COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Geriatric Psychiatry * YBP   286 4 2 4 5

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 Hamide ŞİŞMAN
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.AYŞE İNEL MANAV1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Aim of the course is protecting the mental health of elderly individuals and the ability to use related interventions in mental disorders in elderly people.
Content
1. Mental Health and Mental Health Disorders 2. Defense Mechanism 3. Maturation Period and Psychological Changes in Aging Process 4. General Symptoms of Mental Illness 5. Therapeutic Communication 6. Mood Disorders in Elderly 7. Neurotic, Stress-related Somatoform Disorders 8. Abuse, Chronic Alcoholism and Related Approach 9. Psychotic Disorders 10.Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychiatry

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 .
4
4.Distinguishes social , professional , ethical principles and laws in elderly care.
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 Mental Health and Mental Health Disorders Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
2 Defense Mechanism Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
3 Maturation Period and Psychological Changes in Aging Process Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
4 General Symptoms of Mental Illness I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
5 General Symptoms of Mental Illness II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
6 Therapeutic Communication I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
7 Therapeutic Communication II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
8 Mid-Term Exam Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
9 Mood Disorders in Elderly Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
10 Neurotic, Stress-related Somatoform Disorders I Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
11 Neurotic, Stress-related Somatoform Disorders II Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
12 Abuse, Chronic Alcoholism and Related Approach Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
13 Psychotic Disorders Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
14 Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychiatry Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
15 Evoluation Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation
16-17 Term Exams Reading the lecture notes and power point presentation

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
1. www. gebam.hacettepe.edu.tr
2. Kutsal YG. Temel Geriatri. Ankara: Güneş Kitabevleri, 2007
3. Arıoğlu S. Geriatri ve Gerontoloji. Ankara: MN Medikal&Nobel Tıp Kitap Sarayı, 2006.