ECTS - Health Promotion and Health Politics

Health Promotion and Health Politics (NURS305) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Health Promotion and Health Politics NURS305 2 0 0 2 2
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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is; to enable the student to be able to define current policies at global, regional and country level and to be informed about health and environment.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the definition of health and the tasks of the World Health Organization.
  • Describe the stages of health care.
  • Describe what can be done about health promotion throughout life.
  • Describe the promotion of health in chronic diseases.
  • Defines and explains national and international health laws.
  • Describe health policies and their impact on society.
Course Content Definition of health, basic health services, 1st, 2nd and 3rd step health services, raising the health of 0-1 year old children,1-3 year old children,3-6 year old children, 6-12 year old children, raising the health of adolescent, raising the health of women and men, raising the health of elderly, raising the health in chronic diseases, WHO,UNICEF,FAO, the duties,authorities and responsibilities of the Ministry of Health, health with law, general health insurance, policy and health,nursing laws

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definition of the course, giving information about content and purpose, definition of health Reading the subject from references
2 Primary health care services Reading the subject from references
3 I. II. III. step health care services Reading the subject from references
4 Promotion of the 0-1 year old child’s health Promotion of the 1-3 year old child’s health Reading the subject from references
5 Promotion of 3-6 year old child’s health, Promotion of 6-12 year old child’s health Reading the subject from references
6 Promotion of the adolescent’s health Reading the subject from references
7 Promotion of adult women and men’s health Reading the subject from references
8 Midterm
9 Health promotion of elderly Reading the subject from references
10 Health promotion in patient with chronic diseases Reading the subject from references
11 WHO, UNICEF, FAO, duties, powers and responsibilities of the Ministry of Health Reading the subject from references
12 Yasalarla sağlık Reading the subject from references
13 General health insurance Reading the subject from references
14 Politika ve sağlık Reading the subject from references
15 Nursing laws and regulations Reading the subject from references
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., Chaffee, M. W. (2016) Policy of politics in nursing and health care. Saunders: Elsevier.
2. Ellis, P., Bach, S. (2015). Leadership, Management & Team Working in Nursing. London: SAGE/Learning Matters.
3. Alkaya, SA. (2017) Sağlığın Geliştirilmesi, Hedef CS Yayıncılık ve Mühendislik, Ankara,

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 2 100
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 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 12 1 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 54