Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Forensic Medicine IAY 120 2 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses <p>Anatomy and Physiology</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Effective Communication in an Emergency, Psychology for Emergency Service Providers, Professional Ethics</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Associate's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. ŞEYMA TRABZON
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to provide basic knowledge in Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine from a Paramedic perspective.

Course Content

Structure of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences in the Republic of Turkey, Application areas of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Procedure, Definition of death and postmortem changes, Fundamentals and techniques of Forensic Autopsy, Mechanical Injuries, Physical, Biological and Chemical injuries, Firearm injuries. Explosion injuries, Traffic Accidents, Mechanical Asphyxias, Sexual assaults, Child abuse and neglect, Forensic psychiatry, Human rights violations and torture, Poisonings, Alcohol and substance abuse, Medical law and Malpractice, Types of forensic reports

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Can evaluate forensic cases. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
2 Will be able to analyze the relationship between judicial facts and penal laws. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Gains knowledge of forensic report types. Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Gains knowledge about medical law and malpractice. Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam,
5 Gains knowledge of the basics and techniques of forensic autopsy. Simulation, Demonstration, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
6 Recognizes forensic medicine terminology. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences
2 Application areas of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Procedure
3 Definition of death and postmortem changes
4 Forensic Autopsy basics and techniques
5 Mechanical Injuries
6 Physical, Biological and Chemical injuries
7 Firearm injuries. Explosion related injuries, Traffic Accidents
8 Mechanical Asphyxias
9 Sexual assaults, Child abuse and neglect
10 In Year Exam
11 Forensic psychiatry, Human rights violations and torture
12 Poisonings, Alcohol and substance abuse
13 Medical law and malpractice
14 Types of forensic reports
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] Forensic Medicine; prof. Dr. Sermet Ko&ccedil;, Assist. Assoc. Dr. Muhammet Can, Turkish Medical Association: Istanbul Medical Chamber Publications, ISBN: 978-605-5867-33-1; Istanbul, 2010</p>
Course Resources

[2] Forensic Medicine; prof. Dr. Zeki Soysal, Prof. Dr. Cansel Çakalır, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty Publications, ISBN: 975–404-540–2; Istanbul, 1999

 

[3] Forensic Pathology Reviews TSKO michael, 2005 Oppurtunities in Forensic Science Careers, Anita Hufft, VGM Career Books, 2001

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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2 X
3 X
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5 X
6 X
7 X
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9 X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
2. Ara Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 4 8
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 95
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.8
dersAKTSKredisi 4