Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Health System SAY 103 1 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT,
Course Assistants

Res. Asst. özgün Ünal

Course Category
Course Objective

At the end of this course, the student; Turkey's demographic structure and health status, evaluate the accessibility and use of health services in Turkey

Course Content

At the end of this course, the student; 

demographics and health status of Turkey
access to and utilization of health services in Türkiye
- Organization of Turkish Health System
- Management of Turkish Health System
-The sources of economic support of the Turkish Health System
-The resources used in Turkish Health System (manpower, health institutions, technology)
- Service delivery in Turkish Health System

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student can explain Turkey´s demographic structure and the health status. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 The student can evaluate the accessibility and use of health services. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 The student can explain the functions of the organization and management of the Turkish Health Care System Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Demographics and health status of the Turkish population Reading recommended sources
2 Overview of the Turkish Health Care System Reading recommended sources
3 Historical background of the Turkish Health Systems Reading recommended sources
4 Historical background of the Turkish Health Systems Reading recommended sources
5 Recently Health Reforms in Turkey Reading recommended sources
6 Organizational Structure in Turkish Health System Reading recommended sources
7 Management of Turkish Health System Reading recommended sources
8 Financing in Turkish Health System Reading recommended sources
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Human Resources Management in Turkish Health System Reading recommended sources
11 Health Expenditures Reading recommended sources
12 The Performance of the Turkish Health System and its Determinants Reading recommended sources
13 Private Health Sector in Turkey Reading recommended sources
14 Longer Term Issues Facing the Turkish Health System Reading recommended sources
Resources
Course Notes <p>Ulusal Hastalık Y&uuml;k&uuml; ve Maliyet Etkililik Projesi Raporları (www.hm.saglik.gov.tr).</p>
Course Resources

-Türkiye Ulusal Sağlık Hesapları 1999-2000 Çalışma Raporları (www.hm.saglik.gov.tr)
-The Ministry of Health of Turkey, 2004, Turkey Health Report, Ankara.
-DPT, Specialized Commission Reports.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain competencies specific to the field of health management X
2 Gaining innovation and entrepreneurship characteristics in the health sector X
3 To make effective, oral and written communication and professional presentations X
4 Gaining the ability to access / access up-to-date health management information and transfer it to teammates X
5 Analyzing organizational data X
6 Using leadership skills in solving current problems X
7 To have the awareness of responsibility required by the health ecosystem X
8 To behave legally and ethically in health service delivery X
9 Evaluating the global context affecting healthcare delivery X
10 To grasp / understand / interpret the development in global health services X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
4. Kısa Sınav 10
5. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 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 15 15
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5