ECTS - Obstetric and Gynecology Nursing

Obstetric and Gynecology Nursing (NURS301) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Obstetric and Gynecology Nursing NURS301 4 12 0 8 15
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
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Course Objectives The aim of this course is; to gain the knowledge, skills and awareness necessary for rehabilitation the protection of health, treatment in case of deterioration on health according to the life stages of the woman based on the concepts of gender, sexual and reproductive health.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the theoretical and practical knowledge based on the evidence of women's sexual / reproductive health and illnesses according to their lifespan.
  • Provide, evaluate and record nursing care using the problem solving method for improvement, treatment in the case of impaired health and rehabilitation sexual reproduction / reproductive health of the woman.
  • Respect legislation, professional values and ethical principles in practices of women's sexual/reproductive health respecting for human rights and dignity.
  • Conduct training and counseling services for the protection and development of women's sexual / reproductive health, using appropriate communication techniques and in cooperation with other disciplines.
  • Has awareness of gender discrimination against women.
Course Content Introduction to nursing of obstetrics and gynecology, anatomy and physiology of reproductive system, antenatal care, risky pregnancies, evaluation of fetal health, birth and risky situations, newborn physiology and care, newborns who require special care, postpartum period and risky situations, lactation, family planning, common women's health problems, reproductive system cancers.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to obstetrics and gynecology nursing, Overview of women's and reproductive health, Reproductive anatomy, Reproductive physiology, Implantation and placental development, Fetal physiology, The physiology of pregnancy Reading the subject from references
2 Antepartum assessment, Preconceptional and prenatal care, High-risk pregnancy - complications of pregnancy, High-risk pregnancy - systemic diseases in pregnancy, Assessing the fetus, Labor, nursing care during labor and birth, High-risk labor Reading the subject from the sources
3 Midterm I + Newborn physiology and nursing care of newborn, High-risk newborn, Postpartum, Family planning, Menstrual and hormonal dysfunction, Practice Reading the subject from the sources
4 Structural and functional abnormalities in the sex organs, Benign gynecological disorders, Gynecological cancers, Treatment for gynecological cancers and nursing care, Practice, Student seminars I Reading the subject from the sources
5 Reproductive system infections and sexually transmitted diseases, Infertility and assisted reproductive techniques, Diagnosis and treatment methods in gynecology, Climacteric period and sexual health reproductive health, Student seminars II Reading the subject from the sources
6 Midterm II + Clinical case discussion, Clinical Practice Meeting, Clinical Practice Reading the subject from the sources
7 Clinical practice
8 Clinical practice
9 Clinical practice
10 Clinical practice
11 Clinical practice
12 Clinical practice
13 Clinical practice
14 Clinical practice
15 Final exam


Course Book 1. Saxena, R. (2014). Bedside obstetrics & gynecology. New Delhi : Jaypee Brothers.
2. Beckmann, C. (2014). Obstetrics and gynecology. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
3. Rao, K. A. (2015). Handbook of gynecological emergencies. New Delhi : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.
4. Robyn, H. (2015). Williams obstetrics : study guide. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical pub. Division.
5. Cunningham, F. G., Leveno, K. J., Bloom, S. L., Hauth, J. C., Rouse, D. J., & Spong, C. Y. (2014). Williams Obstetrik. Çev. Ceylan Y, Yıldırım G, Gedikbaşi A, et al, 23, 500-10.
6. Ling, F. W., Carson, S. A., Fowler, (2015). Step-up to obstetrics and gynecology. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health.
7. Singh, t. G., Jain, n. (2015). Clinics in obstetrics. New Delhi, India : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.
8. Mishra, M. G., Sinha, H. H. (2014). Treatment and prognosis in obstetrics and gynecology. New Delhi : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.
9. Deshpande, A. (2015). Pregnancy medicine. New Delhi : Jaypee, The Health Science Publishers.
10. Arulkumaran, S., Gupte, S. A., Fernandez, E. (2014). Hypertensive disease in pregnancy. New Delhi ; Philadelphia : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
11. Arora, M., Sharma, A. (2014). A Practical guide to first trimester of pregnancy. New Delhi : Jaypee Brothers Medical P.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 15
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar 1 5
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the necessary current information to meet individual, family and community health needs in an individual and holistic approach in the direction of the nursing process. X
2 Has knowledgeable and capable of evaluating the validity, validity and reliability of scientific knowledge. X
3 Has the skills to perform nursing care using theoretical, evidence-based and practical knowledge to maintain, develop and treat illnesses. X
4 Demonstrates nursing care in the direction of scientific research, evidence, developing technology and current health policies. X
5 Respects human rights and dignity in nursing education, practices, research and management. X
6 Carries out nursing practices in accordance with legislation, professional values, standards and ethical principle. X
7 Uses critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills in the nursing care process. X
8 Continues self management activities as an individual and a team member within the scope of its managerial role. X
9 Takes part in researches, projects and events in the association with the health team and the other disciplines with a sense of social responsibility X
10 Uses English in a way that can comprehend literature, communicate effectively in written and verbal manner. X
11 Leads to innovation and changing with adopting the philosophy of lifelong learning for personal and professional development. X
12 Become a model to professional colleagues and communities by acting in accordance with professional ethics principles and values. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 4 64
Application 14 12 168
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 20 40
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 35 35
Total Workload 377