Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708004082016MEDICAL SOCIOLOGYCompulsory486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, as a social institution: to teach of basic concepts and the historical background of the institution and its dynamics of changings.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hale Okçay
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to learn the structure and the functions of the health institution.
2To be able to learn the general politics of the health global and local areas
3to be able to learn the interactions with the others social factors of health
4To be able to meet the possibility of to do work in health sector.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The basic conceps, the developing of health institution on World and Turkey, the factors of the impacts of health, the theories of sociology of health, the periods of the changings.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: the basic of concepts of the course.
2The developing of the health institution in the world.
3The developing of the health institution in Turkey.
4The basic theories of the health.
5Continue.
6The sociological factors of impacts on the health.
7Continue.
8Midterm
9The impacts of the modernization and the globalization on the health institution.
10Continue.
11The poltics of the health, the systems of the health.
12Continue.
13The concepts of the medicalization of life, the consuptions of the health.
14The medical ethics and the rights of patient – doctor.
15The general evluation.
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
M. A. Kasapoglu, Sosciology of Health, Publ. Of Sociological Association, Ankara, Turkey, 1999. - Z. Cirhinlioglu, Sosciology of Health, Nobel Publ., Ankara, Turkey, 2001. - S. Kızılcelik, Medical Sociology, Saray Publ., İzmir, Turkey, 1996. - D. Mechanic, Medical Sociology, The Free Press, London, 1978.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading10770
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)179
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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