Information Package / Course Catalogue
Ethical Approaches In Nursing Practice
Course Code: HES609
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Third Cycle (Doctorate Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

Examine the nurse's responsibility ethics in nursing education and care, values,

Course Content

This course contain, morality and ethics, value concepts, value types, value conflicts, ethical theories and theorists, ethics in the world and in our country's history, nursing and ethics, The history of nursing ethics, ethical concepts, ethical principles, ethical theories, The concept of the rights of people, patients, nurses rights and responsibilities, international and national ethic rules in nursing, the nurse task, authority and responsibilities, ethical problems, ethical decision making, malpractice, nursing malpractice, intensive care and ethics, euthanasia and ethical, organ and tissue transplantation and ethics, stigma and ethics, family planning and ethics, reproductive health and ethics, ethics in blood products and transfusion, ethics related to end of life.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define ethics, rights, malpractice, plum rules and related concepts
2.To be able to understand the legal authority and responsibility of the nurse
3.To be able to apply ethical principles and professional nursing care in accordance with the moral law
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Üstün Ç. (2002) Tıp Etiği Kavramlarına Giriş, Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Yayınları, no. 154, İzmir.
2.Demirhan A.D, Oğuz Y., Elçioğlu Ö., Doğan H. (2001) Klinik Etik, Klinik Uygulamalarda Etik Sorunlar, Nobel Tıp Kitapevleri, İstanbul
3.Terakye G. Ocakçı A.F. (2013) Etik Konulardan Seçmeler, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul
4. Alpar Ecevit Ş., Bahçecik N., Karabacak Ü. Ed.:Margaret A. Burkhardt, Alvita K. Nathaniel (2013) Çağdaş Hemşirelikte Etik, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction of the course
Week 2 - Theoretical
Morality and ethics, value concepts, value types, value conflicts
Week 3 - Theoretical
Ethics in the history of the world and in our country, nursing and ethics, history of nursing ethics
Week 4 - Theoretical
Ethical principles, theories and theorists
Week 5 - Theoretical
The concept of rights, human, patients, nurses rights
Week 6 - Theoretical
The nurse's duties, powers and responsibilities
Week 7 - Theoretical
Nursing applicable laws, rules and regulations
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Ethical problems, ethical decision making, malpractice, nursing malpractice
Week 10 - Theoretical
Intensive care and ethics, and ethics of euthanasia, organ and tissue transfer
Week 11 - Theoretical
Stigma / stigma and ethics
Week 12 - Theoretical
Family planning and ethics, reproductive health and ethics
Week 13 - Theoretical
Transfusion of blood products and ethics, ethical issues related to end of life
Week 14 - Theoretical
Case Discussion
Week 15 - Theoretical
Case Discussion
Week 16 - Final Exam
final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Midterm Examination18210
Final Examination19211
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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