Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200005262007PUBLIC ORAL DENTAL HEALTHCompulsory591
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to heighten the students’ awareness of the environmental, social and political determinants of health and to provide them with basic knowledge in order to develop rational strategies, which improve the level of community dental health
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zeliha Öcek
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to describe the concepts of health and disease
2To be able to classify the determinants of health and express their effects on the community health
3To able to define the approaches applied in the assessment of the population health risks
4To be able to classify the health care systems and dental health care deliveries models and critically appraise their main features
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This lecture is composed of the definition of environmental, social and political determinants of health and the comparison of different health care systems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Public Health and Community Dental Health
2Definition of Health and Disease
3Determinants of Health
4Environmental Determinants of Health-1
5Environmental Determinants of Health-2
6Social Determinants of Health
7Political Determinants of Health
8Assessment of Population Health Risks
9Midterm Examination
10Food Security
11Food Safety
12Film Showing and Discussion
13Classification of Health Care Systems
14Examples for Different Health Care Systems in the World -1
15Examples for Different Health Care Systems in the World -2
16Film Showing and Discussion
17Examples for Different Dental Health Care Delivery Models -1
18Examples for Different Dental Health Care Delivery Models -2
19Examples for Different Dental Health Care Delivery Models -3
20Levels of Health Care Delivery and Primary Care Services
21Health Reforms
22Health Care System of Turkey and Transition
23Finance of Dental Health Care Services in Turkey
24Delivery of Dental Health Care in Turkey
25Professional Organizations in Dentistry
26Preventive Dentistry in Community Level
27Midterm Examination
28Chemical Risks of Dental Health Care Workers and Prevention
29Physical and Ergonomic Risks of Dental Health Care Workers and Prevention
30Psychosocial Risks of Dental Health Care Workers and Prevention
31Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Detels R., McEwen J, Beaglehole R., Tanaka H. Oxford Textbook of Public Health. Oxford University Press, 2004
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 Examination2100
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 Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)40
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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