3221 PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Public Health Nursing Main Science Branch was opened in the 1997-1998 Education year. This program within the Institute of Health Sciences which is in accordance with the Department Public health Nursing was established as the Public health Nursing Program. From 08-08-2006 to this date the establishment has give a total of 11 graduates, due to the retirement of Assistant Professor Müyesser Erdem. On the 08th of 01st 2009 Chairman of the Department of Public Health Nursing Assistant Professor Asiye KARTAL was assigned. Student intakes began in the 2009-2010 academic year. The language of instruction is Turkish. Students must receive a minimum of 21credits and successfully complete the course with a thesis to graduate from the Department of Public Health Nursing program. Student’s theses must be defended in front of a jury, written according to the institute and Institute Board of Directors.

Objective
This program aims to train science experts with a sense of professional nursing, and the maintenance requirements of individuals, families and communities susceptible to health problems at national and international levels. The graduates are able to do scientific research on national and international levels, gain knowledge and skills of applications and are capable of transmitting the teaching of nursing procedures, and in using methods of “Public Health Nursing” in the nursing field.


Admission Requirements
Students who have graduated from the School of health, the school of nursing, the faculty of nursing can be accepted to the program at the Universities. They must also have passed an English proficiency exam. And have a successful ALES grade.

Graduation Requirements
Students must complete the required course load of (21 credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; and must successfully present a research seminar and prepare and defend a thesis.

Career Opportunties
Students who graduate from the Public Health Nursing can become Nursing and Health School’s teaching staff (research assistants, teaching assistants and hospital training nurses)

Qualification Awarded
Public Health Nursing

Level of Qualification
Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of previous structured lectures in Turkish Higher Education Institutions, transitions in vertical, horizontal and university are realized within the scope of the "Higher Education Regulations", "REGULATION BETWEEN THE BACHELORS AND GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS, ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRANSITION BETWEEN DOUBLE MAJOR DALL, SIDE DALL AND CREDIT TRANSFER STANDARDS

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must complete the required course load of (21 credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; and must successfully present a research seminar and prepare and defend a thesis.

Access to Further Studies
May apply to PhD programs

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
 Assoc. Prof. Dr. ASİYE KARTAL+90 258 296 4338 akartal@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Students understand the philosophy of public health nursing.
2Students follow scientific developments that are specific to the Public Health Nursing.
3Students learn to analyze the relationship between the basic concepts of public health nursing.
4Students develop a professional nursing consciousness to project nursing care.
5Students learn to use the nursing process in nursing care.
6Students complete a research that contributes to the Public Health Nursing.
7Students learn to transmit evidence-based nursing, to nursing care.
8Students learn to understand the importance teamwork.
9Students gain knowledge about health related policies to protect the health of society.
10Students learn to organize health education programs to improve the health of the community.
11Students adopt the values of social scientific and professional ethics.
12Students learn to identify with the problems of risk groups in the community.
13 Students participate on a professional platform both national and internationally.
14Students learn to be able to keep records related to the work area and to make statistical analyses.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
PerformanceIn this method, the teacher performs activities such as experiments and demonstrations in front of the class, students try to learn by looking and watching. This method is usually applied where there are limited facilities and in dealing with dangerous experimental situations.
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
Role Playing Role-playing is a learning way which helps students to express their own feelings and thoughts by playing the role of other personalities. It is necessary that students use creative thinking to succeed. Students put themselves in someone’s place by purifying themselves from their actual
Observation Although we generally get information related to the nature through observations, the Observation method can also be used for other situations and under other conditions. We try to reach certain generalizations by thinking about our findings which we gather from our observations.
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 07
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04