Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mental Health and Physiciatric Nursing HTP 509 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. GÜLGÜN DURAT
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. GÜLGÜN DURAT,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

To help students acquire knowledge and skills on taking care of the patients with psychiatric disorders at home or in the society and help them to maintain and improve psychological health

Course Content

The students learn about the basic concepts about Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, they learn the theorical and practical skills on how to give care and treatment to the patient with psychiatric disorders, both at school and at practical areas

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes the main concepts of psychiatric nursing. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
2 Recognizes the roles of psychiatric nurses; uses these roles in the protection, promotion, and improvement of health. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Performance Task,
3 Conducts the holistic assessment of healthy or ill individuals according to the principles and standards of psychiatric nursing. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
4 Practices care that is specific to an individual’s needs (preventive care, health promotion, treatment). Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Course Notes
Course Resources

O Öztürk, Ruh Sağlığı ve Bozuklukları
.C Güleç ,E Köroğlu, Psychiatri Hekimler Yayın Birliği (1998),
. B Schoen, R Johnson, Psychiatric- Mental Health Nursing-Adaptation and Growth,Lippincott Company 1997,
.V Benner- Carson , G Arnold , Mental Health Nursing. The Nurse Patient Journey W.B. Saunders Company (1996)

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.
2 Works in cooperation with the health team and other disciplines by using effective communication skills.
3 Complies with social, scientific, and ethical values during data collection, interpretation, and reporting.
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.
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
6 Communicates orally and in writing in at least one foreign language.
7 Uses information and communication technologies that enable one to follow new developments in the field with the awareness of life-long learning.
8 Meets the health education, counseling, and care needs of individuals, families, and the population with a specialist holistic approach.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 30
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 (Application) 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.08
dersAKTSKredisi 6