Day 1 :
Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey
Time : 11:00-11:30
Canan Birimoglu Okuyan has obtained her BSc in Department of Nursing from Kafkas University. She subsequently obtained her MSc in Department of Public Health Nursing from Gaziantep University in 2012. She received her PhD in the Department of Public Health Nursing, Gazi University. During PhD, she has studied in the Turku University of Applied Science in Turku/Finland. She worked as a visitor Researcher at the Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester/UK. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Nursing at Mustafa Kemal University. Her research interests include public health, public health nursing, geriatric and gerontology.
Nursing education in Turkey is an important part of most of the country’s major universities. Nursing education in Turkey is developing speedily in accordance within the trend towards globalization. Higher education of nursing in Turkey is given for four years after a total 12 years of primary, secondary and high school education. Nursing programs include 4600 hours of theoretical and practical education (2300 theory and 2300 practical training). Nursing departments in health sciences faculty includes: Fundamentals of nursing, medical nursing, surgical nursing, obstetric gynecology nursing, pediatric nursing, mental health nursing, community health nursing and nursing management and Bachelor nursing includes practical training; courses lecturers manage both theoretical and clinical practice in general, 10-15 nursing students’ study in the clinic area with one teacher, students can study with experienced nurses working in the clinics. Nurses work with a shift system after they graduate, and their shift times vary in health care institutions. Each institution sets shift periods and the shifts can be 8 hours/12 hours/16 hours. A nurse working in a public organization must work at least 40 hours a week. In private hospitals, this is 60 hours a week. In a shift, the number of patients a nurse cares for varies according to the units. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of nursing education and nursing in Turkey.
Sakarya University, Turkey
Keynote: The compliance of the web based remote training and consultancy on individual’s treatment having suffered myocardial infarction and its effects on well-being
Time : 11:30-12:00
Ozlem Doğu has completed her PhD from Istanbul University. She has worked nearly 10 years in coronary intensive care nursing. She has been working as an Assistant Professor for one year at Sakarya University. She has published more than 20 papers in reputable journals
This pretest-posttest with experimental study was designed with the aim of determining the compliance of the web based remote training and counseling, which is required by the individuals suffering MI, treatment and its effects on well-being and functionality of some parameters determined by means of using virtual platforms and information technologies. While a healthy lifestyle modification helps to protect from myocardial infraction (MI), it also prevents the recurrence of MI and the development of complications. The population of the study consists of individuals being treated due to acute MI in the clinics of the hospital and the sample consists of 120 individuals randomized to receive intervention and control group. The data have been collected via patient information form, the Myocardial Infarction Dimensional Assessment Scale (MIDAS) and patient follow-up form. It has been determined that the test and control groups’ demographic data are homogenously distributed and the blood values of both groups determined three months after the discharge are lower. It was determined at the discharge that MIDAS total score average was 30.00 for the control group and 26.43 for the test group and these values were determined as 28.57 for the control group and 13.57 for the test group three months after which proves a statistical significance (p<0.001). It is clear that the web based remote training and counseling prepared for the individuals after myocardial infarction for treatment and well-being showed positive results.