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
HEM3081 Health Promotion Spring 2 0 2 6
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 : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi HAYAT YALIN
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor TUĞBA DUYGU ÖZMET
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi AHU KÜRKLÜ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: To learn; basic concepts related to health and health promotion, health protection and promotion concepts and factors that effects individual, family, community. To gain knowledge and skills behavior-specific health protection models and solutions strategy for the development of community healths promotion.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1 Describes the basic concepts related to health behavior and health promotion.
2 Describes the relationship between health prevention and promotion behaviors and behavioral determinants that influence the change is announced.
3 Explains National and international health development policies, objectives, principles and standards.
4 Understands the theoretical model for health promotion programs.
5 Knows plans and implements evidence-based health promotion programs.

Course Content

This course includes concepts of health protection and promotion, health promotion models and national and international policies related to health promotion.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Health Protection and Promotion Concepts
2) Identify healthy lifestyle behaviors
3) Behavior Modification Process and related factors I
4) Behavior Modification Process and related factors II
5) Health Promotion Models
6) Health Belief Model
7) Health Belief Model (Article Critics)
8) Midterm examination
9) Health Promotion Model
10) Health Promotion Model (Article Critics)
11) Transtheoretical Model
12) Transtheoretical Model (article critics)
13) Nurse's Roles and innovative practices in the health promotion.
14) National and international policies in health promotion, Evaluation of the course


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ders notları haftalık olarak verilecektir.
The course notes will be given weekly.
References: 1. Clark CC: Health Promotion In Communities, Holistic and Wellness Approaches, Spinger Publishing Company, 2002
2. Edelman CL, Mandle DL: Health Promotions Throughout The Lifespan, Fifth Edition, Mosby, 2002.
3. Pender NJ, Murdaugh JL, Parsons MA: Health Promotion in Nursig Practice, Fifty Edition, Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2006.
4. Maville JA, Huerta CG (2008) Health Promotion in Nursing. Thompson Delmar Learning, 2nd Edition,New York, USA 2. Allender JA, Rector C, Warner KD

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
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 4 56
Presentations / Seminar 2 10 20
Homework Assignments 2 10 20
Midterms 1 15 15
Final 1 20 20
Total Workload 159

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.