YBH101


Course Title Course Code Program Level
BASIC GERONTOLOGY YBH101 Elderly Care Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 48 20 10 120 3 4

Teaching Staff Öğr. Gör. Remzi Kağan YÜCEL
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Vocational
Prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives This course aims to gain knowledge and skills about description of geriatric health, history of gerontology, demographics and epidemiology of geriatric health, physiological and psychosocial changes due to the aging, common problems at old age, policies about old people at Türkiye and rest of the world.
Course Content
Learning Outcomes (LO) Students that complete this course succesfully have necessary knowledge and skills about, LO1: Description of geriatric health, history of gerontology LO2: Demographics and epidemiology of geriatric health at Türkiye and rest of the world. LO3: Physiological and psychosocial changes due to the aging LO4: Common problems at old age LO5: Policies about old people, instutions and associations.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Description of geriatric health, history of gerontology
2. Week Demographics and epidemiology of geriatric health at Türkiye and rest of the world.
3. Week Aging theories
4. Week Physiologicalchanges due to the aging
5. Week Psychosocial changes due to the aging
6. Week Factors that effect aging
7. Week Common problems at old age
8. Week MID-TERM
9. Week Quality of life at old people and importance of it
10. Week Adaptation to community of elder people
11. Week Aging and elder people at Turkish culture
12. Week National and international policies about aging
13. Week Instutions and associations about elder people
14. Week Codes about older people in Türkiye
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)