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 Türkiye. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Minor health problems and medication affecting the nervous system and nursing care, autoimmune disorders and nursing care, hope, hopelessness, loneliness and bereavement.
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.
Study design, data management, parametric/non-parametric statistical analysis of cross-sectional, cohort and case-control studies used in nursing and medical research.
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 Türkiye will be compared with those in other developed and developing countries.
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.