Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
DYZ2005 Principles of Patient Care Spring 2 0 2 3
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor ZEYNEP GÜL
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor GAZİ KARAKURT
Recommended Optional Program Components: Dialysis Centers
Course Objectives: The aim of this lesson is to teach basic concepts of health, disease and care in diseases.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students passing this lesson;

1- Describe vital symptoms of dialysis patients.
2- Describe the concepts of health and disease.
3- Explain care of the patients' hair, face and hygiene.

Course Content

This lesson contains the basic needs of human, concepts of health and disease, health team, confident hospital environment, hospital infections, individual hygiene.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Human and Basic Needs, Concepts of Health and Disease
2) Communication and communication principles
3) Vital symptoms
4) Hospital Infections, Izolation, Asepsis, Sterilization, Disinfection
5) Individual Hygiene and Care, Hair-Face Care
6) Use of Sterile Forceps
7) Bed Rest, Advantages and Disadvantages of Bed Rest, Massage and Applications of Massage, Decubitus and Treatment of Decubitus
8) Bed Preparation of Patients, Massages
9) Stomach intubation, Urinary system
10) Methods of Drug Administration,
11) Solutions and Devices Used In Intravenous Fluid Treatment
12) Repiratory System Physiology, Sleep and Relaxation
13) Urinary System and Applications
14) End of Life Care


Course Notes / Textbooks: Weekly distributed by the course lecturer.
References: AŞTI, Prof. Dr. Türkinaz Atabek, Babadağ, K., (2013) Hemşirelik Esasları Uygulama Rehberi, İstanbul Medikal Yayıncılık.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 1 % 10
Homework Assignments 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Homework Assignments 3 5 15
Quizzes 1 1 1
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 75

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.