Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200005302000FORENSIC MEDICINECompulsory591
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lesson is to provide opportunities to the dentistry students to use their knowledge gained in the past years for real cases, to attend physical examinations and postmortem examination, especially identification to write a forensic case report.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Hülya GÜLER
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to make the definition of wounds, to follow up the wound healing and to make differential diagnosis of wounds
2To be able to explain how the wound reparation is done
3To define the legal responsibilities of dentists and other health care professionals
4To be able to tell about what are the forensic sciences, what kind of things do those sciences involve and what is the place of forensic medicine among these sciences
5To be able to give information about crime scene investigation
6To be able to write medical-legal report
7To be able to explain what the agony is and to tell about the early & late postmortem changes and also to diagnose the death and to evaluate the death legally
8To explain legal legislations about organ donation
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General Knowledge on Forensic Medicine, Death, Postmortem Changes, Autopsy, Injuries, Forensic Odontology
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Forensic SciencesYokYok
2Branches of forensic sciences and introductionsYokYok
3Agony, the symptoms of agonyYokYok
4ThanatologyYokYok
5Brain death and organ donationYokYok
6Early and late signs of deathYokYok
7Identification, Crime Scene InvestigationYokYok
8Wounds (the concept of wound), Types of wound (cutting wounds, crushing injuries, penetrating wounds)YokYok
9Gunshot woundsYokYok
10Midterm ExamYokYok
11The concept of judicial cases, expert testimonyYokYok
12Forensic report writing phase of the terms usedYokYok
13Forensic report writingYokYok
14Legal responsibilities of dentistsYokYok
15Legal responsibilities of dentistsYokYok
16Final ExamYokYok
Recommended or Required Reading
“Diş Hekimleri ve Diş Hekimliği Öğrencileri için Adli Tıp”, Koçak A, Aktaş EÖ, Okullar Yayınevi,İzmir, 2011
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 Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
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 Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)31
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO143 4  445 455 
LO2    425 554  5
LO34 444444 53445
LO4 3   33 44 45 
LO535353  5  5 34
LO64 44454445 443
LO7 4 3   5443   
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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