Information Package / Course Catalogue
Care For Infectious Diseases
Course Code: HEK529
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

Designing effective materials for use in trainings and trainings of hospital infection control program

Course Content

Isolation in infectious patients; Sampling techniques; Maintenance methods; Catheter and drain care; Infected wound care; Removal of infected body fluids from the patient; Protection of health personnel.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Soner Sertan KARA
Lec. Selcen ÖNCÜ
Learning Outcomes
1.To know and apply care principles in infectious diseases
2.Take precautions to protect against infections
3.To know the obligatory diseases
4.To be able to maintain catheter
5.To be able to do infected wound care
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (A. Willke Topçu)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
General characteristics of infectious diseases
Week 2 - Theoretical
Protecting against infectious diseases
Week 3 - Theoretical
Isolation in infectious patients
Week 4 - Theoretical
Notifiable diseases
Week 5 - Theoretical
Requesting the appropriate sample
Week 6 - Theoretical
Proper sampling and transport
Week 7 - Theoretical
Infection illness followed by fever
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Nutrition and follow-up in infectious diseases
Week 10 - Theoretical
Caring for disturbed patients
Week 11 - Theoretical
Catheter use and care in catheterized patients
Week 12 - Theoretical
Removing infected body fluids from the patient
Week 13 - Theoretical
Infected wound care
Week 14 - Theoretical
Protection of health personnel
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 - Theory131239
Lecture - Practice131239
Midterm Examination1718
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)97
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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