Information Package / Course Catalogue
Pediatric Palliative Care
Course Code: ÇSH540
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 palliative care purposes, philosophy and principles and determine to the child and family's palliative care needs and planing for nursing care.

Course Content

This course includes palliative care concept and purpose, palliative care practices in our country and the world, management of symptoms in pediatric palliative care, death concept, are given after the child's death mourning process and to family support issues.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain the aim of palliative care, principles, roles and responsibilities of the nurse
2.Explain in children to the pathophysiology of physical symptoms
3.Plan and conduct maintain the comfort of the child and family nursing care,using evidence-based information
4.Ability to plan and counselling to care of the child and family at home.
5.Plan and conduct in the care of dying children and their families
6.Provide support families who lost children to in the process of mourning
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).
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The Purpose Of Palliative Care, Definitions And Principles
Week 2 - Theoretical
Palliative Care Nursing And State Of Palliative Care İn Turkey
Week 3 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach To Children With Neutropenia
Week 4 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach To Children With Pain
Week 5 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach To Child Malnutrition
Week 6 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach Toc Hildren With Nausea And Vomiting
Week 7 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach To Children With Constipation And Diarrhea
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach To Children With Fatigue
Week 10 - Theoretical
Nursing Approach To Children With Dyspnea
Week 11 - Theoretical
Palliative Care For The Child At Home
Week 12 - Theoretical
The Problems Experienced İn The Care Of The Child At Home And Family Burden
Week 13 - Theoretical
Çocuğun spritüel bakımı
Week 14 - Theoretical
Care Of Dying Child, Good Death / Peaceful Death Concepts, During And After The Death Of The Child Care
Week 15 - Theoretical
Approach To Family Nursing İn The Process Of Mourning And Grief Process
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
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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