Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Comparative Health Care Systems SAY 417 7 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Ast. Özgün ÜNAL

Course Category
Course Objective

Identifying models of health care systems in general. Learning about the factors that make supply and demand for the service. Comparing countries´ health systems.

Course Content

Examination, classification, and comparison of the health systems of World and Turkey; determination of the advantages and disadvantages aspects of different countries health systems

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analyze the components of any country´s health system Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To make comparison between different countries´ health systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To know the main strengths and weaknesses of health systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To gain the ability to think about health management in national and international context Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To gain the ability of decision-making skills by using managerial skills. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluate to the Turkish health system framework of the Turkish health policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Explain the health care system and the limits of health care. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 Explain health system and subsystems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 System approach, health care system, limits of health care system, production, asset protection, support, management Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
2 Macro environmental elements; technology, economics, ecology, social-culture, law and politics. Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
3 Classification of health systems Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
4 Determinants of Species in the National Health System Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
5 The free market and welfare-oriented health systems Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
6 The container and the socialist health care systems Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
7 Turkish Health System Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
8 The financial resources, supply and demand situations of the Turkish health system Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
9 Midterm Exam Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
10 U.S., Mexican and Canadian health system Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
11 France, Germany and the United Kingdom healthcare system Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
12 Cuba, China and India health care system Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
13 Japan, Australia and the Dutch health care system Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
14 The comparison of the Turkish Health System and other countries health systems Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara
Resources
Course Notes <p>Sargutan A. E. (2006). Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe &Uuml;niversitesi Yayını, Ankara</p>
Course Resources

Roemer M.I. (1991, 1993) National Health Systems of the World, Vol:1Countries (1991), Vol II: The Issues (1993), Oxford University Pres, London.
Fulcher D. (1974) Medical Care Systems: Public and Private Health Coverage in Selected Industrialized Countries, ILO Publications.
Bruce J. Fried, Laura M. Gaydos, (2011) World Health Systems Challenges ans Perspectives, Aupha.

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 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 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 1 10 10
Assignment 2 5 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 135
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.4
dersAKTSKredisi 5