Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Medical Geography SAU 052 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AYŞE ATALAY DUTUCU
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Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective To be able to evaluate natural environment-human interaction with a geographic point of view and to be able to use these data in health planning
Course Content Analyzing the distribution of diseases which occur as a result of the natural environment-human interaction, the reasons of these diseases, the amounts of population effected by these diseases and the offered health services
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comments the effect of geography on human health Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Be seen as connected to the geographical environment in general makes the distribution of diseases Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study,
3 Affected population to detect disease in the field of health planning to prepare base Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of Medical Geography
2 The Objective of Medical Geography
3 Study Subjects
4 Natural Environment -Human relationship
5 Human Environment-Human
6 The Diseases Occurring in Geographical Environment
7 The Reasons of the Diseases which Emerge in Geographical Environment
8 Midterm exam
9 The Amount of Population Effected by the Diseases that Arose in Geographical Environment
10 Provided Health Services
11 GIS and Medical Geography
12 Preparation of Distribution Maps of Diseases using GIS
13 Preparation of Distribution Maps of Health Services
14 Medical Geography in Turkey
Course Notes
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 30
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 2 5 10
Total Workload 57
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.28
dersAKTSKredisi 5