Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Policy and Planning SAY 205 3 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HARUN KIRILMAZ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. HARUN KIRILMAZ,
Course Assistants

Res.Asst. Ayhan DURMUŞ

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

To identify patterns of health policy and planning; to apply theories in the field of health policy-making and planning; to interpretation of the factors that affect health policies; to interpretation of health care reforms; to evaluate Turkey health policies.

Course Content

In this course, the concept of health policy and planning, with emphasis on the process of identifying and implementing health policy and planning will be informed about the methods.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To know basic concepts and models with to health policy and planning. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 To have knowledge of the factors affecting health policies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 To have knowledge about the process of identifying and implementing health policy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 To know planning methods and process in health care. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Categorize the political theories. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
7 Explain the process of determining health policies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
8 Examine the political aspects of health planning with planning methods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 To know the basic concepts and models of health policy and planning. Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
2 Health Politics Actors Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
3 Health Policy Determination and Implementation Process Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
4 Health Policy Analysis Approaches Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
5 Health Policy Models Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
6 Policy setting and power theories, policy makers. Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
7 Health Politics in Turke Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
8 Basic concepts in health planning; need and demand. Planning methods; resource - based planning. The political aspect of health planning. Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
9 MIDTERM Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
10 Health Reforms Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
11 Turkish health care system Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
12 Assessment of Health Systems - I Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
13 Assessment of Health Systems - II Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
14 Planning in Health Services Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
Resources
Course Notes <p>altman, R.&nbsp;B. ve Figueras,&nbsp;J.&nbsp;(1998), Avrupa Sağlık Reformu: Mevcut Stratejilerin Analizi, Sağlık Bakanlığı Sağlık Projesi Genel Koordinat&ouml;rl&uuml;ğ&uuml; Yayını, Ankara.</p> <p>Ert&uuml;rk Atabey, S. (2012), Sağlık Sistemleri ve Sağlık Politikası, Gazi, Ankara</p> <p>&Ccedil;evik, Hasan H&uuml;seyin ve Demirci, S&uuml;leyman (2012), Kamu Politikası, Se&ccedil;kin Yayınları.</p>
Course Resources

T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı (1993), Ulusal Sağlık Politikası, T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Yayını, Ankara.
Balcı, A. (2005), Kamu Hizmetleri ve Yerinden Yönetim: Sağlık Hizmet Sunumunun Yeniden Yapılandırılması, Atlas Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
OECD, (2008), OECD Sağlık Sistemi İncelemeleri: Türkiye, OECD Yayınları.
Roberts, M. J., William H., Berman, P. ve Reich, M. R. (2004), Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity, Oxford University Press, New York.
T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı (2003), Sağlıkta Dönüşüm, T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Yayını, Ankara.
Gauld, Robin (2009), The New Health Policy
McLaughlin, Curtis P. (2008), Health Policy Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Hann, A (2007), Health Policy and Politics, Ashgate Publishing Company, Burlington.
Ball, D. J. (2006), Environmental Health Policy
Smith, Peter Ginnelly, Laura Sculpher, Mark (2005), Health Policy and Economics: Opportunities and Challenges
Buse, K. M. ve Gillian, N. W, (2005), Making Health Policy
Bradshaw, P. L. (2004), Health Policy for Health Care Professionals
Weissert, C. S. (2002), Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy
Lee, K. B., Kent Fustukian, S. (2001), Health Policy in A Globalising World

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 PLANNING-To have the necessary level of expertise for planning in health institutions X
2 PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING-Having problem solving and decision making skills by using qualitative and quantitative methods X
3 ORGANIZATION- To have the necessary information to make job analysis, job description and job requirements and to make use of these to design service processes and to form units and reorganize them accordingly. X
4 COMMUNICATION - having the ability to communicate and develop with employees, patients / relatives, colleagues and other internal and external stakeholders X
5 LEADERSHIP-Identifying power sources appropriate to environmental conditions and applying appropriate leadership styles by utilizing these resources X
6 MOTIVATION- Determining the needs of subordinates by taking into consideration the working conditions, identifying appropriate targets and having the knowledge and skills to provide motivation both within the team and individually. X
7 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT- Knowing the functions of human resources management and having the knowledge and skills to manage human resources in accordance with the principles of human resources management X
8 COORDINATION- To have the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure the unification of efforts towards the realization of corporate objectives by considering both institutional and individual efforts. X
9 REPORTING- Gather information about administrative, financial and technical issues, prepare reports on administrative, financial and technical issues by using this information and evaluate these reports. X
10 BUDGETING-To know budgeting methods, to perform budgeting activities, to make end-of-term transactions by making adjustments and corrections if necessary X
11 CONTROL / INSPECTION- Knowing and applying the necessary controls regarding the general operation of the institution, stock and inventory management, human resources and corporate performance and hospital quality system in the light of legal regulations X
12 REPRESENTATION- To represent the institution in the presence of other institutions and organizations and stakeholders, to organize the necessary activities on this subject and to have the necessary skills to ensure the participation of internal and external stakeholders in these activities. X
13 makes recommendations that will contribute to field of his/her expertise. X
14 KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT-Establishing policies related to information management, organizing and setting up information management systems, documenting and using data X
15 QUALITY PATIENT AND EMPLOYEE SAFETY- Determining quality and patient safety policies, collecting data for this purpose, analyzing and evaluating data by using measurement methods, and ensuring that the results are used for improvement X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
4. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 6 5 30
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5