HEM402


Course Title Course Code Program Level
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING HEM402 Nursing B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
08
(Spring)
84 224 196 504 14 17

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Handan TERZİ
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to teach the main roles and functions of the public health nurse specific to the practice areas via focusing on the health promotion on the basis of individual, family, and community in line with the notions and theories related to the primary health services.
Course Content This course investigates the process of nursing services needed for the protection and promotion of the bio-psycho-social health of the individual, family, and community, home care of the patient and reintegration into the community, along with the adjustment of negative conditions affecting health in the context of primary health services, and enables this process to be put into practice.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who completed the course successfully will acquire the followings: LO -1. Explains the history of public health nursing. LO -2. Explains the philosophy of public health nursing. LO -3. Counts the changing and improving roles and functions of the public health nurse. LO -4. Assesses the community and the living environments where he/she served for. LO -5. Summarizes the health system and its organization. LO -6. Associates the reflections of health policies to the primary health services. LO -7. Associates the structure and functions, health status and affecting factors of the family. LO -8. Plans a health education effectively via using the principles of health education, LO -9. Organizes the health screenings. LO -10. Interprets the relationship between population, environment, and health. LO -11. Assesses the health of individuals according to life courses (infancy, childhood, adulthood, senility) and genders. LO -12. Counts the common risk factors of premature deaths due to the non-communicable diseases and the importance of controlling these risk factors. LO -13. Explains the responsibilities of the public health nurse for the prevention and control of the communicable diseases. LO -14. Explains his/her opinion on the significance and priority of health needs of disadvantaged groups. LO -15. Classifies the unusual disasters frequently seen in our country and the responsibilities of the public health nurse associated with the issue. LO -16. Counts the factors affecting the community’s mental health. LO -17. Interprets the importance of health literacy on the community health promotion issue.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Historical Development, Definition, Roles and Functions of Public Health Nursing Duties, Authorities and Responsibilities of the Public Health Nurse Practical Activity
2. Week Historical Development and Organization of the Healthcare Services both in the World and in Turkey Practical Activity
3. Week Family Health Nursing, Home Visits, Home Care Nursing Ethical Issues in Public Health Nursing Practical Activity
4. Week Well Baby Health and Adolescent Health Care School Health Services Practical Activity
5. Week 15-49 Aged Women and Pregnant Health Care Practical Activity
6. Week Elderly Health Care Practical Activity
7. Week Theories and Models Used in the Health Education Health Literacy Practical Activity
8. Week The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Screening in Public Health Care Services Practical Activity
9. Week Occupational Health and Public Health Nursing, Practical Activity
10. Week The Relationship Between Globalization, Migration, Population, Environment and Health Practical Activity
11. Week Public Health Emergencies, Natural Disasters, and Public Health Nursing Practical Activity
12. Week Mass Violence and Community Mental Health Nursing Practical Activity
13. Week Needs of Disadvantaged Populations and Public Health Nursing Practical Activity
14. Week Complementary-Alternative Treatments and Public Health Nursing Practical Activity
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 1. Güler, Ç., & Akın, L. (Ed). Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler. (3 Cilt). 3. Baskı, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara, 2015. 2. Ayaz-Alkaya, S. (Ed). Sağlığın Geliştirilmesi. Hedef CS Basın Yayın, Ankara, 2017. 3. Bilgili, N., & Kitiş, Y. (Ed). Yaşlılık ve Yaşlı Sağlığı. Vize Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2017. 4. Yıldız, A. N. ve Sandal, A. (Ed.). İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği Meslek Hastalıkları. Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara, 2020. 5. Rector, C., & Stanley, M. J. (Ed). Community and Public Health Nursing. 10th Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2021.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

LO1

5

5

5

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5

5

2

2

5

3

5

5

LO2

5

5

5

2

5

5

5

5

5

3

5

5

LO3

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

LO4

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

LO5

5

5

5

4

5

5

5

5

5

2

5

5

LO6

5

5

5

2

5

5

5

5

5

1

5

5

LO7

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

1

5

5

LO8

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

LO9

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

1

5

5

LO10

5

5

5

1

5

5

5

5

5

2

5

5

LO11

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

3

5

5

LO12

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

3

5

5

LO13

5

5

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

LO14

5

5

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

LO15

5

5

5

4

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

LO16

5

5

5

1

5

5

5

5

5

2

5

5

LO17

5

5

5

1

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

 

 

* Contribution level: 1-Very low, 2-Low, 3-Medium, 4-High, 5-Very high