ECTS - - Nursing
Compulsory Departmental Courses
CMPE105 - Introduction to Computers and Information Systems (1 + 2) 3
Fundamentals of information systems, system and application software; input, processing, storage, output and communication; exploring the windows environment; learning management systems; internet applications; use of applications software: word processing, spreadsheets and creating presentations, integrating and sharing information between applica
ENG101 - English For Academic Purposes I (4 + 0) 3.5
English language skills, especially academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts; listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology.
ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II (4 + 0) 3.5
Academic skills such as reading comprehension, class discussions, use of academic vocabulary and critical analysis of texts; research assignments and review of the English language structure; skills such as listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, writing, portfolio keeping, presentation and use of technology.
ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III (3 + 0) 3
Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.
ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV (3 + 0) 3
Preparing and writing research reports and delivering effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations; gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation and delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively.
ENG301 - English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3
Job-related communication skills;the functions such as describing relationships at work,discussing performance reviews and giving feedback,discussing plans and arrangements,using social media for professional communication,discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews,presenting a service or product,writing reviews on websites
ENG302 - English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3
More detailed job-related communication skills;describing and organising meetings,developing communicational styles in various cultural settings,handling mistakes and apologizing,getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising,deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries,
HIST111 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (in English) (2 + 0) 2
French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.
HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2
War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.
KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1
Being a student at Atilim University, Student-centered programs at Atilim University, Faculty, Department presentations, Career Planning and Coop Program, Erasmus, CV writing types, Interview techniques, Effective Communication and presentation techniques, Intelligence and Personality
MED184 - Pathology (2 + 0) 4
Definition of pathology, methods and techniques used in pathology, cellular adaptation mechanisms, stem cell, cellular damage mechanisms, necrosis, apoptosis, inflammation and wound healing, immunopathology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, genetic diseases, hemodynamic disorders, neoplasia.
MED186 - Biochemistry (2 + 0) 4
The subject and importance of biochemistry, biochemistry, digestion and metabolism of amino acids and proteins, biochemistry, digestion and metabolism of carbohydrates, digestion and metabolism of lipids, evaluation of nucleic acids, hormones, vitamins and clinical biochemistry analyses.
MED281 - Pharmacology (2 + 0) 4
Introduction to pharmacology and toxicology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, toxic effects of drugs, autonomic nervous system drugs, cardiovascular system drugs, central nervous system drugs, analgesics and anesthetics, drug abuse and dependence, respiratory system medications, gastrointestinal system drugs, endocrine system drugs and autacoids, antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral and antiparasitic drugs, chemotherapeutics.
MED283 - Biostatistics (2 + 0) 4
Basic statistical concepts, introduction to biostatistics, standardization, probability, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, sampling methods, descriptive statistics, data collection forms and data collection methods, data entry into statistical programs, hypothesis testing, single sample tests, two sample and k sample tests (dependent, independent), parametric tests, nonparametric tests, correlation and regression analysis, creating tables and graphics, reporting of data.
NURS101 - Basic Concepts and Principles in Nursing (3 + 0) 6
Historical development and definition of nursing, nursing philosophy and occupation process, roles and functions of nursing, nursing theory and theoreticians, ethical values, nursing education, health care system and role of nurse in health team, basic concepts in nursing, human rights and patient rights, professional organizations, laws and regulations.
NURS102 - Fundamentals of Nursing (4 + 12) 13.5
Nursing profession, roles and duties of nurses, basic concepts in nursing, patient safety, mobility requirements of individuals, hygiene need, life findings, tissue repair, drug applications, oxygen and fluid requirements, nutrition and excretory requirements, perioperative care, critical thinking and nursing process, evidence - based applications.
NURS201 - Internal Medicine Nursing (4 + 12) 15
Internal medicine nursing and its place in primary health care services, liquid electrolyte / acid base balance, shock and nursing care, endocrine system, respiratory system, heart and circulatory system, nervous system, digestive system, urinary system diseases and nursing care, allergic diseases, joint diseases and nursing care, bed-dependent patient care, geriatrics and oncology nursing.
NURS202 - Surgical Nursing (4 + 12) 15
Definition of the surgeon and its effects on the patient, perioperative care, wound healing, fluid-electrolyte balance in surgery, homeostasis, shock, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aseptic methods, control of hospital infections, surgical diseases of the body systems and nursing care, orthopedics, transplantation, breast diseases, ear-nose-throat, eye diseases and nursing care, burn and nursing care, surgery pain and nursing care.
NURS203 - Communication in Health (2 + 0) 4
Definition and basic concepts of communication, behavior types, listening, perceiving and interpreting,empathy, communication of the health personnel with the patient, communication barriers, successful communication techniques, communication in special cases,communication within the team, communication conflicts,coping with stress,problem solving.
NURS204 - Nursing and Leadership (2 + 1) 3
Leadership concept, leadership theories and styles, forces influencing leadership, competencies of nurses in leadership process, lifelong learning and professional development, expectations from nurse leaders, coaching nurse leaders, the importance of student leadership, leadership in politics and excellence.
NURS206 - Ethics and Deontology in Nursing (2 + 0) 2
Historical development and legal dimension of nursing, ethical concepts, ethical theories, ethical dilemma and ethical problem concepts, ethical evaluation and ethical reasoning processes, ethical problems according to life periods and nurse's responsibilities, ethical problems in application environment
NURS301 - Obstetric and Gynecology Nursing (4 + 12) 15
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.
NURS302 - Child Health and Diseases Nursing (4 + 12) 15
Child health problems in Turkey, growth and development according to ages, pediatric screenings, vaccinations and drug applications, normal newborn, high risk newborn,liquid / electrolyte imbalances, accident and poisoning, diseases of body systems in childhood and nursing care, oncological diseases, blood diseases and mental problems in children, high risk child and family.
NURS303 - Research Methods in Nursing (2 + 0) 2
Scientific research in nursing and its use in nursing services, research process, source scanning methods, writing the research problem, qualitative and quantitative research, sampling methods, data collection methods, implementation of data collection tool, recording, analysis and reporting of data, tables and graphics, ethics in nursing researches.
NURS304 - Education in Nursing (1 + 3) 4
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.
NURS305 - Health Promotion and Health Politics (2 + 0) 2
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
NURS401 - Mental Health and Diseases Nursing (4 + 8) 15
General principles in mental health, mental health and developmental periods,group principles and dynamics, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, personality disorders,mood disorders, emergency psychiatric conditions, psychiatric treatments, consultation liaison nursing, legal and ethical issues.
NURS402 - Public Health Nursing (4 + 8) 15
Historical development of public health nursing, the aims, functions and roles of community health nursing, basic health services, community recognition process and home visits,maternal child health, environmental health, school health nursing, occupational health nursing, home care, public health in disasters and extraordinary events, assessment of risk groups, traditional practices and alternative medicine.
NURS405 - Management in Nursing (2 + 2) 5
Basic concepts and theories related to management, effective management and leadership,the management and organization of a health care unit, nursing mission and philosophy, management objectives, plans and standards, risk management, staff planning, budget preparation, career planning, performance evaluation, communication, job satisfaction, motivation, quality management, accreditation and reporting.
TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2
Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.
ART201 - Introduction to Photography (3 + 0) 4
Definition of photography and the photographer, the uses of photography in life, camera and its parts (aperture, iso, shutter, lens), light and its use in photography, composition rules in photography, the works of photographers from the world and Turkey.
ART222 - History of Jazz (3 + 0) 4
The history of music before 1900`s; Blues and Ragtime music genres; the impacts of musical, social and cultural structures of jazz music in New Orleans before its emergence in the region; main jazz movements starting from the very first Dixieland music to Fusion jazz movement today.
ART266 - Jewelry Design (3 + 0) 4
Shape elements, point-line-surface relation, drawing techniques, form-shape, measure-ratio, light-dark, shadow-light, volume information, texture types and touch; hand tools; production using simple modeling techniques; cutting and leveling techniques, assembly and skidding procedures; design preparation, metal and different material shaping and
ART269 - Entrepreneurial World of Contemporary Art (3 + 0) 4
The function and global organisation of contemporary art, which are considered as one of the most important investment tools in the world by international institutions, the socio-economic dimension of the events and the relationship between the world of art: collector, sponsor, and entrepreunership.
ART270 - Entrepreneurship Inspired by Nature: Interdisciplinary Approaches (3 + 0) 5
Biomicicry; the natural processes of sustaining life on earth and using it as a model for social and economic innovations; the integration among the components of ecosystems: living organisms; climate, and the chemical environment;opportunities for innovative entrepreneurship practices with interdisciplinary approaches; the 21st century skills and nature?s principles for innovative and creative entrepreneurship opportunities.
ART282 - Voice Training, Solfage, Correpetition (3 + 3) 4
Correct usage techniques of breathing, diaphragm and voice, professional singing education, excercises of developing musical ear, theoretical knowledge of musical note and rhythm, dictation (be able to writing down on paper in the form of notes and rhythm the heared sound or music), excercises of developing musical ear, working accompanied with
ART284 - Stage Management of Theater and Movie Review (3 + 0) 4
Analysing theater plays that dominated the history of theater in philosophical theme; finding the substances and determine in search of theatric space at the world theater journey, discussion of the predeterminated movies that made the breakthrough in world history within the context of Sartre/Existentialist philosophy and Spinoza/Ethica.
ART285 - Innovative Visual Narrative (3 + 0) 4
Investigation of the visual narration processes through selected examples;preperation of a research report in line with the selected type of visual narration; information about the effectiveness of the visual material or visual narrative on thinking,decision making and personal communication;evaluation;effects of innovative approaches on visual
ART291 - Body Language and the Art of Persuasion (3 + 0) 4
Posture, mimic, gesture, a correct and accurate way of using the intonation of speech; leadership skills and abilities to convince or persuade someone to accept a desired way of thinking in the business and social environment; convincing others to adopt new ideas using body language.
ART297 - Creative Presentation in Digital Arts (3 + 0) 4
3D modeling techniques suitable for 3D product presentation, workflows of multiple software design, scene lighting render and animation settings, editing presentation animation, using render passes layers in compositing and color correction process.
HUM105 - Security, Espionage and Intelligence History (3 + 0) 4
The historical development of the concept of security, security problems and threats that differ according to periods, according to a new (critical) understanding; the restructuring of the transformation of espionage and intelligence activities in the history of the world and especially Turkey with globalization.
HUM108 - The History of Early Modern Mediterranean (1450-1789) (3 + 0) 4
The description of the early modern Mediterranean in general terms from the geographical discoveries to the French Revolution; political, social, historical and economic developments and transformations in the early modern Mediterranean; wars and trade in the axis of Ottoman-Spanish hegemony struggle in the Mediterranean basin.
HUM204 - Volunteering Studies (1 + 0) 4
Participating voluntarily in the work of aid organizations established within public institutions, local governments and non-governmental organizations in order to support those who face difficulties, especially children, the elderly, the disabled and disadvantaged groups, and sharing what they acquired through the university education.
HUM211 - Gender Studies and Women Rights (3 + 0) 4
Introduction; gender perceptions; woman and health; woman and politics; woman and law; modernism, gender and women rights; types of violence against women and their prevention; woman and literature; woman labor in the global economy; worklife and woman; woman and entrepreneurship; woman and environment.
HUM291 - Body Language and Communication Methods (3 + 0) 4
Posture, mimic, gesture, a correct and accurate way of using the intonation of speech; leadership skills and abilities to convince or persuade someone to accept a desired way of thinking in the business and social environment; convincing others to adopt new ideas using body language.
HUM310 - Introduction to Sociolinguistics (3 + 0) 4
Factors contributing to the emergence of social approach to language; language variation and the factors that are responsible for the formation of regional and social variation of languages; various patterns of societal multilingualism and power relationships between/among languages; global trends affecting multilingualism; various political and socio-cultural factors that contribute to language maintenance; various methods used in linguistics research; a fieldwork using research methods.
HUM323 - Introduction to Critical Thinking (3 + 0) 4
Examining and discussing the themes of critical thinking, such as writing and thinking clearly, learning and analysing the types of reasonings and arguments, making rational decisions, learning the types of fallacies; also, exercises to make these topics more understandable.
KOR301 - Korean III (3 + 0) 4
This course includes more vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level. The class activities are grouped around various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.
MAN101 - Introduction to Behavioral Science (3 + 0) 5
Thinking critically with behavioral science, exploring the biology of mind, discription of human diversity, sensation and perception, learning process and conditioning, the phenomenon of memory and memory construction, thinking and language, motivation and work, emotions, personality.
MAN313 - Managerial Skills for the 21 st Century (3 + 0) 5
Self- Management, Personal Financial Management, Time and Stress Management and Organization Skills, Workplace Etiquette/Dress, Ethics, Politics and Diversity, Accountability and Workplace Relationships, Communication and Electronic Communication, Motivation, Leadership and Teams, Conflict and Negotiation, Networking, Job Search Skills, Resume Preparation, Interview Techniques, Career Management
MAN328 - Financial Literacy and Legislation for Entrepreneurs (3 + 0) 5
Tax legislation, business law information and obligations related to legal legislation in start ups, different company and business types and selection principles, interpretation of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement).
MAN408 - Introduction to Sustainability (3 + 0) 5
What is sustainability; sustainability and related polices; climate and global change; environmental and resource economics; sustainable business practices; sustainability: ethics, culture, and history; sustainable development; sustainability indicators.
MAN409 - Entrepreneurship (4 + 0) 5
The nature, importance and history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, entrepreneurship background of Turkey, changes in Turkish entrepreneurial features and activities, characteri
MAN414 - Entrepreneurship and Business Plan (3 + 0) 5
Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, innovative thinking techniques and types, strategic management and planing, alternative ways of launching a business, business plan and fundamental elements of busines plan, techniques of preparing a business plan, from planning to practice, marketing, production
MAN437 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Seminars (3 + 0) 5
Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, innovative thinking techniques, barriers of innovation, internal and external factors of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, strategic management and planing, alternative ways of launching a business, business plan and fundamental elements of busines plan
NURS306 - Geriatric Nursing (3 + 0) 4
The importance of geriatrics in the world and in Turkey and geriatric nursing, aging and physiological changes common in old age, evaluation and follow-up of the elderly individual, geriatric illnesses and nursing care, geriatric emergencies, geriatric drug use, quality of life in geriatric individuals, home and institutional care of geriatric individuals, geriatric rehabilitation, elder abuse.
NURS307 - Oncology Nursing (3 + 0) 4
Definition of cancer, prevention of cancer, epidemiology of cancer in the world and in Turkey, etiological risk factors, carcinogenesis process, classification of cancer, preventive health services in cancer, diagnosis and treatment methods, symptom control, oncologic emergencies, terminal patient care and palliative care, roles and responsibilities of oncology nurse and legal and ethical issues.
NURS308 - Palliative Care and End of Life Care (3 + 0) 4
Definition of palliative care concepts, principles and roles of nurses, multidisciplinary approach and role of team members, pain management, symptom management, nursing interventions in palliative care, symptoms of death and preparation for death, cognitive changes in end of life care, the care of the individual and his/her family in the end of life, organizations providing palliative care, ethical approaches in palliative care and decision making issues.
NURS309 - Nursing in Disasters and First Aid (2 + 2) 4
Disaster and the classification of disasters, disasters in the world and Turkey,disaster nursing and duties of nurses in disasters, disaster management, assessment of site and patient/injury,disaster triage, removal of injuries from the accident environment and transportation,basic life support,medical emergencies and first aid, effects of disasters on health,chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear materials and nursing practices,community preparedness for disasters,hospital disaster plans
NURS310 - Patient and Employee Safety (3 + 0) 4
Coverage of patient safety and basic concepts, correct identification of patients, improvement of effective communication, drug safety, surgical safety, prevention of health care-related infections, transfusion safety, falls, coverage of employee safety and basic concepts, risks and measures threatening employee safety, accidents at work, event notification process.
NURS311 - Reproductive Health and Rights (3 + 0) 4
Sexual health, reproductive health and reproductive rights, reproductive health services, anatomy of male and female reproductive organs, pregnancy process, sexual health in adolescents, safe motherhood, family planning, infertility and nursing in infertile couples, safe sex, sexual problems, sexually transmitted diseases, protection of sexual health, culture effect on reproductive health, premarital counseling.
NURS312 - Sexual Health (3 + 0) 4
The concept of sexuality and sexual health, sexual rights and legal dimension, psychosocial dimension of sexuality, sexual development according to life stages, female and male sexual structure and functions, physiology of sexual action, sexual function disorders, sexually transmitted infections and protection routes, pregnancy prevention methods, common sexual health problems in youth, sexuality and other unusual behaviors, sexually affecting factors.
NURS407 - Quality and Accreditation in Health (3 + 0) 4
Historical development of the quality and accreditation process and basic concepts, total quality management, quality management process, quality and accreditation standards, total quality management practices in the world and in Turkey, quality indicators, quality management in health and nursing services, patient safety.
NURS408 - Special Branch Nursing (3 + 0) 4
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.
NURS409 - Evidence Based Practices in Nursing (3 + 0) 4
Evidence-based practice and evidence-based nursing, evidence, evidence-based and evidence-based centers, evidence sources and centers related to nursing, randomize controlled study, meta-analysis and systematic review, creating and solving clinical problems, researching evidence sources, evidence-based guidance on nursing, obstacles in evidence-based nursing, evidence-based nursing strategies, examples of evidence-based applications.
NURS410 - Occupational Health and Safety (3 + 0) 4
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.
NURS411 - Alternative and Complementary Therapy Approaches (3 + 0) 4
Alternative and complementary treatment definition and history, mind-body based practices, manipulative-body-based applications, energy-based applications, biologically based applications, ethical and legal aspects of alternative and complementary therapies, role of nurse in alternative and complementary therapies, complementary therapies in nursing research.
NURS412 - School Health Nursing (3 + 0) 4
The historical development of school health services, school health team, school health nursing in Turkey, the school community on school health services, safe school environment, food safety, common health problems in school-age children, risky behaviors, children with special needs and their families, school health screenings, emergencies in school, health education and school health improvement programs.
NURS413 - Home Care Nursing (3 + 0) 4
The basic concepts related to home care, the current situation in home care services, the duties, authorities and responsibilities of home care team, legal arrangements related to home care nursing, individuals and priority groups in need of home care, home care providers and problems they have experienced, home care models, home care process, improvement of home care and health, ethical problems in home care.
NURS415 - Volunteering Studies (1 + 2) 4
The aim of this course; to strengthen the ties between the university and the society by using the knowledge, skills and experience that students have acquired throughout their education life; humanitarian, social, economic, etc. to enable them to gain awareness about various issues and problems, especially problems, migration and disasters in society, the disabled and disadvantaged groups; to ensure the development of human, social, cultural, moral values and skills through some volunteering
NUT409 - General Nutrition Knowledge (2 + 0) 4
The importance of nutrition, structures, definitions, classifications, functions, sources, recommended dietary allowances, excessive intakes and toxicity of macro and micro nutrients; nutrition in special conditions and introduction of foods in specific food groups.
PR419 - Media Literacy (3 + 0) 4
This course covers the basic concepts and approaches related to sociology. In this sense, starting from the concept of media literacy, important theoretical approaches are examined. Then, violence, gender, representation of minorities are analyzed through different media materials.