Education in Nursing (NURS304) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Education in Nursing NURS304 1 3 0 3 4
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)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course; to gain the knowledge and skills of the student determining the educational needs of the individual, group and society on health and disease processes, planning, implementing and evaluating the education and training process.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Analyzes the variables that affect education and training process and process.
  • Be aware of educational role as a nurse.
  • Adopts the importance of lifelong learning.
  • Investigate social, technological and occupational trends affecting nursing education.
  • Use effective presentation skills.
  • Develop a training plan using the training process steps.
  • Prepare health education materials.
Course Content Basic definitions and theories in education and training, the steps of the education-training process, situations that prevent learning, preparation of training plan, contents and materials, education-teaching methods, measurement and evaluation, adult education principles, basic nursing education and education models, trainer's characteristics, clinical teaching and ethical principles, the use of technology in education.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Course introduction, communication models Reading the subject from references
2 Basic definitions in education and teaching, theories, approaches, steps of education and training Reading the subject from references
3 Educational Planning, Target group recognition and learning styles Reading the subject from references
4 Determination of requirements, Creation of goals and objectives Reading the subject from references
5 Learning disabilities, Training Plan and content preparation Reading the subject from references
6 Teaching / Learning methods I Reading the subject from references
7 Teaching / Learning Methods II Reading the subject from references
8 Midterm
9 Measurement And Evaluation, Evaluation of Education Efficiency Reading the subject from references
10 Health Education - Practice Reading the subject from references
11 Professional education (orientation training, in-service training), Adult education principles, Practice Reading the subject from references
12 Basic nursing education, Curriculum development, Educator characteristics, Clinical teaching and ethical principles, Practice Reading the subject from references
13 Presentation preparation, effective presentation-speaking, preparation of training material, practice Reading the subject from references
14 Social, technological and professional trains in nursing education. Use of technology and distance education, National and international basic and postgraduate nursing education examples, Practice Reading the subject from references
15 Practice Reading the subject from references
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Susan B.B. (2017) Nurse as educator: principles of teaching and learning for nursing practice/ [edited by] Sudbury, Mass. Fifth edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
2. Martha J.B., Arlene J.L. (2017) Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions. Seventh edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

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 1 16
Application 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 104