Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200004101999GENERAL SURGERY-PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTICompulsory482
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to educate medical students for understanding the main area of interest for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery without giving very technical and detailed knowledge. Basic principles of the discipline that are necessary for a general physician are given by means of clinical practice supported by lectures.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lecturers of the Medical School
Learning Outcomes
1Follows wound healing
2Explains skin grafts and flaps
3Directs patients with cleft lip and palate in primary health care
4Performs the treatment in soft tissue injuries of the face
5Directs patients with facial fractures in primary health care
6Recognizes tumours of the head and neck and directs the patient in primary health care
7Recognizes benign and malign skin tumours and directs the patient in primary health care
8Explains craniofacial and naxillofacial surgery
9Explains reconstructice microsurgery
10Explains hand surgery
11Recognizes anomalies of genitalia and directs the patient in primary health care
12Recognizes lymhoedema and directs the patient in primary health care
13Performs treatment in burns
14Explains breast reconstructions
15Explains aesthetic surgery
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to Plastic and Reconstructive surgery Wound healing Skin grafts and flaps Cleft lip and palate Soft tissue injuries of the face Facial fractures Tumours of the head and neck Benign and malign skin tumours Craniofacial surgery Maxillofacial surgery Reconstructice microsurgery Hand surgery Anomalies of genitalia Lymhoedema Burns Breast reconstructions Aesthetic surgery
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General topics in General and Plastic Surgery
2Wound healing Burns
3Anomalies of outer genitalia Reconstructions of lower extremities
4Lymhoedema Reconstructions of genitalia
5Nose aesthetics
6Hand surgery Ear aesthetics
7Cleft lip and palate anolamlies Skin grafts and flaps
8Facial bone fractures
9Midterm exam
10Face aesthetics Reconstructive microsurgery/Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
11Soft tissue injuries Breast reduction surgery
12Malign skin tumors Vascular tumors/Congenital neck masses
13Head and neck tumors/Hair transplantation Wound care and dressing
14Tissue expanders/Breast prostheses and filling material Chin deformities
15Craniyofacial surgery Liposuction/Abdominoplasty
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Cagdas A., “Estetik, Plastik ve Rekonstruktif Cerrahi”, Ege Universitesi Basimevi, (2003) Aston S., Beasley R., Thorrne C., “Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery”, Lippincott Raven, (1997)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)46
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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14
LO1      4      4
LO24 4    4     4
LO3     4       4
LO4    4   4    4
LO5   4 3   4   4
LO6  4       5  4
LO7 4 4  4      4
LO84   4    4   4
LO9           4 4
LO10      4  3   4
LO114            4
LO12 4   4   4   4
LO13            34
LO14  34   4     4
LO15 4  44  4    3
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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