Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health and Environment SAY 315 5 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Arş. Gör. Mustafa AMARAT

Course Category
Course Objective

The main task of health institutions managers is to plan, organize, direct and supervise health services in a way that meets the health needs of the society. In order for healthcare managers to perform this basic task, especially hospital managers, they should have knowledge about the concept of health and environmental factors affecting the health level of the society and the individual. This course aims to teach the concepts of health and healthy people, environment and healthy environment. In addition, it is aimed to make students aware of the relationship between environmental and environmental pollution problems and the importance of individual and social health and to inform them about environmental health problems.

Course Content

This course will provide information about the relationship between health and environment.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To inform about health and environmental concepts Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To inform obout health services related to the individual and community Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To inform about the environmental factors affecting healt. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To supply information about the regional and global health problems related to environment Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Environmental Health Concept, Definition, Subjects, Features
2 Environment and Health Relationship
3 Environmental Epidemiology
4 Risk assessment
5 Environment and Human
6 Drinking and potable water, Air
7 City, Environment and Health
8 Midterm
9 Hospital environmental health
10 Image pollution, Noise, Lighting
11 Health effects of water pollution, water-borne diseases and ways of protection,
12 Health effects of solid wastes
13 Health effects of air pollution,
14 final exam
Course Notes <p>G&uuml;ler &Ccedil;, &Ccedil;evre ve Sağlık, Yazıt Yayıncılık, 2011.</p>
Course Resources

1.Kopnina H and  Keune H, Health and environment, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2010.
2.Kjellén M, Health and Environment, Health Division Document 2001:2
3.World Health Organization Health and Environment in Sustainable Development: Five years after the Earth Summit. Geneva, World Health Organization, (1997).
4. BERTAN M,  GÜLER Ç, Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler, 1995
5. KARPUZCU M, Çevre Kirlenmesi ve Kontrolü, Özal Matbaası, İstanbul 2012.
6.FRUMKIN H, Environmental Health From Global to Local, Second Edition, A Wiley Imprint 2010.

7.KAVUNCUBAŞI Ş, ve YILDIRIM S,Hastane ve Sağlık Kurumları Yönetimi,2. Baskı,Siyasal kitapevi,Ankara 2010.

8.KAPTANOĞLU AY,Sağlık yönetimi,Beşir kitapevi,İstanbul 2000.

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 50
1. Ödev 30
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5