Information Package / Course Catalogue
Hospital Infections in Special Patient Groups
Course Code: HEK523
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 3
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

To be able to know the characteristics of hospital infections seen in special patient groups, ways of transmission, risky situations and to prevent them.

Course Content

Hematology, oncology patients; Bone marrow transplantation, organ transplantation patients; Burns; In rheumatologic patients; After pregnancy and after birth; Old and in need of care; Hospital infections in newborn and childhood diseases.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Selcen ÖNCÜ
Prof. Sarhan SAKARYA
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to know the characteristics of hospital infections seen in special patient groups
2.Raising awareness of health personnel about hospital infections in special patient groups
3. To be able to define specific patient groups.
4. To know the ways of transmission in special patient groups
5. To know risky situations in special patient groups and to take precautions for prevention.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Hospital Infections (2013)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Hematology patients’ hospital infections
Week 2 - Theoretical
Nosocomial infections of oncology patients
Week 3 - Theoretical
Nosocomial infections of bone marrow transplant patients
Week 4 - Theoretical
Nosocomial infections of organ transplant patients
Week 5 - Theoretical
Hospital infections in burns
Week 6 - Theoretical
Nosocomial infections in patients using immunosuppressive agents
Week 7 - Theoretical
Nosocomial infections of plegic patients
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Nursing infections in elderly and those in need of care
Week 10 - Theoretical
Hospital infections in pregnancy
Week 11 - Theoretical
Postpartum hospital infections
Week 12 - Theoretical
New-born hospital infections
Week 13 - Theoretical
Pediatric healthcare-related infections
Week 14 - Theoretical
Protection from hospital infections
Week 15 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory132252
Lecture - Practice131352
Midterm Examination18210
Final Examination115217
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)131
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
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PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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