COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Neurological Diseases YBP   154 2 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Emir İbrahim IŞIK
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.EMİR İBRAHİM IŞIK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To recognize the chronic diseases of aging and to find out the effects chronic diseases on aging.
Content
Neurological system anatomy, neurological examination and neurological disorders in the elderly.

Learning Outcomes
1) To explain common neurological diseases in elderly.
2) To explain the basic principles of care for neurological diseases.
3) Lists changes in level of consciousness
4) The seizure discloses the concept of epilepsy and uses the basic principles and methods of securing the epileptic age
5) Explain basic information about ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke in the elderly,
6) Identify basic information about parkinsonian disease in the elderly and apply the care of the parkinsonian patient
7) Explains memory and cognitive functions in the elderly
8) Explain basic information about mild cognitive impairment in the elderly
9) Specifies the basic principles of Alzheimer's disease and care in the
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1. Explains basic principles and concepts with elderly care.
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2. States aging, aging process and changes in the aging process.
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3.Explains personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals, and the basic information for improving the quality of life .
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4.Distinguishes social , professional , ethical principles and laws in elderly care.
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5. Describes interventions in elderly care.
X
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6.Describes interventions personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals regarding enviromental regulations in home aged care.
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7.Describes physiological changes in old age and the principles of specific nutrition to common diseases.
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8. Lists health and occupational safety practices in working environment.
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9. Distinguishes social rehabilitation needs in elderly and performs them.
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10. Uses critical thinking , creative thinking and appropriate methods and techniques for the development of problem solving skills .
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11. Uses effectively first aid techniques in case of emergency in the elderly.
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12.Uses effectively interventions in holistic elderly care.
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13.Uses planned basic techniques of physical rehabilitation in the elderly .
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14. Takes responsibility for solving old problems in society as individuals and groups.
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15.Analyzes information with a critical approach by themselves .
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16. Uses the skills to communicate effectively with elderly persons and others.
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17.Uses tools , information and communication technologies in working envoriment.
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18.Monitors information in the field using at least one foreign language and comminicates with colleagues.
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19. İnitiatives for the thinking and development of their performance .
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20.Monitors artistic, scientific events and current events in community and in the world.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Lecture description: Introduction, purpose and learning objectives Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
2 Anatomy and physiology of neurological system Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Anatomy and physiology of neurological system Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
4 Neurological exam in elderly Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
5 Neurological exam in elderly Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
6 Altered mental retardation, increases intracranial pressure syndrome Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
7 Epilepsia Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and course presentation Testing
9 Serebrovasculary diseases, ischemic stroke, hemorragic stroke Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
10 Parkinson disease and other movement disorders Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
11 Parkinson disease and other movement disorders Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
12 Memory and cognitive functions, mild cognitive impairment Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
13 Alzheimer disease and other dementia Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
14 Alzheimer disease and other dementia Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
15 Neuropathic pain Lecture notes and course presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Lecture notes and course presentation Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook"Temel Geriatri." Yeşim Gökçe Kutsal, Ankara: Güneş Tıp Press (2007).
"Physical rehabilitation." O´Sullivan, Susan B., Thomas J. Schmitz, and George Fulk. FA Davis, (2013).
Additional Resources