Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
402024182006PARASITOLOGYElective485
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The goal of this course is to equip students with a fundamental understanding of parasitology science and competence in relevant recent parasitological techniques.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr.İsmail KARABOZ
Learning Outcomes
1To gain general data about general parasitology,
2To gain general data about special parasitology,
3To definition and characterization of medical parasitology,
4To identification of human parasites,
5To understanding of life cycles of parasites,
6To recognize of host-parasite relations,
7To gain recent classical and modern techniques,
8To learning appropriate preventive and control mechanisms.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to parasitology,general parasitology,important protozoon, helmintes and arthropods of human. Life cycles of parasites.Recent parasitolocigal techniques.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1İntroduction to parasitologyİntroduction to parasitology
2Introduction to ProtozoologyParasite amebae
3Parasite amebaeParasite flagellates
4Parasite flagellatesParasite sporozoa
5Parsite sporozoa and ciliataParasite ciliata
6Introduction to helmintologyIdentification methods of protozoa
7Parasite trematodaIntroduction to helminthes
8Midterm ExamMidterm Exam
9Parasite cestodaParasite tremadodes
10Parasite nematodaParasite Cestodes
11Introduction to arthropodologyParasite nematodes
12Parasite arachnidaIntroduction to arthropodology
13Parasite insectaParaside arachnida
14Parasite insectaParasite insecta
15Parasitological techniquesParasite insecta
16Final ExamFinal Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
•. Unat’ın Tıp Parazitolojisi. Unat,E.K., Yücel, A., Altaş,K., Samastı, M. İ.Ü. Cerrahpaşa Yayınları,İstanbul, 1991. • Markell,E.K., Voge,M.,John,D.T. Medical Parasitology, 7th Edition, W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia,1992.
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 Examination11212
Final Examination11212
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14228
Team/Group Work313
Report Preparation616
Report Presentation515
Seminar414
Self Study91.614.4
Individual Study for Homework Problems414
Reading142.332.2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)148.6
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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