COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Basic Gerontology * YBP   167 1 3 3 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites YOK
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Şenay DAĞILGAN
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiEBRU GÖZÜYEŞİL1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Learning how to look at aging in the World and in Turkey starting from the history of old age, knowing protection and improvement of health regarding policies in old age, learning İnstitutions, associations and organizations and laws and regulations with the elderly
Content
Comprehensive examination science of old age and ageing

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
1. Explains basic principles and concepts with elderly care.
X
2
2. States aging, aging process and changes in the aging process.
X
3
3.Explains personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals, and the basic information for improving the quality of life .
X
4
4.Distinguishes social , professional , ethical principles and laws in elderly care.
X
5
5. Describes interventions in elderly care.
X
6
6.Describes interventions personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals regarding enviromental regulations in home aged care.
7
7.Describes physiological changes in old age and the principles of specific nutrition to common diseases.
8
8. Lists health and occupational safety practices in working environment.
9
9. Distinguishes social rehabilitation needs in elderly and performs them.
10
10. Uses critical thinking , creative thinking and appropriate methods and techniques for the development of problem solving skills .
11
11. Uses effectively first aid techniques in case of emergency in the elderly.
12
12.Uses effectively interventions in holistic elderly care.
13
13.Uses planned basic techniques of physical rehabilitation in the elderly .
14
14. Takes responsibility for solving old problems in society as individuals and groups.
15
15.Analyzes information with a critical approach by themselves .
16
16. Uses the skills to communicate effectively with elderly persons and others.
17
17.Uses tools , information and communication technologies in working envoriment.
18
18.Monitors information in the field using at least one foreign language and comminicates with colleagues.
19
19. İnitiatives for the thinking and development of their performance .
20
20.Monitors artistic, scientific events and current events in community and in the world.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Definition of old age and the history of Gerontology Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
2 Definition of geriatrics and gerontology Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
3 Age-related physiological and psycho-social changes Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
4 The demographic situation of old age and the epidemiology in Turkey and in the world. Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
5 The Quality of Life in Old Age Persons Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
6 Common problems in the elderly I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
7 Common problems in the elderly II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Aging in Turkish culture and the situation of the elderly Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
10 Theories of aging I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
11 Theories of aging II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
12 Aging policy in national and international area Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
13 İnstitutions, associations and organizations regarding the elderly Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
14 Laws and regulations with the elderly in Turkey Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
15 Repetition of the subject Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
16-17 Term Exams Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook1.Akgün S,Erdal R,Yaşlılık Kavramı ve yaşlıya yaklaşım,Temel Geriatri,güneş kitabevi,2007
2.Tarihte yaşlılık,Erişim; http://www.bilgiustam.com/yasli-insanlarin-toplumdaki-yeri/
3.Geriatriye giriş,Erişim; www.geriatri.hacettepe.edu.tr/soru/geriatri.doc - Benzer
4.Akın G,Her Yönüyle Yaşlılık,Palme yayıncılık,Ankara,2006,
5.Cangöz B,Ulaç S,Yaşlılık döneminde meydana gelen psikolojik değişiklikler,Temel Geriatri,Güneş kitabevi, 6.Karadakovan A,Aslan F E,Dahili ve cerrahi hastalıklarda bakım,nobel kitabevi,2010 7.Türkiye’de yaşlılık alanındaki sosyal hizmet uygulamaları, Erişim;http://www.huzurevleri.org.tr/docs/shcek_yasliliga_genel_bakis.pdf
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