Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Workplace Health and Nursing HTP 528 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AYŞE ÇEVİRME
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective

The aim of the course is to educate health labor force who are knowledgeable and conscious in the subjects such as employees health and its dimensions, the characteristics and importance of the employees health, employee?s health and work safety practices in workplaces, the policies towards the risk groups, the employees health from the viewpoint of the workplace nurse, work safety laws and regulations, physiological stresses in the workplace and ergonomics, employee nutrition, a general view to the occupational diseases, work hygiene and chemical factors, the physical factors in the workplace, a general view to the workplace accidents, the first aid organization in the workplace and first aid education; and making the students adopt the role and tasks of the workplace nurse

Course Content

The course comprises the subjects of the protection of the employee health, and the roles and tasks of the public health nurse regarding the working safety. Within this framework, the subjects of the definitions of work and employee, the health risks the employees are exposed to, working accidents and diseases and the protection from them are dealt with.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 work accidents, the reasons of the work accidents and the accident chain Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
2 Being able to comprehend the importance and effect range of the work accidents and occupational diseases Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
3 Knowing and applying the ergonomic approach in employee health and work safety, and educate all the employees about this approach Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
4 Comprehending the importance and effects of the human factor in the risks of working accidents and occupational diseases, and educate all the employees about these Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
5 Being able to determine the health risks the employees are exposed in the working environment, and developing the knowledge and skills for producing solutions regarding these risks, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Performance Task, Testing,
6 Being able to apply first aid Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
7 Being able to determine the health level of the employees, and being able to make use of the kept records and statistics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
8 To use critical thinking, problem solving, research and evidence-based decision-making skills Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
9 To manage cultural characteristics, ethical principles, quality management in nursing care Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Occupational health and its history, Occupational health in Turkey
2 Production areas, related institutions and organizations
3 Legislation and laws related to occupational health
4 Small medium and large businesses
5 Health manpower working in the workplace, workplace nurse, roles and duties
6 workplace nursing with laws and regulations
7 Risky groups in working life, Women workers
8 child workers
9 occupational diseases
10 Occupational diseases-2 and ways of prevention
11 occupational accidents
12 basal metabolism, and calculation of workloads
13 Worker nutrition and its relationship with the workforce
14 occupational health and safety
Course Notes <p>1-T&uuml;rkiyede iş sağlığı konusuna genel bakış,Hacettepe halk sağlığı vakfı,1998<br /> 2-İş yeri hekimliği ders notları,TTB YAYINI,2001<br /> 3-Bertan M,G&uuml;ler &Ccedil;.Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler G&uuml;neş Kitabevi Ankara,1995,2006.<br /> 4- halk sağlığı hemşireliği ders kitabı.Vehbi Ko&ccedil; Vakfı ayınları,no:14,1998,İstanbul<br /> 5- Ders notları.Ayşe Sayan<br /> 6- Toplum sağlığı ve hemşireliği,Zafer &Ouml;ztek,G&uuml;l&uuml;mser Kubilay,1993,Ankara<br /> <br /> 7-www.isg&uuml;</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