Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Law SAY 102 2 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>LABOR LAW</p>
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
Course Category
Course Objective

The aim of this lesson is to learn the basic concepts and institutions related to the health care law, to know the rights of patients and health employees, to grasp medical intervention  the requirements of lawfulness, having to knowledge about the legal responsibilities of health employees, having information about faulty medical practices and to teach legal sanctions in case of violations.

Course Content

 The consists of the this course, the basic concepts and institutions of the health care law,health legislation,patient rights, the rights and responsibilities of health employees, organ and tissue transplantation, clinical researchs, medical intervention in terms of legality, the physician and the patient´s obligations, the relationship between patient and physician, responsibilities and compensation for malpractice,medical criminal justice and resources and organization. 

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows the basic concepts of health law, explains the concepts of health right and patient rights Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Knows the rights of patients and health care workers, lists the legal sanctions in case of violation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Knows the obligations of health professionals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Comprehend the term of malpractice Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyze the crimes and misdemeanorcommitted by the physician. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Recommended sources
2 What is contracting? Contracting types, the legal nature of the relationship between phisicians and patients Recommended sources
3 Patient rights: Illuminated consent, the right to privacy and kept secret, the patient's refusal of care, medical records, learning, maintenance of the right Recommended sources
4 The patient's liabilities: The liabilities of cooperation, comply with the recommendations of the physician, folding, notify and pay fees Recommended sources
5 Obligations of the physician: The liabilities of physician personal performance, taking history, examination, diagnose, treat and prescribe Recommended sources
6 Obligations of the physician: Obligations of use of medical techniques, confidentiality, expertise, organization, record keeping and discontinuation to tereatment Recommended sources
7 Private medical interventions, castration, sterilization, plastic surgery Recommended sources
8 Private medical interventions, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, euthanasia Recommended sources
10 Recommended sources
11 Patient rights violations responsibility of administration Recommended sources
12 Professional Rules of physicians need to comply, and criminal law responsibilities Recommended sources
13 Responsibilities and the rules that must be respected by health employees such as nurses and midwives Recommended sources
14 Liability of Public Officials in the Health Law Recommended sources
Course Notes <p>Fehim &Uuml;&ccedil;ışık (2012) Sağlık Hukuku, &Ouml;t&uuml;ken Yayınevi, İstanbul.</p> <p>Hakan Hakeri (2013), Tıp Hukuku, Se&ccedil;kin Kitabevi, Ankara</p>
Course Resources

Yener Ünver (2014) Tıp / Sağlık Hukuku, Seçkin Kitabevi, Ankara.
Yener Ünver, Hakan Hakeri, Özlem Yenerer Çakmut (2013), Tıp / Sağlık Hukuku Mevzuatı, Seçkin Kitabevi, Ankara.

Çetin Aşcıoğlu (1993) Tıbbî Yardım ve El atmalardan Sorumluluklar, Ankara.

Mehmet Demir (2010),”İlaç Kullanımı Sonucunda Doğan Zararlardan İlaç Üreticisinin, Eczacının ve Hekimin Sorumluluğu”, TBB Dergisi (89): 96-128.

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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 5