Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Wound Care * SHS   226 4 2 2 2

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
1. Öğretim Grup:A
To provide students with the ability and information about wound and wound care. Preventing and care for the wounds that occur due to lying too long.
1 Describes wound and wound types. 2 They open the wound care. Classify 3 Hands. 4 Appropriate precautions can be taken in the prevention of injuries. 5 Wound care is applied

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Having information about structurel and functional human body, proper for medical terminology
Having information about scene, sick/ victim and personal safety measure and sick/ victim transport equipments and proper transport tecnics.
Having information about medicine within their competence of mission, authority and responsibility and medicine administration technics
o Having information about indications of oxygen theraphy and equipments
o Can insert endotrakeal intubation when indicated
o Can perform bleeding control with proper equipment
o Can perform advanced life support steps when indicated
o Can drive ambulance and care it.
o To prevent from occupational accidents, can perform proper body mechanic technics
o Can explain the sick/ victims condition by physical examination and other diagnositc methods
o Can use automated and manual externally defibrillation
o Can use proper equipments when immobilization of sick/ victim is needed
o Can run triage and triage technics in multiple injuries or disasters
Can perform basic life support steps and methods
o Can take responsibility as individually and as a member of team about solving problems of victims
o Can analyse datas by critical approach when reached to domain spesific knowledge taken into consideration
o Can communicate to command control center, other foundations and sick/ sicks´´ relatives by using proper technics and methods
o Can cooperate with team members and other fonundations
o Can use information and communication technology and at least one foreign language as needed for communication and data transfer
o Can monitor results of changing environment and technologic advancement and analise these conditions´´ domain spesific dynamics

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Open wounds and wound care Reading Lecturer Notes
2 Treatment of burn wounds, Reading Lecturer Notes
3 burn wound care Reading Lecturer Notes
4 diabetic wounds Reading Lecturer Notes
5 Treatment and care of venous leg ulcers Reading Lecturer Notes
6 Pressure ulsers Reading Lecturer Notes
7 Permanent methods of wound closure Reading Lecturer Notes
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Wound closure of the temporary cover Reading Lecturer Notes
10 Providing support wound healing methods Reading Lecturer Notes
11 Acute radiation injury Reading Lecturer Notes
12 The bite injuries Reading Lecturer Notes
13 Gunshot wounds Reading Lecturer Notes
14 Chemical injuries and intervention methods Reading Lecturer Notes
15 Chemical injuries and intervention methods Reading Lecturer Notes
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook1. Ay F A. Basic Nursing Concepts, Principles and Applications. 2. Edition, İstanbul, 2008:205-221
2. Kurt N, Akut ve Kronik Yara Bakımı. Nobel Kitabevleri. İstanbul, 2003
3. Guyton A C, Çeviri: Solakoğlu Z. Tıbbi Fizyoloji. Nobel Kitabevleri. 10. Baskı, İstanbul, 2003
4. Özden M. Anatomi ve Fizyoloji Ders Kitabı. Feryal Matbaa., Ankara: 200300
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