ECTS - Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety (NURS410) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Occupational Health and Safety NURS410 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 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 make sure that the student has knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of occupational health nurse on occupational health and safety team, occupational health and safety in the world and in our country andwhat to do for the development of occupational health nursing.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know primary, secondary and tertiary protection measures for health risks and problems of workers.
  • Participates in work-inspections and periodic follow-ups.
  • Plans health education for the needs of employees.
  • Identify and take measures of workplace environmental factors and health risks.
Course Content Definition of occupational health and safety, work and health relationship,occupational health and safety and the historical development of workplace nursing,evaluation of employee health, evaluation of workplace environment and risk analysis,occupational diseases, widespread occupational health problems and occupational accidents, health education / counseling at workplace, legislation and ethical issues,case management in occupational health nursing.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definition of Occupational Health, Occupational Health and Safety Team, National and International Organizations in Occupational Health Services Reading the subject from references
2 Historical Development of Occupational Health Nursing in the world and Turkey Reading the subject from references
3 Dangers and Risks in the Work Environment, Characteristics of Working Environment and Risk Groups, Observation and Control in Work Environment Reading the subject from references
4 Accidents at work Reading the subject from references
5 Occupational Diseases Classification, Occupational Disease Prevention, Nurses' Responsibilities in Diagnosis and Treatment Reading the subject from references
6 Assessment of the Health of the Employee, Health Scans Reading the subject from references
7 Nursing Initiatives in Common Work Health Problems Reading the subject from references
8 Midterm Exam
9 The Role of Occupational Health Nurses in the Development of Worker Health Reading the subject from references
10 Health Education and Counseling Reading the subject from references
11 Occupational Health and Safety Legislation Reading the subject from references
12 Research in Occupational Health Nursing Reading the subject from references
13 Ethical Issues in Occupational Health Reading the subject from references
14 Case Study Reading the subject from references
15 Repeat of topics Reading the subject from references
16 Final Exam


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
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