Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Epidemiology SAY 435 7 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

Res.Asst. Çİğdem Uğan

Course Category
Course Objective

Epidemiology aim of the course; students the basic concepts of epidemiology, public health, environment, human factors most affecting factors cause-effect relationship according to the characteristics and epidemiological research is to gain knowledge about.

Course Content

Epidemiology of course; the basic concepts of epidemiology, public health, all factors that affect the active-environment-human characteristics in terms of assessment and epidemiological studies include information on. Covered in this course; the basic concepts of epidemiology, epidemiological studies of the properties of the active-environment-human interaction, application areas of epidemiology (infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancer epidemiology) subjects are located.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knowing the basic concepts of epidemiology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Factors affecting the health of the community according to the characteristics of the agent-environment-explain the cause-effect relationship Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Knowing the methods of epidemiological research Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To interpret the results of epidemiological studies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Learns to approach health and diseases in social dimension Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Plan, apply and evaluate epidemiological research Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Calculate incidence and prevalence of diseases Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 Calculate epidemiological rates and rates in scientific evaluation and measurement of health events Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Scientific Method
2 Epidemiological data sources and health criteria
3 Areas of epidemiological methods
4 Epidemiological research planning and SURVEY
5 Observational research
6 Descriptive and analytical research
7 Cross-sectional studies and cohort studies
8 Experimental and Methodological studies
9 The reporting of research
11 Data analysis and presentation of analysis
12 The epidemiology of infectious diseases
13 Outbreak Analysis
14 Chronic diseases and cancer epidemiology
Course Notes <p>Lecture Notes, Powerpoint Presentations, Related web pages</p>
Course Resources

1.Akgül A. Tıbbi Araştırmalarda İstatistiksel Analiz Teknikleri. Ankara: Emek Ofset; 2005.
2.Karasar N. Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi. 19. Baskı. İstanbul: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım; 2009.
3.Tezcan S. Epidemiyoloji. Hacettepe Halk Sağlığı Vakfı Yayın No: 92/1, Meteksan A.Ş. Ankara; 1992.
4.Ahrens W, Pigeat I (Eds). Handbook of Epidemiology, Springer, Germany; 2006.

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. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 15
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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 1 4 4
Assignment 1 6 6
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5