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General Information

Gaining the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary for the students to be able to adapt to the rapid developments in the nursing field and to provide nursing care in a way that will respond to changing individual and social needs; Aims to ensure that the student can use these qualifications, which he/she has gained, in an effective way in the protection, development and maintenance of health.

Education

It focuses on nursing care services, which is an active member of the health team in disease prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, focusing on the protection and improvement of the health of the individual, the family and the community in order to contribute to the development of nursing education, research and services in the international environment and on the basis of professional laws and ethical principles and responsibilities. Analytical and critical thinking ability will take place in the fields of nursing education and research, nursing care, innovative practice and change, taking on the responsibility of lifelong learning and personal development, taking advantage of current approaches and methods of science and technology to train nurses with strong leadership qualities.

Facilities

The program, aiming to train nurses and human resources in a way that will provide contemporary nursing services both nationally and internationally, offers a variety of educational opportunities to their students. In the program, professional support is provided for courses and internships from experienced academics and professional field specialists. In addition, while our students are preparing for a career at the University, they also have the opportunity to express themselves by taking part in social and cultural activities with a participatory approach on international criteria. At our university, there is a computer environment open to student use with sufficient internet support. The EMU library has adequate equipment and resources in terms of education, training and research. In addition, our university offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for students to social, cultural and sporting activities in their spare time.

During their nursing student training, they will benefit from the Nursing Skill Laboratory equipped with modern, world-class technological equipments. Using large-scale spaces for laboratories, it was designed to allow 40-50 students to work together in the same area

Career Opportunities

Those who complete the English Nursing degree program are given the title of "Nurse" and the possibility of working in many countries, especially the EU countries, as the program is in line with the European Union criteria. Nurses can work in all health care settings because they are health professionals with an active role in patient care services within the scope of primary health services as well as hospitals where treatment services are provided.

Our graduates can serve as service nurses, hospital nurses / nursing services manager in health institutions that provide therapeutic services. In addition, our graduates who want to do postgraduate education can work as teaching staff in the nursing departments of universities by taking the scientific expertise and doctoral education both at home and abroad.


 


 




​EMU FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
NURSING (ENGLISH)
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
 
NURS201               Basic Concepts in Nursing
Basic knowledge about concepts, nursing, holistic view and human beings, environment and human beings, health and illness,  patient safety, stress, anxiety, and adaptation, sleep and rest, pain.

Credits: ( 3 / 1 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title:Basic Concepts                                     Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Concepts,  Holistic View,  Health and Illness


NURS203               Fundamentals of Nursing
The content of this course include; the knowledge and skills on basic theories, concepts, principles and methods of nursing care and includes skin integrity, administration of medications, hygiene, movement, oxygenation, fluid, nutrition, elimination (urinary and bowel elimination) needs of the healthy individual and patient, perioperative care, loss and grief, death, systematic approach to nursing and practice.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Fundamentals of Nursing                     Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Nursing Care, Nursing skills


NURS205               Communication in Nursing
The contents of this course cover basic elements of the patient-nurse interaction and the importance of it in development and maintenance of the quality of nursing care, as well as therapeutic or non-therapeutic methods affecting this process and discussions on the particulars of patient-nurse interaction in the scope of special clinical cases such as a patient with cancer, a patient refusing treatment and care, a patient approaching death, etc.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 2 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Communication                                    Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords:  Human relations, Therapeutic communication


NURS207               Patient Education
The content of this course includes; basic concepts in patient education, objectives and principles of patient education, affecting factors of patient education, the disease coping process, nurse patient educator role, determination of requirements in the patient education, planning patient education, implementation of patient education, evaluation of patient education.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 2 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 5
Abbreviated Title: Patient Education                                 Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Coping process, Basic concepts in patient education



NURS202               Medical Nursing
Improving students’ ability of practice and knowledge regarding improving health, keeping healthy, early diagnosis of illnesses, treatment, care and rehabilitation, knowledge of the patient and family. Throughout the course, students will be engaging with nursing process, fluid-electrolyte balance, acid-base equilibrium and imbalance, shock and nursing care, system diseases and nursing care and practice.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: HMSR203           ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Medical                                                 Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Disease, Treatment, Care


NURS204               Surgical Nursing
Within the scope of primary health care consideration, basic principles of surgery, surgical illnesses of systems, gaining required ability of application, knowledge and practicing nursing regarding pre-during-post surgery for improving patient’s physical, psychological and social conditions.
 
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: HMSR203           ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Surgical disease                                   Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Surgical, Operating room


NURS206               Health Assessment
The content of this course include; health assessment for nursing care, health history for nursing care, physical assessment skills, preparation for physical assessment, general assessment of the individual, physical examination of the physiological systems.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 2 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 6
Abbreviated Title: Health Assessment                              Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Health History for Nursing Care, Physical Assessment in Nursing



NURS208               Radition Safety in Healthcare Institution
The content of this course include; the harm of radiation on human health and environment, harms of radiation on pregnants and children, radiation accidents, precautions for radiation accidents, personal precautions for radiation safety, institutional precautions for radiation safety, types of radiation.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 3
Abbreviated Title: Radition Safety                                     Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Harms of radiation, Precautions for radiation safety


NURS210               History of Nursing and Health Legislation
The course includes the topics of health related beliefs and practices in the historical process, historical developments of nursing profession in the world , historical developments of nursing profession in TRNC and TR, nursing and health laws, rules and regulations in TRNC and TR.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 3
Abbreviated Title: History of Nursing and Legislation       Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Nursing History, Nursing Law


NURS301               Women Health and Gynecology Nursing
The course aims to improve students’ knowledge about women, baby’s and family’s health care from infancy to elderliness and nursing care of gynecological illnesses. It includes, women’s health and gynecology nursing, reproduction health and nursing roles, normal and risky neonatal, pregnancy, nursing care in pre and post birth, reproduction system diseases, nursing care and practice.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: HMSR203           ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Women Health and Gynecology          Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Gynecology, Obstetrics


NURS303               Child Health and Disease Nursing
This course enables students to evaluate a child’s normal and abnormal growth and development characteristics (from birth until the end of adolescence) according to the systems within the framework of holistic nursing approach. The status of child health in the world and in our country, basic concepts in pediatric nursing, immunization, growth- development and disorders, nutrition, systems and nursing care and practicing.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: HMSR203           ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Child Health Nursing                            Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Growth- development, Child Health


NURS305               Clinical Nursing Skills Practice - I
This course focuses on nursing care practice in national and/or international health care settings. It continues 35 working days (8 hours / day) and a total of 280 hours.
 
Credits: ( 0 / 0 / 0 ) 0                                                             Prerequisites: None                               ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Summer Practice - I                                 Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Nursing care, clinical skills


NURS302               Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
Protection of mental health and mental health variables that affect physical, social, and mental health problems, the course gives preventive, curative, rehabilitative nursing skills and teaches individuals to cope with problems practically. Psychiatric nursing philosophy, purpose, basic concepts in the field of mental health and illness, theories and laws, adult and child mental health problems, treatment and nursing care and practice.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: HMSR203           ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Mental Health Nursing                          Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Psychiatric Nursing, Mental Health


NURS304               Community Health Nursing
Individuals, family and community approach to primary health care nursing services at home and non-hospital institutions using the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviors. The course covers the organization of health services in the world, TRNC and Turkey, basic health care and philosophy, public health nurse's role and duties, home care, maternal and child health, environmental health, occupational health, school health services, nurse’s role in the public health and practicing.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 3 / 7) 6                                                          Prerequisites: HMSR203           ECTS: 9
Abbreviated Title: Community Health                                Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Primary health care, Home care


NURS306               Nursing Research
Science and research, using of the scientific problem solving method in the field of nursing research process, the importance of research in nursing, nursing research and using in practice, research designs, sampling, data collection methods, writing and presenting of research report, ethical responsibilities of researchers and evidence based nursing.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Nursing Research                                Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Research methods, Evidence based nursing


NURS308               Geriatric Care
The course provides knowledge in the field of geriatrics and identifies problems of elderly individuals care. The course covers definition and classification of age, assessment of elderly individual and physiological changes in old age, nutrition, pain and dementia / Alzheimer in old age, occurring accidents and ways of protection, psychosocial problems, quality of life and home care, elder abuse, geriatric nursing issues.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Geriatric Care                                      Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Geriatric nursing, Elderly


NURS401               Ethics in Nursing
The content of this course includes basic information on ethical concepts and scope of bioethics, the social and cultural context of ethics, philosophical basis and relevance of ethics with laws, major ethical theories, code of nursing ethics, and explication of care ethics with nursing, and ethical decision making in nursing practice.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 2
Abbreviated Title: Ethics in Nursing                                  Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Ethical concepts, Care ethics


NURS403               Education in Nursing
The course aims to provide knowledge and practice , skills and attitudes to students in activities related to the planning, implementation and the evaluation of teaching-learning process.The role, importance and principles of education in nursing, concepts of teaching and learning, factors affecting learning, process of teaching-learning, group training, orientation and in-service training, adult education, health education and practice in nursing education.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 2 / 0 ) 5                                                         Prerequisites: None                   ECTS: 6
Abbreviated Title: Education in Nursing                            Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Teaching, Learning


NURS405               Nursing Profession Courses Practice - I
This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing interventions in the primary, secondary and tertiary national and/or international health care settings for prepare students to the profession.
 
Credits: ( 0 / 0 / 24 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: HMSR203, 206, 208, 305, 307, 306, 308                 ECTS: 10
Abbreviated Title: Profession Courses Practice - I          Category: Area Core                                                  Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Skills improvement, Professional Nursing


NURS407               Clinical Nursing Skills Practice - II
This course focuses on nursing care practice in national and/or international health care settings. It continues 35 working days (8 hours / day) and a total of 280 hours.
 
 
Credits: ( 0 / 0 / 0 ) 0                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Summer Practice - II                            Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Nursing care, Clinical skills


NURS402               Emergency Nursing
Improving students’ knowledge and ability about saving lives of patients who suffer from acute disease, accident, natural disasters or war. The course includes knowledge about natural disasters and taking measures, standards of interferences in natural disasters, basic principles of first aid and first aid in emergency cases and practicing.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 2 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 5
Abbreviated Title: Emergency Nursing                             Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Emergency Care, First Aid


NURS404               Epidemiology for Nursing
Health level of community, frequencies and distribution of diseases, cause and effect relationships of diseases and basic concepts of epidemiology are the subjects of the course. It includes definition of epidemiology, basic concepts, principles and methods of epidemiology, measuring health and demographic data, pace and rates of epidemiology, epidemiology of infectious diseases.
 
Credits:  ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                        Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Epidemiology                                        Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Epidemiology, Health


NURS406               Management in Nursing
The course aims to provide knowledge, skills and attitudes to students in nursing services planning, organization, implementation, evaluation and coordination activities related to the management. The course covers the definition of management, purpose, theories, nursing management, functions of nurse manager, management process, organizational structure, motivation, job satisfaction, power, authority, problem solving, decision making, ethics and management, legal issues, providing quality and practicing.
 
Credits: ( 4 / 2 / 0 ) 5                                                         Prerequisites: None                   ECTS: 7
​Abbreviated Title: Management in Nursing                       Category: Area Core                 Teaching Language: English
eywords: Administration, Nursing Services Organization


NURS408               Nursing Profession Courses Practice - II
This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing interventions in the primary, secondary and tertiary national and/or international health care settings for prepare students to the profession.
 
Credits: ( 0 / 0 / 24 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: HMSR203, 206, 208, 305, 307, 306, 308             ECTS: 10
Abbreviated Title: Profession Courses Practice - II         Category: Area Core                                                  Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Skills improvement, Professional Nursing
 

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ALL COMPULSORY COURSES OFFERED BY OTHER ACADEMIC UNITS

 HIST280              Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Reforms
 
The topics of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Tanzimat and Islahat, I. and II. Constitutional Period,  World War I and the entry of the Ottoman Empire, the Armistice of Mudros, Atatürk’s personality and his departure to Samsun, congresses period and the Independence War, the Abolition of the Sultanate, the Lausanne Peace Treaty, the principles and reforms of Atatürk and modern Turkey.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 2
Abbreviated Title: Atatürk’s Principle and Turkish Reforms              Course Category: University Core    Teaching Language: English
Keywords: History, revolution  
Department offering the course: Ataturk Research Center



ENGL191            Communication in English - I
ENGL 191 is a first semester freshman academic English course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to B1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course connects critical thinking with language skills and incorporates learning technologies such as Moodle. The purpose of the course is to consolidate students? knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures and lexis. The main focus will be on the development of productive (writing and speaking) and receptive (reading) skills in academic settings.
  
Credits: ( 3 / 1 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: English - I                                                               Category: University Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, A1 
Department offering the course: Modern Languages



ENGL192            Communication in English - II                            
This course is designed to further help students improve their English to B2 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of References for Languages. The course aims to reconsolidate and develop students? knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures, and critical thinking. The course also incorporates use of technologies such as MOODLE. The course will focus on reading, writing, listening, speaking and introducing documentation, and will also focus on presentation skills in academic settings.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 1 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: ENGL171                    ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: English - II                                                              Category: University Core                 Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, A1
Department offering the course:Modern Languages



ITEC105              Computer - I
This course is an introduction to the world of Computing and Information Technology (IT). Today, we are all part of an exploding Information Society and in this dynamic new society people at homes, schools, institutions and businesses are engaged in an ever- growing partnership with computers. Computers and Information Technology are part of just about everything we do at work and at home. And the fact is that, computers will play an even greater role in our lives in the years to come. The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 2 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 2
Abbreviated Title: Introduction to Computer                                       Course Category: University Core    Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Computer, program
Department offering the course: Department of Technology of Computer and Informatic Systems


HLTS 141            Anatomy
General anatomical principles, upper limb, lower limb, cranial bones, facial region, parotid region and neck, thorax, nose, larynx, heart, great vessels, general circulation, gastrointestinal system, urogenital system, central nervous system, eye, visual pathway, ear, auditory pathway, endocrine system.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 3 / 0 ) 4                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 6
Abbreviated Title: Anatomy                                                                Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Human body,Organs
Department offering the course: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation


HLTS142             Pathology
Introduction to pathology, methods and techniques, mechanisms of cellular adaptation, stem cells, mechanisms of cellular injury, necrosis and apoptosis, inflammation and cellular repair mechanisms, immunopathology, pathology of infectious diseases, pathology of genetic diseases, hemodynamic disorders, neoplasia.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 3
Abbreviated Title: Pathology                                                               Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Inflammation, Mechanism of Diseases
Department offering the course: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation



HLTS143             Physiology
Cellular physiology, physiology of the muscle, central nervous system physiology, peripheral nervous system physiology, sensory organs physiology, physiology of the blood, physiology of the heart, circulatory physiology, respiratory system physiology, digestive system and metabolism physiology, excretory system physiology, endocrine system physiology.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 6
Abbreviated Title: Physiology                                                             Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Homeostasis, Body systems
Department offering the course: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation


HLTS144             Clinical Microbiology
General properties and classification of microorganisms, feeding and reproduction of microorganisms, relations with the host – microorganism, sterilization and disinfection, microorganisms and their infections, infectious diseases, hospital infections, properties of the immune system, vaccines, immune serums.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 2 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 6
Abbreviated Title: Microbiology                                                          Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Microorganism, Parasit
Department offering the course: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation



HLTS145             Histology
Inroduction to cell structure and the cell membrane, the cytoplasmic organels, histology of epithelial tissue, connective and supportive tissues, cartilage, bone, muscle tissue, blood, nervous tissue.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 5
Abbreviated Title: Histology                                                                Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Cell, Tissue
Department offering the course: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation



HLTS146             Pharmacology for Nursing
The aim of this course is to enable nursing students to learn the basic concepts of pharmacology and toxicology, drugs and drug interactions. This course includes introduction to pharmacology, drug interactions, drug abuse and dependence, pharmacological properties and side effects of drugs acting on organ systems.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 7
Abbreviated Title: Pharmacology for Nursing                                    Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Drugs, Addiction
Department offering the course: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation



PSYC104                               Psychological Science
The course is designed to introduce students to the subjects and themes of psychology as a science. This course provides a basic general introduction to the main fields of psychological enquiry, the major theoretical systems within each field and their practical applications. The areas covered include psychological research, learning, memory, motivation, consciousness, and industrial, and health, social, counselling and clinical psychology.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 5
Abbreviated Title: General Psychology                                              Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Psychology, Human Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Learning
Department offering the course: Psychology



NUTD103              Introduction to Nutrition
The course provides information about nutrition principles and properties, the definition and importance of nutrition, food items and functions, nutrition in special period (pregnant- lacting ,0-1-year- old baby, school age, adolescent , elderly , etc.).
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 2
Abbreviated Title: Introduction to Nutrition                                         Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Nutrition, Food
Department offering the course: Nutrition and Dietetics



BIOL222                Biochemistry
This course is for nursing; located in chemicals and live a life in human nature it is to examine a chemical process that lingers throughout. In addition to contributing to the course it aims to transfer knowledge of molecular genetics and biotechnology issues. Students, biochemistry, and molecular genetics comprehensive techniques peculiar to learn the principles and applications. These issues are targeted to support them to grow as they are equipped and informed nursing.
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                                          Prerequisites: None                            ECTS: 3
Abbreviated Title: Biochemistry                                                          Course Category: Area Core             Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Biochemical Process, Molecular Genetics
Department offering the course: Biological Sciences
 


MATH212              Biostatistics
Introduction to statistics and biostatistics, usage of statistics in health sciences and related investigations, data collection, descriptive statistics, tables and graphs, probability and probability distributions, sampling, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation analysis, basic concepts of statistics and descriptive statistics, statistical comparison methods, statistical analyses, research design, data collection tools, inspection of sufficiency and reliabilities, scaling and preparation of scientific reports
 
Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 4
Abbreviated Title: Biostatistics                                          Course Category: Area Core    Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Sampling, Statistical Analyses, Hypothesis Testing
Department offering the course: Mathematics



MATH135              Basic Mathematics for Health Sciences
Basic terminologies of mathematics, arithmetic operations on different number systems. Rational numbers, irrational numbers, real numbers, algebraic expressions. Functions, definition of functions, methods of building functions, graphs of linear functions. Ratio  and ratio problems. Conversion between units in metric system, length, weight, area and volume measurements, surface area calculations. Matrices, matrix types, determinant concept. Linear equation systems and solutions.
 
Credits: ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: None                  ECTS: 5
Abbreviated Title: Basic Math                                           Course Category: Area Core    Teaching Language: English
Keywords: Arithmetic,  Ratio And Proportion, Metric System
Department offering the course: Mathematics



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