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Nursing
Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully completed all requirements for graduation and curriculum conditions graduate with a Bachelor's degree in the field of “Nursing”.

Level of Qualification

First Cycle Degree

Objectives

Our aim is to educate nurse graduates who use science as a base, help individual, family and society health in the light of technological developments, detect the necessities of patient people, plan, practice and evaluate the care in parallel with vocational standards and ethic codes, and use effectively the roles of education, research, leadership and consultancy as a member of health team.

Specific Admission Requirements

The students, with a high school diploma, showing particular success in the examinations conducted by the Republic of Turkey Higher Education Council Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or in certain international exams accepted by OSYM are placed by OSYM considering the order of choice and success.

Students, who are eligible to be a student at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, register with the specified documents within the announced time.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

In order to be accepted from a vocational school (short cycle), student must pass the vertical transfer examination held by OSYM (DGS exam) and succeed the required base scores of related bachelor (first cycle) program. The vertical transfers of Vocational High School graduates to the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Bachelor’s degree programs are applied by the Faculty Administrative Committee according to the provisions of the regulations published on the official gazette dated 29.07.2011 and numbered 28009 “Regulations on Changes in Regulations about Vocational High Schools and Open Education Associate Programs Graduates’ Attending Bachelors Degree Level Education”.

Lateral transfer can be done among the programs and the units of the Faculties, High Schools and Vocational High Schools of Mehmet Akif Ersoy University. Recognition of prior learning, vertical and lateral transfers, and credit transfers determined by the Board of Higher Education Regulation number 27561 published in Official Gazette dated 24.04.2010 (Regulations on Recognition of Transfers among the Short Cycle and First Cycle Degree Programs, Double Majors, and Second Majors, and Credit Transfers among Institutions).

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The students, who complete a total of 196 local course credits or 240 ECTS credits successfully and have at least 2.00 grade point average out of 4.00, are eligible for the bachelor's degree. The maximum time allowed to complete their undergraduate education is seven years.

Profile of The Programme

Burdur School of Health was established as connected to Suleyman Demirel University in 1996, and began teaching and training in the academic year 1998-1999 with the Nursing Department. The school has 44 teaching staff. Every academic year, the Nursing Department accepts approximately 130 undergraduate students and the nursing department has 508 undergraduate students totally. The normal period of undergraduate study is 4 academic years and 8 semesters. During undergraduate programs, students must take minimum 240 ECTS credits in order to be eligible for graduation.

The profile of the Nursing Program is to educate nurses who serve, in national and international levels, the healthy/ill people, family and society, giving preventive, curative and rehabilitating healthcare under the light of evidence-based practices; integrate the elements of academic research; take roles of an instructor, implementer, manager, and researcher. Nursing Program has basic courses such as Fundamental Medicine, Natural Science and Social Science, Nursing Science and Applied Nursing. In the Applied Nursing Courses, students first practice on models to improve themselves in technical laboratories and then perform their applied education in the areas such as hospitals, clinics and some public institutions with the supervision of the instructors. In the last year just before graduation, they get prepared for nursing by undergoing an intern education.

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  Upon successful completion of the program, the students will be able to; act in conformity with the professional ethical codes, legislations, regulations and statutes with regard to rights.
 2-  Define the structural, functional (anatomical, physiological, histological, biochemical ect.) and behavioral characteristics of healthy and sick individuals in all stages of life and performs the optimum processes.
 3-  Gain experience of the ability to work with other disciplines of health.
 4-  To plan projects and events for the social environment with other professional groups by virtue of social responsibility.
 5-  Use a foreign language that reach international knowledge and communicate with colleagues.
 6-  Follow the latest developments about health, analyze specific papers and perform researches.
 7-  Express himself in an oral and written way effectively.
 8-  Determine the educational needs of Individual, family and society and that can give appropriate training using the most correct strategies and methods and techniques.
 9-  Be aware of the social, scientific and professional ethics values, patients’ rights and legal responsibilities.
 10-  Effectively use information and communication technologies at least one computer software.
 11-  Demonstrate skills and tools necessary to promote life-long learning.
 12-  Comprehend events, thoughts and principles in the rise and development process of modern Turkey.
 13-  Detect individuals’ nursing care needs in every environment towards modern approaches, when health deteriorates.
 14-  Take responsibility regarding individual and professional development, plays an active role in mechanism of decision-making for the development of the profession.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The students who graduate from the School of Health have the opportunity to work in public or private hospitals. They also work in family health centers, dialysis centers, and rehabilitation centers, school health nursing in educational institutions, labor health nursing in industry and in factories, in institutions offering elderly care and home care services and also in every field linked with human.

Access to Further Studies

Upon successful completion of bachelor’s degree, they have the opportunity to study for a master’s and doctorate degree.
A master’s program can be studied in different areas (basic medical sciences, health administration, education, science, etc.). 

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

The students are subjected to various evaluation methods such as exam(s), homework, project(s), practice(s) and final exam. The evaluation methods include: written exam(s), true-false test(s), short-answered test(s), multiple-choice test(s), oral exam(s), homework, project(s), and performance duties (application / laboratory / seminar / presentation / term paper / dissertation). This part is explained in detail on the individual course information page for each course.

All exams and other activities are graded based on 100 points. The midterm and final exams represent 40% and 60% of the final grade, respectively.  A student obtaining one of the grades of (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB), (CC), (G), and (B) is considered successful in that course. To enter exams, students must meet following requirements that are specifically outlined in “Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Regulation for Vocational and Undergraduate Education and Examination”:

a) Enrolment for the course in question,

b) At least 70% attendance of the course,

c) At least 80% attendance of the practices in the course,

d) Successfully completing practical projects.

Other matters related to learning and exams are given in “Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Regulation for Vocational and Undergraduate Education and Examination”.

Grade conversion is carried out from the 100 grade scale into the Letter grade scale and 4 point grade scale using the table given below for Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University.

Grade in Points

Grade in Letters

Grade in Points

Status

90-100

AA

4,00

Successful

80-89

BA

3,50

Successful

80-84

BB

3,00

Successful

75-79

CB

2,50

Successful

70-74

CC

2,00

Successful

65-69

DC

1,50

Fail*

60-64

DD

1,00

Fail*

00-59

FD

0,50

Fail

              DZ

FF

0,00

Fail

*A student with a (DC) or (DD) grade is considered successful if they had a yearly Grade Point Average (GPA) of minimum 2.00 in the given year.

G: Successful in non-credited courses, internship, industry based training, professional orientation program, and the practice,

K: Unsuccessful in non-credited courses, internship, industry based training, professional orientation program, and the practice,

M: Exempt,

B: Successful

The students, whose grade point average is less than 1.80, connot take course from upper grade.

Graduation Requirements

The students, who complete a total of 196 local course credits or 240 ECTS credits successfully and have at least 2.00 grade point average out of 4.00, are eligible for the bachelor's degree.

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Assit. Prof. Dr..Emine Hilal Şener

Contact

Address:
Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
School of Health 
Head of Nursing Department
Phone: +90 248 213 35 16  
Fax: +90 248  213 35 03 
E-mail: saglik@mehmetakif.edu.tr

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10 P11 P12 P13 P14
Assisted reproductive techniques 4 4 3 3
Functional Nutrients and Health 4 5 4 4 2 2 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 5
Intensive Care Nursing
Transfusion Medicine 5 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 3 3 5 4 4
Anatomy 5
Art
Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (I) 5
Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (II) 5
Basic Immunology 4 5 5 5 3 5 3 4 5 3 3 3 5 5
Basketball
Biochemistry 5 5
Biostatistics 3 5
Child Health and Disease Nursing 3 3 4 3 2 3 3 2 5 4
Communication Skills In Nursing
Communication Skills in Nursing 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Dialysis Nursing 5 3 5 5 1 2 3 4 5 3 4 3 4 4
Diet Therapy in Disease 4 5 4 4 2 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 5
Drama and Teahter
Drama and Teahter I
Drama and Teahter II
Emergency Care Nursing
Entrepreneurship I
Entrepreneurship II 4 5 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Epidemiology 5
Ethics in Nursing
Falk Dancing
First Aid and Emergency Care 2 5 4
Football 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Foreign Language - I (English - I) 5 4
Foreign Language - II (English - II) 5 3
Foreign Language - III (English - III) 5 4
Foreign Language - IV (English - IV) 5 4
Fundamentals of Nursing 3 3 5 4
Geriatrics Nursing
Histology 5
History of the Nursing and Deontology 5 5
Home Care Nursing
Infection Diseases Nursing 5 2
Internal Diseases Nursing 3 4 2 4 5 4
Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing 4 5 5 5 2 5 4 5 4 4 5 4 4 4
Law of Health
Management in Nursing 3 4 5 4 3 4
Mental Health and Diseases Nursing 4 3 3 5 4
Microbiology 5 2
Music 1 1
Neonatal Nursing 4 4 4 4 1 5 4 4 5 5 5 4 5 5
Nursing Of Delivery And Women Disease 3 2 3 2 3 3 5 4
Nutrition And Diet 4 2
Occupational Health Nursing 5 4 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Oncology Nursing
Onkoloji Hemşireliği
Oral and Dental Health
Patology 5
Pharmacology For Nursing 5
Physical Education I 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Physical Education II 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Physiology 5
Professional Foreign Language I
Professional Foreign Language II
Psychology 5 3
Public Healthy Nursing 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Research in Nursing 2 5 3 4
School Health Nursing
Sociology of Health 2 1 4
Surgical Diseases Nursing 2 4 3 4 5 4
Swimming 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Teaching in Nursing 3 4 1 3 5 3 2
The Medical Terminology 5
Turkish Language (I) 3 5
Turkish Language (II) 3 5
Voleyball
Evaluation Questionnaires
 THE OVERALL EVALUATION OF THE COURSE V. Good Good Average Poor V. Poor No Idea
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
 
 LEVEL OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE OUTCOMES TO PROGRAMME COMPETENCIES 5 4 3 2 1 X
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 WORKLOAD DETERMINATION - ECTS
 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)

    

a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?

    

a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?

    

a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?

    

a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)

 

   1stYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14111 Anatomy Required 4 6
  14114 Biochemistry Required 2 3
  14112 Physiology Required 4 6
  14113 Histology Required 2 3
  14115 Psychology Required 2 2
  14116 The Medical Terminology Required 2 2
  14170 Turkish Language (I) Required 2 2
  14180 Foreign Language - I (English - I) Required 2 2
    Total : 20 26


   1stYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14123 History of the Nursing and Deontology Required 2 2
  14121 Fundamentals of Nursing Required 14 18
  14124 Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing Required 2 2
  16122 Microbiology Required 2 2
  14270 Turkish Language (II) Required 2 2
  14280 Foreign Language - II (English - II) Required 2 2
    Total : 24 28
    Annual Total : 44 54


   2ndYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14160 Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (I) Required 2 2
  14133 Infection Diseases Nursing Required 2 3
  14132 Pharmacology For Nursing Required 2 3
  14131 Internal Diseases Nursing Required 14 18
  14134 Foreign Language - III (English - III) Required 2 2
    Total : 22 28


   2ndYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14260 Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (II) Required 2 2
  14142 Nutrition And Diet Required 2 3
  14141 Surgical Diseases Nursing Required 14 18
  14143 Sociology of Health Required 2 3
  14144 Foreign Language - IV (English - IV) Required 2 2
    Total : 22 28
    Annual Total : 44 56


   3rdYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14151 Nursing Of Delivery And Women Disease Required 14 18
  14154 Professional Foreign Language I Required 2 2
  14153 Patology Required 2 4
  14152 Biostatistics Required 2 4
    Total : 20 28


   3rdYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14161 Child Health and Disease Nursing Required 14 18
  14163 Research in Nursing Required 2 4
  14162 First Aid and Emergency Care Required 2 4
  14164 Professional Foreign Language II Required 2 2
    Total : 20 28
    Annual Total : 40 56


   4thYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14172 Teaching in Nursing Required 4 8
  14171 Mental Health and Diseases Nursing Required 14 18
    Total : 18 26


   4thYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14181 Public Healthy Nursing Required 14 18
  14182 Management in Nursing Required 6 10
    Total : 20 28
    Annual Total : 38 54




  Electives
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14601 Physical Education I Elective 2 2
  14604 Physical Education II Elective 2 2
  16647 Emergency Care Nursing Elective 2 2
  16648 Emergency Care Nursing Elective 2 2
  16637 Oral and Dental Health Elective 2 2
  16633 Oral and Dental Health Elective 2 2
  16629 Basketball Elective 2 2
  16621 Basketball Elective 2 2
  14615 Dialysis Nursing Elective 2 2
  16615 Dialysis Nursing Elective 2 2
  16625 Drama and Teahter Elective 2 2
  16617 Drama and Teahter Elective 2 2
  14602 Drama and Teahter I Elective 2 2
  14605 Drama and Teahter II Elective 2 2
  16607 Epidemiology Elective 2 2
  14607 Epidemiology Elective 2 2
  14613 Home Care Nursing Elective 2 2
  16611 Functional Nutrients and Health Elective 2 2
  14611 Functional Nutrients and Health Elective 2 2
  16622 Football Elective 2 2
  16630 Football Elective 2 2
  14610 Geriatrics Nursing Elective 2 2
  16610 Geriatrics Nursing Elective 2 2
  14603 Entrepreneurship I Elective 2 2
  14606 Entrepreneurship II Elective 2 2
  16624 Falk Dancing Elective 2 2
  16632 Falk Dancing Elective 2 2
  14614 Diet Therapy in Disease Elective 2 2
  16614 Diet Therapy in Disease Elective 2 2
  16640 Ethics in Nursing Elective 2 2
  16636 Ethics in Nursing Elective 2 2
  16635 Communication Skills In Nursing Elective 2 2
  16639 Communication Skills In Nursing Elective 2 2
  16635 Communication Skills in Nursing Elective 2 2
  16616 Occupational Health Nursing Elective 2 2
  14616 Occupational Health Nursing Elective 2 2
  16627 Music Elective 2 2
  16619 Music Elective 2 2
  16645 School Health Nursing Elective 2 2
  16642 School Health Nursing Elective 2 2
  16609 Oncology Nursing Elective 2 2
  14609 Onkoloji Hemşireliği Elective 2 2
  16626 Art Elective 2 2
  16618 Art Elective 2 2
  16626 Art Elective 2 2
  16634 Law of Health Elective 2 2
  16638 Law of Health Elective 2 2
  16602 Basic Immunology Elective 2 2
  16601 Basic Immunology Elective 2 2
  14612 Transfusion Medicine Elective 2 2
  16612 Transfusion Medicine Elective 2 2
  16623 Voleyball Elective 2 2
  16631 Voleyball Elective 2 2
  16646 Assisted reproductive techniques Elective 2 2
  16643 Assisted reproductive techniques Elective 2 2
  16644 Neonatal Nursing Elective 2 2
  16641 Neonatal Nursing Elective 2 2
  14608 Intensive Care Nursing Elective 2 2
  16608 Intensive Care Nursing Elective 2 2
  16620 Swimming Elective 2 2
  16628 Swimming Elective 2 2
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