Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Forensic Medicine TIP 501 5 38 + 27 3 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MURAT SERDAR GÜRSES
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MURAT SERDAR GÜRSES,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

In line with medical ethical principles, statutes and regulations, to teach the legal responsibilities of physicians, to be able to recognize the forensic cases encountered while providing health services, to systemic examination of the case in the evaluation process, to collect and store biological evidence, to use diagnostic tests, to ensure interdisciplinary cooperation, to provide legal services in the light of findings and discussions. To gain knowledge, skills and behavior in preparing reports and directing forensic cases.

Course Content

Definition of forensic case, Forensic medical issues regarding examination in cases with forensic nature, examination of medical documents and preparation of final report

Dead body examination and forensic autopsy, laws regarding the physician in the TCK, and the issues of expertise and legal responsibility of the physician

The issue of domestic violence and violence against women and Forensic psychiatry issues

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It can diagnose death, diagnose the dead and recognize the findings, issue a burial license, and direct the body to the relevant center in cases where a classical autopsy is required. Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 Show the physician responsibility in accordance with ethical values in the patient-physician relationship by creating the examination conditions in the light of medical ethical principles. Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
3 Evaluates the wounds, evaluates the severity of the wound in forensic medical terms Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
4 Recognize forensic cases, take anamnesis during the evaluation process of forensic cases, perform physical examination according to the characteristics of the case, and provide necessary consultations, Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
5 Makes the definition and classification of domestic violence. Knows the general approach to child abuse cases Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
6 Know the concepts of forensic identity and medical identity Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
7 Know Minnesota and Istanbul protocol Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
8 Knows the issues of interest in forensic psychiatry and its legal significance, and the methods of examination in subjects that concern forensic psychiatry. Oral Exam, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
3 Medical Ethics and Informed Consent, Laws Concerning Physicians in TCK, Expertise-Physician's Legal Liability, Wounds (Blunt Object, Piercing Tool, Cutting Tool, Crushing-Cutting Tool Wounds, Penetrating-Cutting Device, Firearm Wounds,)
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Health Care - Uses the acquired knowledge, skills and behavior in health care X
2 Healthcare - Applies a biopsychosocial approach to the patient. X
3 Healthcare - Prioritizes protecting and improving individual and public health
4 Healthcare – Manages activities to maintain and improve health
5 Healthcare - Provides health education to population, patients and other healthcare professionals
6 Healthcare - Shows a safe, rational and effective approach in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation processes
7 Healthcare - Performs interventions and/or non-invasive procedures safely and effectively
8 Healthcare - Considers patient and employee safety
9 Healthcare - Considers socioeconomic conditions and individual characteristics that affect health
10 Ethical and Professional Principles- Considers good medical practice X
11 Ethical and Professional Principles – Works within the ethical and legal responsibilities X
12 Ethical and Professional Principles - Committed to providing quality of healthcare
13 Ethical and Professional Principles – Evaluate their professional performance
14 Health Advocate- Advocates to improve healthcare system by taking into account their social responsibilities
15 Health Advocate - Collaborates with all partners of healthcare system
16 Health Advocate - Evaluates individual and public health indicators and indices
17 Health Advocate- Care about protecting their own health
18 Leader - Leads the healthcare team
19 Leader - Uses resources in healthcare services in a cost-effective manner, to maximize net benefits of society, and in accordance with regulations
20 Team- Undertakes different roles within the healthcare team
21 Team- Has roles and responsibilities among healthcare professionals
22 Team- Works with colleagues and other professional groups effectively and in a manner that supports a collaborative culture
23 Communication – Uses effective communication skills with patients, their families and healthcare professionals
24 Communication - Uses effective communication skills with individuals and groups with different sociocultural characteristics
25 Communication – Uses patient-centered approach in diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
26 Scholar – Be able to plan and apply scientific research
27 Scholar – Be able to reach and evaluate current medical literature
28 Scholar – Integrate evidence into decision-making in their practice
29 Scholar – Uses information technologies
30 Lifelong Learning - Manages career development effectively
31 Lifelong Learning – Be able to acquire new knowledge and adapt to life-changing conditions
32 Lifelong Learning - Identifies the right learning resources, organizes its own learning activity
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
Total 0
Total 0
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0
dersAKTSKredisi 3