Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Policy and Planning TSY 511 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT,
Course Assistants

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Course Category
Course Objective

The objective of Health Policy and Planning course is the examination of health policies and planning methods and the factors constituting and affecting the health policies. Additionally, Turkish health policy shall be analysed in context of the course within the scope of daily approaches.

Course Content

During this course, necessary information shall be provided on health policy determination and implementation process and planning methods by emphasizing health policy and planning notions.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To apprehend basic conceptions and models pursuant to health policy and planning at specialist level. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To gain knowledge about the factors determining health policies, to be able to monitor experienced changes and interpret the analyses in this field. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To gain knowledge about health policy determination process and have strategic point of view. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To gain knowledge about health policy implementation process and have strategic point of view. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To be able to evaluate and analyse the health policies and interpret them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 To have evaluate states role in health care and this regard new trends. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
7 To have evaluate the effects of health care in globalization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
8 To have knowledge about Turkish health policies, be able to evaluate and interpret by analyzing them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
9 To have knowledge about Turkish health system, be able to evaluate and interpret by analyzing them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
10 To have knowledge about Turkish health reforms, be able to evaluate and interpret by analyzing them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
11 To have knowledge about planning methods in health care and have strategic point of view. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
12 To have knowledge about planning process in health care and have strategic point of view. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
13 To have knowledge about capacity planning in health care and have strategic point of view. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
14 To have knowledge about strategic plan of Ministry of Health and be able to evaluate and interpret by analysing them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concepts and models regarding health policies and planning Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
2 Factors affecting health policies Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
3 Health policy determination process Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
4 Health policy implementation process Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
5 Evaluation of health policies Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
6 Role of state on health care Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
7 Globalization and health care Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
8 Turkish health policies Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
9 Turkish health system Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
10 Health reforms in Turkey Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
11 Planning methods Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
12 Planning process Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
13 Capacity planning in health care Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
14 Strategic plan of Ministry of Health Coşkun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
Resources
Course Notes <p>&Ccedil;ağlar Keyder, Nazan &Uuml;st&uuml;ndağ, Tuba Ağartan, &Ccedil;ağrı Yoltar (2007), Avrupa&acute;da ve T&uuml;rkiye&acute;de Sağlık Politikaları: Reformlar - Sorunlar - Tartışmalar, İletişim Yayınları.<br /> Yıldırım, Hasan H&uuml;seyin ve T&uuml;rkan Yıldırım (2011), Avrupa Birliği Sağlık Politikaları ve T&uuml;rkiye, İmaj Yayıncılık.<br /> Aktan, Coşkun Can ve Ulvi Saran (2007), Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Y&ouml;netimi, Aura Kitapları.<br /> Buse, Kent, Nicholas May ve Gill Walt (2005) Making Health Policy, Open Univesity Press.<br /> Freeman, Richard (2000), The Politics of Health in Europe, Manchester University Press, Manchester.<br /> Ettelt, Stefanie, Ellen Nolte, Sarah Thomson, Nicholas Mays (2008), Capacity Planning in Health Care: A Review of The International Experience, World Health Organization.</p>
Course Resources

T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı (1993), Ulusal Sağlık Politikası, T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Yayını, Ankara.
Balcı, Asım (2005), Kamu Hizmetleri ve Yerinden Yönetim: Sağlık Hizmet Sunumunun Yeniden Yapılandırılması, Atlas Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Dunston, Roger, Alison Lee, David Boud, Pat Brodie ve Mary Chiarella (2009), Co-Production and Health System Reform From Re-Imagining To Re-Making, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 68, Issue 1, s. 39-52.
OECD (Ekonomik İşbirliği ve Kalkınma Örgütü), (2008), OECD Sağlık Sistemi İncelemeleri: Türkiye, OECD Yayınları.
Peabody, John W. (1996), Economic Reform and Health Sector Policy: Lesson From Structural Adjustment Programs, Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 43, No. 5, s. 823-835.
Randall, Glen E. ve A. Paul Williams (2009), Health-care reform and the dimensions of professional autonomy, Canadian Public Administration, Vol. 52, No. 1, s. 51-69.
Ramesh, M. (2008), Autonomy and Control in Public Hospital Reforms in Singapore, The American Review of Public Administration, Vol. 38, No. 1, s. 62-79.
Roberts, Marc J., William Hsiao, Peter Berman ve Michael R. Reich (2004), Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity, Oxford University Press, New York.
Saltman, Richard B. ve Joseph Figueras (1998), Avrupa Sağlık Reformu: Mevcut Stratejilerin Analizi, Sağlık Bakanlığı Sağlık Projesi Genel Koordinatörlüğü Yayını, Ankara.
Sargutan, A. Erdal (1996), Türk Sağlık Politikası: Değerlendirmeler İlkeler Öneriler, 3. Baskı, Sağlık Yayınları, Ankara.
Savaş, B. Serdar, Ömer Karahan ve R. Ömer Saka (2002), Health Care Systems in Transition: Turkey, Europen Observatory on Health Care Systems, Copenhagen, Vol. 4, No. 4.
Simonet, Daniel (2008), The New Public Management Theory and European Healthcare Reforms, Canadian Public Administration, Vol. 51, No. 4, s. 617-635.
T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı (2010), Stratejik Plan: 2010-2014, T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Yayını, Ankara.
T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı (2003), Sağlıkta Dönüşüm, T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Yayını, Ankara.
WHO (World Health Organization) (2008), Health System Governance For Improving Health System Performance, Regional Office For the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo.
WB (World Bank) (2002), Türkiye: Yaygınlığı ve Verimliliği İyileştirmek Amacıyla Sağlık Sektöründe Yapılan Reformlar, Dünya Bankası İnsan Geliştirme Sektörü Birimi Avrupa ve Orta Asya Bölgesi, Rapor No: 24358-TU.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 has the information in manufacturing, marketing, management and accounting-finance functions at the level of expertise of health care institutions and health care system. X
2 is aware of the interdisciplinary interaction related of field of expertise X
3 makes teamwork and shares knowledge with his/her team in the field of expertise X
4 defines problems, analyzes and provides solutions to problems X
5 conducts independent research, contribute to projects and take responsibility in the field of expertise X
6 sets organization visions, missions, goals and targets in the field of study. X
7 questionizes the knowledge he/she has in the field of expertise X
8 related to area of expertise that have served as areas where the accumulation and transfer data using the tool to communicate with all kinds of suggestions, if necessary it can use at least one foreign language. X
9 open to professional sharing and cooperation in the field of his/her expertise. X
10 is able to entry data and conduct data analysis in the field of his/her expertise X
11 acts in accordance with business values and social ethics in the field of his/ her expertise. X
12 analyzes the relationships with stakeholders and national governments in the field of his/ her expertise. X
13 makes recommendations that will contribute to field of his/her expertise. X
14 is conscious about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality, environmental and cultural values protection, occupational health and safety besides the field of his/her expertise. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 40
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 15 15
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 20 20
Final examination 1 10 10
Quiz 1 3 3
Total Workload 180
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.2
dersAKTSKredisi 7