Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300002542015COMMUNIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN DISASTERElective242
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of the “Social Responsibility in Disaster” lecture is contributing to form a conscious community substructure which have acquired main knowledge and skills about disaster.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dr. Bintuğ ÖZTÜRK
Learning Outcomes
1To be capable of comprehending main disaster consciousness.
2To be capable of comprehending and applying “Minimizing Unstructural Dangers” (MUD) before the earthquake.
3To be capable of comprehending and applying the content of “Family Disaster Plan”.
4To be capable of comprehending and applying sequence of actions during an earthquake.
5To be capable of comprehending fundamentals of evacuation from buildings and areas after the earthquake.
6To be capable of comprehending sequence of actions in the case of fire and applying the practice to put out a little fire.
7To be capable of comprehending the limits, contents, equipments and skills of Light Search & Rescue with case studies.
8To be capable of comprehending evaluation of damaged buildings and main steps on structural damage classification.
9To be capable of understanding main knowledge and methods of Light Search & Rescue from damaged buildings.
10To be capable of comprehending international marking system of buildings in Light Search & Rescue.
11To be capable of comprehending fundamentals of triage with the system of “Simple Classification & Fast Intervention” (SCFI) and practicing on sample scenario.
12To be capable of comprehending fundamentals of selecting, planning and setting up of medical intervention zone.
13To be capable of comprehending Public Health Applications after disasters.
14To be capable of comprehending basic methods and limits of “Psychological First Aid Applications” in disasters.
15To be capable of comprehending the hierarchical responsibilities and planning system in order to minimize the risks before disasters.
16To be capable of comprehending the “Scene Management System” (SMS), structure of organization, main features, united command structure and manageable control interval.
17To be capable of comprehending terms of references and limits of responsibility with case studies in SMS.
18To be capable of comprehending organising and forming up teams in SMS.
19To be capable of comprehending and applying how to fill out documents in SMS.
20To be able to apply SMS to sample cases.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course includes main knowledge and skills useful for minimizing the possible damages that can occur before, during and after the disaster.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Main disaster consciousness.
2“Minimizing Unstructural Dangers” (MUD) before the earthquake.
3“Family Disaster Plan”, sequence of actions during an earthquake.
4Sequence of actions in the case of fire.
5Evaluation of damaged buildings and main steps on structural damage classification.
6international marking system of damaged buildings in Light Search & Rescue.
7“Simple Classification & Fast Intervention” (SCFI).
8Selecting, planning and setting up of medical intervention zone
9Public Health Applications.
10“Psychological First Aid Applications”.
11“Scene Management System” (SMS).
12“Scene Management System” (SMS).
13“Scene Management System” (SMS).
14“Scene Management System” (SMS).
15Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. James Harkins, Larry Collins, Marla Petal, “SİVİL SAVUNMA GÖREVLİLERİ - TOPLUM AFET GÖNÜLLÜSÜ ve HALKIN AFETE HAZIRLIK EĞİTİMİ EĞİTMEN KİTABI”, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Kandilli Rasathanesi ve Deprem Araştırma Enstitüsü, Afete Hazırlık Eğitim Programı, İstanbul, 2005.
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
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures15230
Project Preparation11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
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