SKG 501 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
The Health of the Healthcare Workers and Patient Safety
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SKG 501
Fall
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Be able to investigate international patient safety issues
  • Explain institutional culture and safety culture
  • Discuss errors in the use of drugs and safety in drug use
  • List strategies for preventing patient falls, pressure wounds and infections
  • Identify the relationship between work conditions and worker's health
  • Explain methods for preventing healthcare workers from risks related to workplace
  • Review the legal aspects of healthcare worker and patient safety
Course Content Institutional culture, patient safety and quality care, building a safe culture, communication and team work, high-risk and priority areas in patient safety, medical error declaration systems, learning from errors and reports, root cause analysis and methods used, safety in hospital environment, drug errors and drug safety, prevention strategies for patient falls and wounds, prevention strategies for pressure ulcer and infections, tools for improving quality and patient safety, workplace conditions and healthcare workers safety, ethical and legal aspects of healthcare worker and patient safety

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Course presentation
2 Basic issues about patient safety and healthcare workers’ health Professional Communication and Team Collaboration Wachter R., Gupta K. (2018). Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 3-32 Kelly P. (2012). Nursing Leadership & Management. Delmar. 211-218 Hughes RG (2008). Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. AHRQ Publication, USA. Chapter 1,32,33
3 Risk, danger, preventive health services Hasta ve Çalışan Güvenliğinin Sağlanmasına Dair Yönetmelik https://dosyamerkez.saglik.gov.tr/Eklenti/3628,hastavecalisanguvenligininsaglanmasinadairyonetmelikpdf.pdf?0
4 Legal and ethical aspects Patient rights Sağlik Hukukunda Haklar ve Yükümlülükler. Atatürk Üniversitesi AÖF.Sağlık Hukuku. (Ünite 6) 1-24. file:///F:/eski%20hdd/ieutf/ieutf-egitim/yüksek%20lisans/sağlık%20hukuku-aöf/Sağlık%20hukuku/Sağlık%20hukuku/Ünite-6.pdf Hasta Hakları http://www.ttb.org.tr/mevzuat/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=182:hasta-haklari-yetmel&catid=2:ymelik&Itemid=33
5 Error Reporting and Error Disclosure Wachter R., Gupta K. (2018). Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 257-277. Hughes RG (2008). Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. AHRQ Publication, USA. Chapter 35,36,37,38
6 Device, blood safety, safe and high-quality health care environment Stahel PF., Mauffrey C. Patient Safety in Surgery. Springer-Verlag London. 2014. 299-300. Kelly P. (2012). Nursing Leadership & Management. Delmar. 94-114 Hughes RG (2008). Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. AHRQ Publication, USA. Chapter 46-51
7 Infections and prevention Wachter R., Gupta K. (2018). Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 171-185. Doğanay M ve ark. Hastane İnfeksiyonları, 2013: 167-291 Şevketoğlu E. Yoğun Bakım Enfeksiyonlarını Önleme Stratejileri Turkiye Klinikleri J Pediatr Sci 2011; 7(1):66-72
8 Pressure Ulcers: A Patient Safety Issue Orhan B. Basınç Yaralarını Önleme Kılavuzu: Kanıta Dayalı Uygulamalar Arşiv Kaynak Tarama Dergisi, 2017; 26(4):427-440 Turgut N ve ark. Yoğun Bakım Hastalarında Basınç Ülseri Sıklığı, Önlenmesi ve Tedavisi J Turk Soc Intens Care 2017;15:72-6Basınç Ülserlerinin Tedavisi Hızlı Başvuru Kılavuzu http://www.epuap.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/qrg_prevention_in_turkish.pdf
9 Medication administration safety Wachter R., Gupta K. (2018). Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 57-71 Vural F. Sık Karşılaşılan İlaç Uygulama Hataları ve İlaç Güvenliği, Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi, 2014 4(5): 271-275 Güler H ve ark. T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı İlaç Güvenliği Rehberi, 2015: 8-34 Şencan İ ve ark. SKS ve İlaç Güvenliği, 2012: 6-44
10 Fall and Injury Prevention Wachter R., Gupta K. (2018). Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 121-131. Hughes RG (2008). Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. AHRQ Publication, USA. Chapter 10
11 Improving patient safety and quality Wachter R., Gupta K. (2018). Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 35-51
12 Healthcare workers’ workplace risks and prevention (1) (physical, biological, chemical) Ayşe Beşer. Sağlık Çalışanlarının Sağlık Riskleri Ve Yönetimi. DEUHYO ED 2012, 5 (1), 39-44 http://acikerisim.deu.edu.tr/xmlui/bitstream/handle/12345/4607/beser_39-44.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
13 Healthcare workers’ workplace risks and prevention (2) (ergonomic and psychosocial problems, workload) Ayşe Beşer. Sağlık Çalışanlarının Sağlık Riskleri Ve Yönetimi. DEUHYO ED 2012, 5 (1), 39-44 http://acikerisim.deu.edu.tr/xmlui/bitstream/handle/12345/4607/beser_39-44.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
14 Healthcare workers’ occupational diseases Pekşen Y. Sağlık Çalışanları, Meslek Hastalıkları ve İş Kazaları Kavramlarına Genel Yaklaşım. Turkiye Klinikleri J Public Health-Special Topics 2017;3(2):49-57 http://www.turkiyeklinikleri.com/article/en-saglik-calisanlari-meslek-hastaliklari-ve-is-kazalari-kavramlarina-genel-yaklasim-78875.html
15 Semester Review
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
50
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
60
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
1
57
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To possess theoretical and practical knowledge on Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare at the Master's Level

2

To be able to integrate and produce new knowledge by integrating the knowledge in Quality and patient Safety in Healthcare with knowledge from different disciplines

3

 To be able to solve problems encountered in Quality and Patient Safety  in Healthcare using research methods

4

To be able to carry-out  and lead an application  on Quality and Patient Care in Health independently

5

 To be  able to evaluate with a critical perspective  and guide learning of knowledge and skills at Master's degree in Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare

6

To be able to communicate the current developments and one's own studies in the field of Quality and Patient Safety   in written, oral, visual and electronic media  to groups within and outside the field

7

To be   able to carry out projects in the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare within the framework of scientific and professional legal responsibilities

8

 To possess social, scientific and ethical values in the literature search, evaluation, dissemination and application steps in the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare

9

 To prepare and  carry out a term project, conforming to the related criteria, in the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare.

10

To be able to ollow scientific progress in  the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare, evaluate knowledge with evidence-based and critical perspective, and demonstrate life-long learning attitude with these principles

11

To be able to  perform self-evaluation and plan his/her career

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest