Information Package / Course Catalogue
Pediatric Oncology Nursing
Course Code: ÇSH539
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

This course aim that student know the impact of cancer on children and families and a holistic approach child and their families.

Course Content

This course includes common childhood cancers, treatment and care, the impact on the children and families of cancer, psychosocial support to children with cancer and their families, children with cancer and their families to approach in the terminal stage.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Describe the common types of cancer in children.
2.Know the treatment of childhood cancer.
3.Abilitiy to plan the nursing care of children with cancer and their families.
4.Discuss the impact of cancer in children and families.
5.Understand importance of psycho social support in diagnosis of cancer in children
6.Ability to plan holistic care to children and families in the terminal stage.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Brown R.T., Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach, Oxford University Press, 2006.
2.Gibson F., Soanes L. Children and Young People. John Wiley Sons Ltd., 2008.
3.Foley K.M., Gelband H. Improving Palliative Care For Cancer, National Academy Press 2001.
4.Pizzo P.A., Poplack D.G., Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 6th Ed, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2001.
5.Çavuşoğlu H. Çocuk Sağlığı Hemşireliği Cilt 1-2. Dizgi Baskı, Ankara, 2004.
6.Keene N, Hobbie W, Ruccione K. Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future (Childhood Cancer Guides), 2nd Ed, Patient Centered Guides, 2006.
7.Cancer Nursing, European Journal Of Cancer Care, Oncology Nursing Forum, Seminars İn Oncology Nursing, Journal Of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, Clinical Journal Of Oncology Nursing, Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Cancer Development Process (Onkogenezis)
Week 2 - Theoretical
Epidemiology Of Childhood Cancer Incidence İn Childhood and Common Cancer Types and Features
Week 3 - Theoretical
Common Childhood Cancer Types And Features (Continued)
Week 4 - Theoretical
Treatment Of Childhood Cancer
Week 5 - Theoretical
Nursing Care Of Childhood Cancer
Week 6 - Theoretical
Children Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant and Nursing Care
Week 7 - Theoretical
Psychosocial Approach To Diagnosed With Cancer Children and Families
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Cancer Effects To Families Of Children
Week 10 - Theoretical
Hope To Children With Cancer Body Image and Children With Cancer
Week 11 - Theoretical
Terminal Period Approaches To Cancer Child and Family
Week 12 - Theoretical
Terminal Period Approach To Child and Family Cancer (Continued)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Finished Treatment Of Cancer Patients Care / Follow-Up
Week 14 - Theoretical
Childhood Cancer Oncologic Emergencies and Approaches
Week 15 - Theoretical
Communication With Cancer Patients Breaking Bad News
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination2%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Midterm Examination214232
Final Examination18210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
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