Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Forensic Midwifery EBE 208 4 2 + 0 2 2
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator ZEYNEP SUVER
Course Lecturers ZEYNEP SUVER,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To gain information about the field of forensic midwifery.

Course Content

Forensic medicine issues related to the field of forensic midwifery, violence against the individual, domestic violence, sexual assaults, child abuse, evidences and responsibilities of health personnel are covered within the scope of midwifery practice.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows and applies forensic medicine related to the field of forensic midwifery.
2 Know the duties of midwife in pregnancy, childbirth and stillbirths
3 Able to know the findings of abuse and domestic violence issues and things to do
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to forensic midwifery Reading, researching
2 Judicial and legal aspects of death Reading, researching
3 Child Deaths
4 Legal system, Legal responsibilities and possible consequences Reading, researching
5 Pregnancy, childbirth and stillbirths Reading, researching
6 Forensic Traumatology I Reading, researching
8 Forensic Traumatology II Reading, researching
9 Identification and Forensic DNA analysis Reading, researching
10 Abuse and Domestic Violence
11 Forensic psychiatry Reading, researching
12 Midwifery and malpractice cases Reading, researching
13 Homework Presentations I
14 Homework Presentations II
Course Notes
Course Resources

Jones SR, Symon A. Ethics in midwifery.2nd Edition. Elsevier Limited; 2000. p. 3-187.

Savaş H, Ebelerin hukuki sorumluluğu Ankara barosu 3. Sağlık hukuku kurultayı 7-8 mayıs 2010. Ankara barosu yayınları, Ankara,s.485-90

Hammer R. Caring İn Forensic Nursing: Expanding The Holistic Model, Journal Of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services. Academic Research Library. 2000.p.18-20.

Arabacı L, Karadağlı A. Hemşire ve ebelerin kadına yönelik şiddet belirtilerini tanımalarına ilişkin ölçek geliştirme. Sağlık ve Toplum 2006; 16(2):101-112.

Sevde, A. K. S. U. Adli Ebelik. Sağlık Bilimleri ve Meslekleri Dergisi, 4(3), 277-284.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the current knowledge, skill and attitude to fulfill its professional roles, functions and responsibilities. X
2 The healthy / patient individual meets the health education, counseling and care needs of the family and the community in a holistic approach in line with the midwifery process. X
3 Uses critical thinking, problem solving, research and evidence-based decision-making skills. X
4 They follow information and maintenance technologies with lifelong learning awareness and use them in midwifery practices. X
5 Communicates effectively with healthy / sick individuals and relatives. Works in collaboration with the medical team and other disciplines. X
6 Using the professional foreign language, follows the international literature and communicates with colleagues. X
7 It develops its social, cultural and intellectual aspects as well as professional development. X
8 Carries out midwifery care in accordance with cultural characteristics, ethical principles, quality management and laws. X
9 Takes responsibility in scientific researches related to the field.
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) 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 1 1 1
Performance Task (Seminar) 2 5 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 54
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.16
dersAKTSKredisi 2