Courses

ANTR 402 / ANTHROPOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS

This course will introduce students to the Anthropology of Health and Ilness. Students will study ethnographic research which critically evaluates biomedical practices in various social contexts including Turkey. It will focus on the importance of the patients? perspective in terms of understanding medical institutions and the dynamics of health care professionals-patient interaction.
Credits: 3

ETİK 400 / HEALTH CARE ETHICS

The course aims to introduce students to basic normative ethical theories, and some of the most basic ethical concepts, and their applications in analysis and evaluation of ethical problems of everyday life, and Medicine.
Credits: 3

FELS 201 / CRITICAL THINKING

Using, improving and sharpening critical reasoning skills in everyday life. Leaning to understand and evaluate arguments in a variety of scientific and non-scientific texts. Also, the study of common reasoning fallacies which hinder good reasoning skills.
Credits: 3

FELS 214 / WOMEN, DISCRIMINATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

An introduction to the evolution of two most comprehensive concepts: `gender equality? and `women?s rights? from a philosophical and ethical perspective. Three main objectives of this course: the examination and clarification of critical concepts such as equality, equity, justice, intersectionality, discrimination, oppression, sexism, cultural relativism, ?right? and rights; to provide the foundational understanding of the centrality of gender equality for human rights in general, and finally, to discuss the contemporary situation of gender equality from an international perspective in the light of the various historical, legal and normative developments for the promotion of women's human rights.
Credits: 3

HEMY 100 / 1ST YEAR COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW

This comprehensive review will include all course materials covered in the 1st year of the nursing curriculum. The content of the review will include multiple choice questions, short essays and visual material. Special emphasis will be placed on the integration of nursing interventions towards the protection and promotion of health with a multi-disciplinary approach to current medicine.
Credits: 0

HEMY 101 / HEALTH PROMOTION

The nature of human beings, cell biochemistry and functional structure, theories of human development, criteria for professionalization, history and development of the nursing profession, family-centered and humanistic perspective approach, factors affecting communication, health, health perception, protection and promotion of health, health education, organization in health services, the sociological approach to health, demographics and epidemiology.
Credits: 2

HEMY 102 / SEXUALITY, ROLE RELATIONSHIPS

The courses' block consists of the topics coming under the concepts of sexuality and role relationships. Sexuality; anatomy and physiology of the reproductive system, reproductive and sexual health, reproductive rights, safe sex, gender inequality, basic ethical concepts and ethical problems related to sexual health, Role Relationships; the nursing process, nursing classification systems, organization and professional associations.
Credits: 2

HEMY 103 / SAFETY AND PROTECTION-I

Environmental factors affecting health, microorganisms and classification, anatomy and physiology of the muscoskeletal system, safety and protection of at risk children and adults, preventive measures, violence, factors affecting violence and prevention.
Credits: 3

HEMY 104 / NUTRITION -I

Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system, physiology of the endocrine system, nutritional balance, food groups, protein carbohydrate and fat metabolism, growth and development 1-3 and 3-6 years, fluid electrolytes and acid-base balance.
Credits: 3

HEMY 105 / SELF- PERCEPTION

Anatomy and physiology of the neurological system, concepts of behavioral psychology. Behaviours affecting interpersonal communication such as assertiveness, empathy and feed-back, identity, self-concept, self-respect and body image, the disabled individual and the family, growth and development in the 0-1 age stage.
Credits: 3

HEMY 106 / ELIMINATION AND EXCHANGE-I

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory and urinary systems, growth and development: 6-12 and 12-24 years, school health nursing, youth risk behaviour, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.
Credits: 2

HEMY 108 / ACTIVITY AND REST-I

Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system sleep and rest, biopsychosocial aspectes of adulthood, menapause-andropause, geriatric period and theories of aging, psychosocial dimensions of the aging process, communication with the elderly, concepts of death and loss.
Credits: 2

HEMY 124 / STRESS MANAGEMENT

The definition of stress based on different approaches; reactions to stress; the effects of stress on the individual; the cognitive, emotional and physical strategies that the students can apply in their lives and while working with the patients.
Credits: 3

HEMY 200 / 2ND YEAR COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW

This comprehensive review will include all course materials covered in the 2nd of the nursing curriculum. The content of the review includes multiple choice questions, short essays and visual material. Special emphasis will be placed on the integration fundamental health problems into nursing care with a multidisciplinary approach to current medical science.
Credits: 0

HEMY 201 / SAFETY AND PROTECTION-II

Sickness, hospitalization and chronic disease in children and adults, nursing approach and management of patients with anxiety, conflict resolution, patient safety, principles of asepsis and antisepsis, sterilization and disinfection, pharmaceutical effect mechanisms and drug interactions, routes of drug administration, wound healing, hospital infections, patient rights, examples of safety and protection in the clinical environment, leadership and leadership theories, motivation.
Credits: 4

HEMY 202 / ACTIVITY AND REST-II

Minor health problems of the musculoskeletal system and nursing aspects, medication affecting the muscoskeletal system, cast care and traction, minor health problems and nursing care of the circulatory system, medication affecting the circulatory system, postural drainage, aspiration and oxygen therapy, range of motion (ROM) exercises, minor health problems and nursing care of the hematologic system, medication affecting the hematologic system.
Credits: 3

HEMY 203 / NUTRITION -II

Health problems affecting nutrition, parenteral feeding, anemia, malnutrition, diabetes mellitus, hepatitis and nursing care, medications used to treat digestive and endocrine disease, illness and quality of life.
Credits: 3

HEMY 204 / SEXUALITY, COPING AND STRESS TOLERANCE

The courses' block consists of the topics coming under the concepts of sexuality and coping and stress tolerance. Sexuality and reproduction; genetic councelling, safe motherhood, prenatal birth and post-natal care, care of the healthy newborn, gynecologic inflammations and infections, STD?s, post-operative care after gynecologic surgery, sexual dysfunction, communication with individuals experiencing sexual and reproductive function disorders, Coping and Stress Tolerance; Crisis and compatibility; substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, the concept of anger.
Credits: 4

HEMY 205 / ELIMINATION -EXCHANGE - II

Fluid electrolyte, acid- base imbalance and nursing care in children and adults. Treatment methods for shock, hypertension, constipation, diarrhea and nursing care, minor health problems of the urinary system, medications used to treat urinary disease, minor health problems of the respiratory system and medications used to treat respiratory disease.
Credits: 3

HEMY 206 / COGNITION AND PERCEPTION -I

Minor health problems and medication affecting the nervous system and nursing care, autoimmune disorders and nursing care, hope, hopelessness, loneliness and bereavement.
Credits: 3

HEMY 207 / BIOSTATISTICS AND RESEARCH METHODS - I

Introduction to biostatistics and statistical analysis methods used in health research. Probability theory, distributions, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, correlation, linear regression; prevalence, incidence, morbidity and mortality rates in epidemiologic studies will be covered.
Credits: 2

HEMY 208 / BIOSTATISTICS AND RESEARCH METHODS - II

Study design, data management, parametric/non-parametric statistical analysis of cross-sectional, cohort and case-control studies used in nursing and medical research.
Credits: 2

HEMY 221 / WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH AREA

The course focuses on factors facilitating and hindering the leadership of women in professional area-herein health, social associations and politics with respect to theoretical point of views, up-to-date research and workforce practices. Research findings and practices, women related policies in Turkey will be compared with those in other developed and developing countries.
Credits: 3

HEMY 223 / PROFESSIONALISM IN NURSING

Analysis of nursing professionalism within the health care system using the cultural and systems approach. Professionalism in nursing is explored within the context of biopsychosocial concepts and principles.
Credits: 3

HEMY 225 / TRANSCULTURAL NURSING

Influence of culture on health care in culturally diverse societies, cultural models and evaluation tools for nursing care delivery, health-related cultural beliefs in groups and individual and communities, values and how they are reflected in practice.
Credits: 3

HEMY 300 / 3RD YEAR COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW

This comprehensive review will include all topics related to the course material covered in the 3rd year of nursing school. The content will include multiple choice questions, short essays and visual material. Special emphasis will be placed on the integration complex health problems into nursing care with a multidisciplinary approach to current medical science.
Credits: 0

HEMY 301 / SAFETY AND PROTECTION-III

Situational crises and crisis management, breaking bad news, common cancer types, cancer treatment, palliative care and symptom management in cancer patients, psychosocial aspects of cancer, intensive care nursing, communication with the intensive care patient, pain management in intensive care, medication used in effective treatment of pain, hemodynamic monitoring, end-of-life care, patient refusing treatment, brain death, organ donation.
Credits: 3

HEMY 302 / CASE STUDY- I

Case-studies designed to adress children and adult patients with major health problems of the gastrointestinal system include activities designed to facilitate the utilization of students? skills such as accessing information, problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making. The process involves identification of the problem, planning of nursing care based on current evidence to resolve the problem and the proposition of alternative interventions.
Credits: 3

HEMY 303 / SEXUALITY

High-risk pregnancy and high-risk neonate, organization and theories of management, professional and legal issues in nursing, models of nursing care delivery, advocacy in nursing.
Credits: 3

HEMY 304 / CASE STUDY- II

Case-studies designed to adress children and adult patients with major health problems of the cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory and muscoskeletal systems include activities designed to facilitate the utilization of students? skills such as accessing information, problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making. The process involves identification of the problem, planning of nursing care based on current evidence to resolve the problem and the proposition of alternative interventions.
Credits: 3

HEMY 305 / COGNITION AND PERCEPTION -II

Major health problems affecting the nervous system, diagnosis and care of psychiatric disorders, psychotic disorders, mood and personality disorders, personality disorders, mood disorders, somatoform disorders, suicide and nursing care, medication used in psychiatric disorders, basic and advanced life support, trauma and nursing care.
Credits: 2

HEMY 306 / CASE STUDY- III

Case-studies designed to adress children and adult patients with major health problems of the urinary system include activities designed to facilitate the utilization of students? skills such as accessing information, problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making. The process involves identification of the problem, planning of nursing care based on current evidence to resolve the problem and the proposition of alternative interventions.
Credits: 3

HEMY 390 / INDEPENDENT STUDY

Investigation of one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research paper or project at the end of the term
Credits: 3

HEMY 395 / INDEPENDENT STUDY

Investigation of one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research paper or project at the end of the term
Credits: 1.5

HEMY 400 / 4TH YEAR COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW

This comprehensive review will include all topics related to the course material covered in the 4th year of nursing school. The content will include multiple choice questions, short essays and visual material. Special emphasis will be placed on the integration complex health problems into nursing care with a multidisciplinary approach to current medical science.
Credits: 0

HEMY 401 / INTERNAL MEDICAL NURSING INTERNSHIP

This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing interventions in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to internal medical nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.
Credits: 3

HEMY 402 / PEDIATRIC NURSING INTERNSHIP

This course focuses on providing experiences regarding the comprehensive nursing interventations in the first, second, third, comprehensive nursing care. In the areas regarding child health and diaseas nursing, the course provides the student with leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research, decision-making skills to gain proficiency in developing implementations in nursing care.
Credits: 3

HEMY 403 / SURGICAL NURSING INTERNSHIP

This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing interventions in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to surgical nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.
Credits: 3

HEMY 404 / MENTAL HEALTH NURSING INTERNSHIP

This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing practice towards mental health promotion in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to mental health nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.
Credits: 3

HEMY 405 / WOMEN'S HEALTH NURSING INTERNSHIP

This course focuses on providing experience regarding comprehensive nursing interventions in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to women?s health nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.
Credits: 3

HEMY 406 / PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING INTERNSHIP

This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing practice towards public health promotion in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to mental health nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.
Credits: 3

HEMY 490 / INDEPENDENT STUDY

Investigation of one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research paper or project at the end of the term
Credits: 3

HEMY 495 / INDEPENDENT STUDY

Investigation of one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research paper or project at the end of the term
Credits: 1.5

PSİK 201 / GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFESPAN

Human growth and development from birth through senescence explored relative to behavioural, psychological and maturational processes.
Credits: 3

PSİK 302 / PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

Psychopathology and therapeutics as applied to current practice. An historical perspective with the major psychiatric diagnoses defined along with the therapies.
Credits: 3

SANT 201 / CREATIVE DRAMA

Discovering the tools and methods of creative drama -a process-oriented, experiential and improvisational form of drama- through exercises in movement/dance, story-telling/story building, theatre games, physical characterization, sensory awareness, and rhythm/music. Encouraging self-expression and imagination, learning to bring personal and collective stories (lived or imagined) to life in a non-judgemental atmosphere of ?creative joy?.
Credits: 3

TLIT 202 / TURKISH SHORT STORY

Examines the origins and the development of the short story in Turkish language, with references to the Western tradition. Investigates the structural and content characteristics of the short story as a genre. Places special emphasis on contemporary writers. The course is offered in Turkish.
Credits: 3

TÜRK 100 / TURKISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

Improved oral and written competence in Turkish; a more thorough knowledge and a better appreciation of linguistic/cultural heritage.
Credits: 4

İKTİ 402 / ECONOMICS AND HEALTH

An introductory course in the general principles of economics and the study of the major characteristics of macro and micro economics. A consideration of the place of the health sector in the economy, the design and financing of health insurance, behavior of public and private hospitals, role of competition in the medical care market, determinants of technological change and effects of government regulations.
Credits: 3

İNGL 101 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE I

Students will be introduced to foundational English skills. Students will learn practical vocabulary, important English phrases and greetings, fundamental grammatical concepts, and basic skills in reading, writing, listening and pronunciation. Students will learn to express important needs and wants in English, make simple requests and use questions in order to build confidence in communication skills.
Credits: 4

İNGL 102 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE I

Students will continue improving elementary English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, and reading skills.
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: İNGL. 101

İNGL 201 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE II

Students will learn upper-elementary and pre-intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will also begin learning and practicing basic nursing and health-related vocabulary and phrases for successful communication with patients.
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: İNGL. 101 and İNGL. 102

İNGL 202 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE II

Students will continue improving upper-elementary and pre-intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will continue learning and practicing basic nursing and health-related vocabulary and phrases for successful communication with patients.
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: İNGL. 201

İNGL 301 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE III

Students will learn pre-intermediate and intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will continue learning and practicing essential nursing, medical, and health-related English through readings, role-plays, simulations, and course projects.
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: İNGL. 201 and İNGL. 202

İNGL 302 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE III

Students will continue improving intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will continue practicing essential nursing, medical, and health-related English through readings, role-plays, simulations, and course projects.
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: İNGL. 301

İNGL 400 / SUMMER ENGLISH

This voluntary course is offered to help students prepare for standardized English proficiency examinations in order for them to apply for and be successful in higher education and/or other professional opportunities.
Credits: 0

İNGL 401 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV

Students will continue improving all skills of English with a focus on academic English and critical thinking in the health-care field. Specifically, students will work to increase vocabulary, comprehend more challenging texts, and present and discuss various health-related topics. Further advanced writing and grammar skills will be emphasized in order to prepare students for professional and higher-educational opportunities.
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: İNGL. 301 and İNGL. 302

İNGL 402 / NURSING SEMINAR IN ENGLISH

Students will acquire the ability to comprehend, analyze and discuss academic and non-academic material on health issues and nursing in particular. Through texts and multimedia in English, they will learn about the latest medical developments and professional experiences of nurses and doctors in various cultural contexts. They will also read and discuss illness narratives written or told by patients who suffer from common diseases. In addition to learning techniques for discourse and narrative analysis, students will recognize and implement various stylistic components of both academic and non-academic texts, such as essays and response papers, and practice writing abstracts and a formal essay on a wide variety of health-related topics.
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: İNGL. 401