COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Elderly Care Principles and Practices 2 * YBP   164 2 2 6 8

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 Hemsire Dudu ALPTEKİN
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.EMİR İBRAHİM IŞIK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Explain the basic concepts and principles in holistic care of elderly person and having the ability to practice techniques and methods in holistic elderly care.
Content
1. Physiological basic human needs-nutritional requirements 2.Physiological basic human needs-intestinal excretion 3.Physiological basic human needs-respiratory requirements 4.Physiological basic human needs-urinary excretion 5.Physiological basic human needs- sleep and rest 6.Physiological basic human needs-the elimination of pain and suffering

Learning Outcomes
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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.
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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 Physiological basic human needs-nutritional requirements I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
2 Physiological basic human needs-nutritional requirements II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
3 Physiological basic human needs-nutritional requirements III Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
4 Physiological basic human needs-intestinal excretion I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
5 Physiological basic human needs-intestinal excretion I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
6 Physiological basic human needs-intestinal excretion III Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
7 Physiological basic human needs-respiratory requirements I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Physiological basic human needs-respiratory requirements II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
10 Physiological basic human needs-respiratory requirements III Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
11 Physiological basic human needs- urinary excretion I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
12 Physiological basic human needs- urinary excretion II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
13 Physiological basic human needs- urinary excretion III Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
14 Physiological basic human needs- sleep and rest Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
15 Physiological basic human needs-the elimination of pain and suffering 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.Akça A.Temel Hemşirelik Kavramlar,İlkeler,Uygulamalar. İstanbul:Medikal Yayıncılık,2008.
2. Karadakovan A,Aslan F E,Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım. Ankara: Nobel Kitabevi, 2010.
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