Special Branch Nursing (NURS408) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Special Branch Nursing NURS408 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make sure that students have knowledge about certificate programs in nursing and special areas where nurses can work.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know the content, adequacy and requirements of certificate programs specific to the nursing profession.
  • Explain the tasks, authorities and responsibilities of special branch nurses.
  • Include special branch nurses in the process when planning holistic patient care.
Course Content Nursing certificate programs and special branches, legal regulations on certificate programs, roles and responsibilities of sprecial branch nurses, diabetes nursing, infection control nursing, stoma and wound care nursing, nutritional nursing, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis nursing, hemovigilance nursing, workplace nursing and breastfeeding counseling, consultation liaison nursing, home care nursing.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Course Introduction Reading the subject from references
2 Certificate Programs in Nursing and Special Areas Reading the subject from references
3 Regulations Regarding Certificate Programs Reading the subject from references
4 Role and Responsibilities of Special Branch Nurses Reading the subject from references
5 Diabetes Nursing Reading the subject from references
6 Infection Control Nursing Reading the subject from references
7 Stoma and Wound Care Nursing Reading the subject from references
8 Midterm Exam
9 Nutrition Nursing Reading the subject from references
10 Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Nursing Reading the subject from references
11 Hemovigilan Nursing Reading the subject from references
12 Occupational Nursing Reading the subject from references
13 Breastfeeding Counseling Reading the subject from references
14 Home Care Nursing Reading the subject from references
15 Consultation And Liaison Nursing Reading the subject from references
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Tüm mesleki ders kitapları

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
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 3 48
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 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 14 14
Total Workload 100