouml;zcan Ş, Şelimen D. Ve ark. Geriatrik Hasta Ve Hemşirelik Bakımı, Alter Yayıncılık, 2010<br /> Eliopoulos C, Gerontological Nursing, Lippinctt Williams&amp;Wilkins, 7 th.ed.,2010.<br /> Wallace M, Grossman S. C., Gerontological Nurse Certification Review, 2008<br /> Karadeniz G, Yaşlıda Evde Bakım, G&ouml;ktuğ Yayıncılık,2007<br /> Sağlıklı yaşlanma. http://www.geriatri.org 2005<br /> Yaşlılık ger&ccedil;eği. http://www.gebam.hacettepe.edu.tr 2004<br /> Yaşam kalitesi rehberi. http://www.gebam.hacettepe.edu.tr 2003<br /> Sağlıklı ve başarılı yaşlanma. http://www.gebam.hacettepe.edu.tr 2004</p>
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Based on knowledge acquired during a Bachelor’s degree program, the student increases his/her knowledge pertaining to a same or different field to Master’s level. X
2 Works in cooperation with the health team and other disciplines by using effective communication skills. X
3 Complies with social, scientific, and ethical values during data collection, interpretation, and reporting. X
4 Uses skills of critical thinking, problem solving, and evidence and research based decision making when attempting to solve complex problems encountered in the field of nursing. X
5 Systematically transfers new developments and his/her research participation to people in the field or in other fields via written, oral, and visual terms X
6 Communicates orally and in writing in at least one foreign language. X
7 Uses information and communication technologies that enable one to follow new developments in the field with the awareness of life-long learning. X
8 Meets the health education, counseling, and care needs of individuals, families, and the population with a specialist holistic approach. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6