Information Package / Course Catalogue
Surgical Diseases Physical Assessment I Course Content
Course Code: CHH529
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
Objectives of the Course

Aims to give students the ability to evaluate the patient's physical examination and ability.

Course Content

Health diagnose basic concepts, methods, physical examination, skin, hair, nails, diagnostics, diagnostics of head and neck, ENT diagnostics, eye diagnostics, identification of the thorax and lungs, cardiovascular system diagnostics, identification of the nervous system, musculoskeletal system,

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Sultan ÖZKAN
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to obtain the physical examination methods
2.To be able to examine an individual's skin, nails and hair
3. To be able to evaluate the results of physical examination of the individual
4.To evaluate the nutritional status of the individual.
5.To be able to evaluate ear nose throat.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Görgülü R. S. Hemşireler İçin Fiziksel Muayene Yöntemleri. Ankara:72 tasarım ltd. Şti; 2002. ,
2.Bates, B. Fizik Muayene rehberi, Çeviri editörleri: Özsüt H, Tetikkurt
3.Kansu, E., Oto, A., Oktay, A. (editör) Hikaye Alma ve Fizik Muayene, bs., Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları A-60, 1995.,
4.Thompson JM., Wilson, SF. Health Assesment for Nursing Practice. Mosby- Year Book, St. Louis, 1996.,
5.Woodrow P. (2006) Intensive Care Nursing Second Edition,Routledge, Newyork.
6.Rothrock C.J., Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery , twelfth edition, Mosby USA, 2005
7.Seidel M; H,. Ball W, J. Dains E.J., at all Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination, Seventh Edition, 2011
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to physical examination
Week 2 - Theoretical
Physical examination preparation and Nursing Care
Week 3 - Theoretical
Physical examination methods and tools
Week 4 - Theoretical
General Evaluation of Patient's
Week 5 - Theoretical
Mental Evaluation
Week 6 - Theoretical
Nutrition evaluation
Week 7 - Theoretical
Evaluation of growth and development
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Evaluation of of pain
Week 10 - Theoretical
Evaluation of the eye
Week 11 - Theoretical
Evaluation of the head and neck
Week 12 - Theoretical
Evaluation of Ear, nose and throat
Week 13 - Theoretical
Evaluation of ear, nose and throat
Week 14 - Theoretical
Evaluation of the chest and lungs
Week 15 - Theoretical
Evaluation of the heart
Week 16 - Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination120222
Final Examination125227
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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