Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Child Health and Illness Nursing HTP 503 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. NURSAN ÇINAR
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. NURSAN ÇINAR, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi DİLEK MENEKŞE,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective

To give students proficiency about protection and improvement of child health, recognition of frequently encountered symptoms at children, child-specific nursing practice, knowing child disease according to the systems and giving nursing care.

Course Content

Protection and improvement of child health, recognition of healthy children and deviation from health, child-specific nursing practice, growth and development in children, nutrition in childhood, frequently encountered symptoms at child, child disease and care according to the system.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To give family center care and consultancy to family in child health and illness. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
2 To make evidence- based child-specific nursing practices Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Performance Task,
3 To assesment normal growth and development at healthy children and identify deviations from normal Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Performance Task,
4 To identify the healthy nutrition and the nursing care principles about malnutritions at childhood Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
5 To explain childhood vaccines that having importance at protecting children´s health and to follow developments on this issue Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
6 To explain the normal and risky newborn Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Performance Task,
7 To recognize the emergency about children Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
8 To give an example and explain the common symptoms at children Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
9 To care and assesment the most common diseases in the pediatric age group according to the systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Performance Task,
10 To know approaches about to provide security of child patient. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Performance Task, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Child Nursing: Purpose, basic concepts and functions, status of child health in the world and in Turkey
2 Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders in Childhood
3 Problems Encountered in Nutrition
4 Vaccines (Routine Vaccines)
5 Vaccines (Special Vaccines)
6 Patient Safety in Pediatrics
7 Evidence-Based Practices in Children
8 Evidence-Based Practices in Children
9 Common symptoms and current diseases in children
10 Newborn and Care
11 Risky Newborns and Care
12 Neonatal Diseases and Care
13 Pediatric emergencies and nursing care
14 Growth and Development, Growth and Development Disorders
Course Notes
Course Resources

1- Dağoğlu T.,Görak G. (2008). Temel Neonatoloji ve Hemşirelik, Yenilenmiş İkinci Baskı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul.
2- Gordon CM, Katzman DK, Rosen DS, Woods ER. (2008). Adolescent Health Care A Pratical Guide, L. S. Neinstein (Ed). Fifth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
3- Ball JW, Bindler RC, Cowen KJ. (2010). Child Health Nursing Partnering With Children & Families, Co: Pearson Education, Second Edition, New Jersey.
4- Törüner E, Büyükgönenç L. (2012). Çocuk Sağlığı Temel Hemşirelik Yaklaşımları, Göktuğ Yayıncılık, Ankara.
5- Kollar LM. (2005). Wong?s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, MJ Hockenberry, D Wilson, ML Winkelstein (Eds), Seventh Edition, Mosby.
6- Çavuşoğlu H.(2008). Çocuk Sağlığı Hemşireliği, Çilt 1 genişletilmiş 9. baskı,Cilt 2 genişletilmiş 8.baskı, Sistem Ofset.
7- Behrman ,Kliegman,Jenson. (2003).Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics.17. the Edition,W.B.Saunders Company.
8- Neyzi O, Ertuğrul T. (2010). Pediatri, 4. Baskı, 1. Cilt İstanbul, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi.
9- Savaşer S., Yıldız S.(2009). Hemşireler için Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Öğrenim Rehberi. İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul.
10- Conk Z, Başbakkal Z, Yılmaz HB, Bolışık B. (2013). Pediatri Hemşireliği, Akademisyem Tıp Kitabevi, Ankara.
11- Gromoda KK. (2007). Mothering Multiples. Breastfeeding & Caring For Twins or More. USA.
12- Bindler Rc, Ball JW, London ML, Davidson MR. (2014). Anne ve Çocuk Hemşireliği Klinik Uygulama Becerileri Kitabı (Çev= NC. Şahiner, A. Açıkgöz, MD. Bal) Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık Eğitim Danışmanlık Tic. Ltd. Şti., Ankara.
13- Kuğuoğlu S, Demirbağ C. (Ed.)(2015) Aile Temelli Sağlık Yaklaşımı. Akademisyen Kitabevi.

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 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 24 24
Performance Task (Application) 1 8 8
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 7 7
Final examination 1 36 36
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6