|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||6
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) They can explain the theoretical knowledge in the field of psycho-oncology.
2) They can interpret the effects of cancer in terms of patients and their relatives.
3) They can compare the methods of intervening in the problems experienced by patients diagnosed with cancer.
4) They can criticize different care processes of cancer patients.
5) They may associate cancer and other related neurological and psychological disorders.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||This course aims to provide detailed information in the field of health psychology and psycho-oncology. Within the scope of this course, students acquire basic information about health psychology and then have information about the effects of a cancer diagnosis on patients and their relatives. At the end of the course, students get an idea about how to cope with the stress and psychological problems experienced by patients after a cancer diagnosis.
|1st Week ||What is Health Psychology?|
|2nd Week ||Stress|
|3rd Week ||Behavioral and Psychological Factors in Cancer Risk|
|4th Week ||Management of symptoms: Pain|
|5th Week ||Management of symptoms: Fatigue and Vomiting|
|6th Week ||Sexuality and Cancer|
|7th Week ||Sleep and Cancer|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Palliative Care|
|10th Week ||Hospice and Home Care|
|11th Week ||Delirium|
|12th Week ||Psychological Screening for Cancer Patients|
|13th Week ||Principles of Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients|
|14th Week ||Impact of cancer on Caregivers|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Holland, J., Breitbart, W., & Jacobsen, P. (2010). (eds). Psycho-oncology. Oxford University Press
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Questions/Answers,Practice,Presentation,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||14||4||56|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||35||35|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||20||20|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||6|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||6|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English