Nursing care

C.3.2- Nursing care

Course Name Code Semester Theory
(hours/week)
Application
(hours/week)
Credit ECTS
Nursing care C.3.2 3rd 2 0 2 2
Prerequisites
Course language English
Course type Must 
Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategies Lecture
Discussion

Practice applications
Question and answer

Instructor (s) Professor Dr. Ahmet SANIC (MD)
Course objective Nursing is core part in health service delivery system in which health promotion, disease prevention; curative and rehabilitative health strategies are applied. The clinical nursing skills for the nurses are of paramount important not only to provide comprehensive care but also enhance clinical competence.

Theories are presented to explain the dynamic relationship between human behavior, health, and illness, and the impact of interpersonal relationship skills to effect positive changes in individuals and their families.

Nurse communication in the role of educator will be introduced as part of the teaching/learning course content.

Learning outcomes Safe and Effective Care Environment Implement fundamental nursing care based on the nursing process to meet the needs of adult client with assistance. Identify advocacy and delegation in achieving optimal client outcomes.

Health Promotion and Health Maintenance Identify factors that promote or hinder access to health care for adults. Identify teaching /learning principles to promote optimal health to adult clients with assistance.

Physiological Integrity Demonstrate nursing care based upon knowledge of biological sciences, pathophysiology, nutrition, pharmacology, and growth and development that recognizes the concept of critical thinking in maximizing physiological integrity.

Professional Role of the Nurse Establish effective working relationships with members of the health care team. Demonstrate accountability for providing nursing care that adheres to professional standards and incorporates legal and ethical responsibilities of the nurse, with assistance. Identify and develop a plan to meet one’s own learning needs, with assistance

Course Content This course addresses the health needs of individuals of varied psychosocial and cultural backgrounds. Nursing skills are developed to adapt nutrition, hygiene, comfort, safety, and pharmacology for each client. This course is designed to apply the nursing process to the health needs of the adult client utilizing basic nursing skills and caring behaviors to meet physical, social, and emotional needs. The Client Needs approach is used as the framework for providing safe and effective nursing care. The course includes clinical experiences in health care facilities.
References
  1. Potter & Perry (2017). Fundamentals of nursing (9 th Ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier ISBN: 978-0-323-32740-4

Course outline weekly

Weeks

Topics

Week 1 Definition of nursing. Historical background of nursing
Week 2 Safety in Health Care facilities. infection control/ universal precaution. Chain of infection. Hand washing. Standard precaution. Surgical asepsis. Isolation.
Week 3 Safety in Health Care facilities. infection control/ universal precaution. Chain of infection. Hand washing. Standard precaution. Surgical asepsis. Isolation.
Week 4 Care of patient unit. The patient unit. Care of hospital and health care unit equipment
Week 5 Basic Client Care. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge of client
Week 6 Practical and theoretical first modul examinations
Week 7 Vital Signs. Definition. Temperature. Pulse. Respiration. Blood pressure
Week 8 Vital Signs. Definition. Temperature. Pulse. Respiration. Blood pressure
Week 9 Specimen collection. Collecting stool specimen, urine specimen, sputum, blood specimen.
Week 10 Bed making. Closed bed. Occupied bed. Postoperative bed. Cold & heat application .
Week 11 Personal hygiene and skin care.
Week 12 Practical and theoretical second modul examinations.
Week 13 Nutrition and metabolism
Week 14 Elimination of Gastro Intestinal and Urinary Tract
Week 15 Medication Administration
Week 16 Nursing care of the surgical client. Pre-Op o Post-Op.
Week 17 Principles Sterilization and disinfections.
Week 18 Practical and theoretical second modul examinations.

Final examination

Assesment methods

Course activities

Number

Percentage

Attendance

1

10

Laboratory

0

0

Application

0

0

Quiz

0

0

Field activities

0

0

Specific practical training

2

15

Assignments

0

0

Presentation

0

0

Project

2

15

Seminar

0

0

Midterms

2

60

Total

100

Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success

0

60

Percentage of final exam contributing grade success

0

40

Total

100

WORKLOAD AND ECTS CALCULATION

Activities

Number

Duration (hour)

Total Work Load

Course Duration

12

2

24

Laboratory

0

0

0

Application

16

1

16

Quiz

0

0

0

Specific practical training

0

0

0

Field activities

0

0

0

Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)

2

3

6

Presentation / Seminar Preparation

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Homework assignment

0

0

0

Preparation for midterm exams

3

2

6

Midterms (Study duration)

2

1

2

Preparation for final exam

1

4

4

Final Exam (Study duration)

1

2

2

Total Workload

60

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning Outcomes Contrubition level*
1 2 3 4 5
  • Explains the basic structure, development and physiological functioning of the body at the level of molecules, cells, tissues, organs and systems.

       X
  1. Defines the causes of diseases, mechanisms of occurrence and changes in affected organs with information based on scientific data.

     X  
  1. Evaluates and applies the principles of diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of diseases and epidemiology and reduction of common diseases in the community.

       X  
  1. Evaluate national and international health systems in the context of health policies, finance and administration.

     X  
  1. Know the research processes that constitute the basis of medical knowledge and have the knowledge of foreign language to follow the developments in this field.

       
  1. Takes a medical history from the patient and, if necessary, from his relatives.

   X      
  1. Performs physical examination of patients, evaluates clinical, laboratory and radiological and findings of common diseases and applies diagnosis and treatment processes using appropriate process steps.

       X  
  1. Recognizes life-threatening situations, makes appropriate first treatment and directs when necessary.

       X  
  1. Performs preventive medical services.

       X  
  1. Keeps medical and forensic records in accordance with legal regulations, gives importance to the confidentiality of patient information and prepares and presents patient information when necessary.

X       
  1. Plans and performs the processes for the prevention and health promotion in the context of individuals and community.

       X
  1. Gain the competency to work independently and take responsibility in compulsory situations.

     X  
  1. Demonstrate a lifelong learning behavior towards professional and social changes.

     X  
  1. Fulfills his responsibilities as within the framework of professional values, ethical principles and legislations without discriminating on the basis of race, gender, religion, social and cultural.

       X
  1. Takes part in the teamwork with his colleagues and health care workers for the disease prevention and health promotion.

   X    
  1. Follow the scientific and technological developments in medical practice.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest