Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300003492007BIOCHEMISTRY IIICompulsory352
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to introduce the diseases associated with metabolic disorders and biochemical tests for diagnosis and prognosis of these diseases by teaching the principles of biochemical analysis performed in biological materials and their drug interferences.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Aysun Pabuçcuoğlu, Prof.Dr. Ayfer Yalçın, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sibel Konyalıoğlu, Assist. Prof. Dr. Petek Ballar
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to have knowledge on collecting and processing of biological materials
2Being able to have knowledge on mechanisms of drug and biological test interferences
3Being able to comprehend the clinical importance of diagnostic enzymology
4Being able to have the knowledge to interpret the clinical parameters and cases related to carbohydrate metabolism disorders
5Being able to have the knowledge to interpret the clinical parameters and cases related to protein metabolism disorders
6Being able to have the knowledge to interpret the clinical parameters and cases related to lipid metabolism disorders
7Being able to utilize basic and clinical biochemical knowledges related to vitamins and trace elements
8Being able to have the knowledge to interpret the parameters and cases related to endocrine system patologies
9Being able to interpret biological analysis and parameters associated with organ specific pathologies
10Being able to have the knowledge to interpret haemetological parameters
11Being able to interpret tumor markers by comprehending their biological importance
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introducing biological materials used in biochemical tests, and their collection and processing, Introducing the factors affecting biochemical analysis, Main mechanisms of drug- biochemical test interfering, Enzymes (Principles of diagnostic enzymology), Pathological conditions associated with carbohydrate metabolism, related biochemical tests and drug interferences, Pathological conditions associated with lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, related biochemical tests and drug interferences, Plasma protein and protein metabolism disorders, related biochemical tests and drug interferences, Vitamins and trace elements, Endocrine system pathology, related biochemical tests and drug interferences, Electrolites and acid-base balance, Biochemical tests related to l iver function and interfering drugs, Biochemical tests related to kidney function and interfering drugs, Haematology, Tumor markers
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introducing biological materials used in biochemical tests, and their collection and processing
2Introducing the factors affecting biochemical analyses
3Main mechanisms of drug- biochemical test interferences
4Enzymes (Principles of diagnostic enzymology)
5Pathological conditions associated with carbohydrate metabolism, related biochemical tests and drug interferences
6Pathological conditions associated with carbohydrate metabolism, related biochemical tests and drug interferences
7Pathological conditions associated with lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, related biochemical tests and drug interferences
8Pathological conditions associated with lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, related biochemical tests and drug interferences
9Plasma protein and protein metabolism disorders, related biochemical tests and drug interferences
10Vitamins and trace elements
11Endocrine system pathology, related biochemical tests and drug interferences
12Electrolites and acid-base balance
13Biochemical tests related to liver function and interfering drugs
14Biochemical tests related to kidney function and interfering drugs
15Haematology
16Tumor markers
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer
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 Sınavı1100
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
Makeup Examination111
Attending Lectures16116
Self Study414
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Reading414
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)72
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2 4   4     455 5 5  5
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LO10 5   5     555 5 5  5
LO11 5   5     555 5 5  5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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