Information Package / Course Catalogue
Children With Special Needs
Course Code: ÇSH532
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

Aims in this course to give information about the problem of children with special developmental and intellectual problems and intended solutions.

Course Content

In this course, special developmental and intellectual problems that affect children and nursing care examined

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Sort of intellectual and developmental problems affecting children's health.
2.Discuss the effects of intellectual and developmental roblems on children and family.
3.Define developmental problems, causes, consequences and measures
4.Sort of approach to the child with developmental problems and his family
5.Pre-natal, natal and postnatal periods risks of child’s living and identify measures
Recommended or Required Reading
1.McKinney ES, James SR, Murray SS, Ashwill JW. (2009). Maternal-Child Nursing. Saunders, Philadelphia.
2.Fleisher GR, Ludwig S, Henretig FM. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Lippincott, 4th ed., Philadelphia, 1999.
3.Pillitteri A. Child Health Nursing (Care of Child and Family), 1. Ed., Lippincott. Comp, Philadelphia, New York Baltimore. 1999.
4.Wong DL, et al. Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing. Mosby, 6th ed., St. Louis, 2001.
5.Adams ED, Towle MA. (2009). Pediatric Nursing Care. Pearson Ed. Inc., New Jersey.
6.www.0-18.org .
7.www.unicef.org.tr
8.http://www.un.org.tr/
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the course
Week 2 - Theoretical
Intellectual and developmental disorders- Effects on Children
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Intellectual and developmental disorders- Effects on Children
Week 3 - Theoretical
Intellectual and developmental disorders- Effects on Family
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Intellectual and developmental disorders- Effects on Family
Week 4 - Theoretical
Down's syndrome
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Down's syndrome
Week 5 - Theoretical
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Fetal alcohol syndrome
Week 6 - Theoretical
Fragile X syndrome
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Study for Exam;Fragile X syndrome
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature search ;Autism
Week 8 - Theoretical
Cerebral palsy
Week 8 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Cerebral palsy
Week 9 - Theoretical
Cerebral palsy-Continued
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Cerebral palsy-Continued
Week 10 - Theoretical
Sensory problems, hearing loss
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Sensory problems, hearing loss
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Study for Exam
Week 11 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 12 - Theoretical
Vision problems, loss of sensory
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Vision problems, loss of sensory
Week 13 - Theoretical
Sensory problems, speech disorders
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature search;Sensory problems, speech disorders
Week 14 - Theoretical
other problems
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature search;other problems
Week 15 - Theoretical
course evaluation
Week 16 - Preparation Work
Study for Exam
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination2%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
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