Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200004171999DERMATOLOGYCompulsory482
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Dermatoses are the frequent skin diseases that a clinician practices daily. The students will be able to differentiate, diagnose the dermatoses in this group, and will have the knowledge and ability to organize the treatment properly.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lecturers of the Medical School
Learning Outcomes
1Infective, inflammatory, traumatic, tumoral, congenital disease of the nails, their differential diagnosis, and treatment methods. They will also learn hair diseases and their treatment options.
2Etiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, different clinical types of acne vulgaris, and management of acne vulgaris according to disease severity. They will also learn etiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis and treatment of rosacea.
3Clinical features and treatment of common dermatological diseases in neonatal period and pediatric dermatologic diseases which have some special features in childhood.
4Dermatologic diseases, features of physiological changes in skin, hair, and nails during pregnancy.
5Differentiate the terms of dermatocosmetology and cosmeceutics. They will also learn the application methods and indications of dermatocosmetologic procedures.
6Topical treatment methods for dermatologic diseases, and the principles of their usage. They will also learn the features of topical agents, and selecting the appropriate agent according to the localization of the lesions.
7At the end of the training program, the students will learn; The basic rules of dermatologic examination, taking medical history, examination procedures, primary elementary lesions and their localization and dissemination, evaluating the skin appendages, and the subjective symptoms of the patient.
8Skin flora, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnostic methods, treatment of bacterial, viral, mycotic and parasitic skin infections and venereal diseases such as syphilis, HIV.
9The pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnostic methods, treatment of different types of eczema such as atopic, seborrheic, contact dermatitis, acute and chronic urticaria, and drug eruptions.
10Etiopathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic methods, differential diagnosis and treatment principles and systemic complications of psoriasis and some inflammatory skin diseases such as lichen planus, vitiligo.
11Etiopathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic methods, differential diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune and hereditary bullous diseases.
12The mucocutaneous findings, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, and treatment of Behçet disease.
13Etiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, treatment of infective and inflammatory granulomatous diseases.
14Etiopathogenesis, the morphology of clinical lesions of cutaneous lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, and their differential diagnosis and treatment options according to the clinical and laboratory findings.
15Classification, special cutaneous findings, the differential diagnosis and treatment of vasculitis.
16Etiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis and treatment options of benign tumoral diseases, premalign and malign skin diseases (squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma) and primary cutaneous lymphoma and their precursors.
17Clinical features and differential diagnosis of melanoma; principles of clinical approach to melanoma precursors, the melanocytic nevi and the value of dermoscopy in diagnosis.
18The effects of ultraviolet (UV) light on the skin, protection from UV, usage of UV in phototherapy, and the indications of phototherapy.
19Clinical features, differential diagnosis, treatment options of oral and genital mucosal lesions.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Visiting the dermatology clinic and the presentation of the training programme, introduction to dermatology and the elementary lesions, the flora of the skin and the pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of bacterial diseases, the bacterial diseases of the skin, the viral diseases of the skin, the pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of viral dermatoses, syphilis, HIV-AIDS, superficial fungal diseases, the pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of superficial fungal diseases, parasitic skin infections, the pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of parasitic skin infections, eczema, urticaria, the drug eruptions, psoriasis, lichen planus, vitiligo,the bullous diseases, Behçet’s disease, granulomatous skin diseases, dermatomyositis, lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, vasculitis, benign skin tumors, malignant skin tumors, parapsoriasis and cutaneous lymphoma, melanocytic nevi, malignant melanoma, dermoscopy- 3 point check list, UV and the skin - sun protection, oral mucosal lesions, the dermatoses of external genital system, hair diseases, nail diseases, acne and rosacea, pediatric dermatoses, dermatoses of the pregnancy, dermatocosmetology, principles of topical treatment.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to dermatology and the elementary lesions.
2The flora of the skin and the pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of bacterial diseases, The bacterial diseases of the skin
3The viral diseases of the skin, The pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of viral dermatoses
4HIV-AIDS,Superficial fungal diseases
5The pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of superficial fungal diseases
6Parasitic skin infections
7The pathologic agents and diagnostic methods of parasitic skin infections
8Eczema, Urticaria
9Midterm exam
10The drug eruptions
11Psoriasis, Lichen planus, Vitiligo, The bullous diseases
12Behçet’s disease,Granulomatous skin diseases
13Benign skin tumors, Malignant skin tumors, Parapsoriasis and cutaneous lymphoma,Malignant melanoma
14Hair diseases, Nail diseases, Acne and rosacea, Pediatric dermatoses
15Principles of topical treatment
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the department
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures37137
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)54
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1    4       54
LO2     2       4
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LO9  3    3  3   
LO10   4  4    3  
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LO12     4       3
LO13   34 5     3 
LO14  3        3  
LO15 2     5  3   
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LO17 5      35    
LO18  5    3  5   
LO19   5  3    4  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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