Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9105025262002Environmental EpydemiologyElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to make students to be able to learn epidemiologic concepts and methods, and specially principles of epidemiology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc.Prof. Dr. Zeliha Aslı ÖCEK
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to know using areas of epidemiologic research
2To be able to know basic epidemiologic criterion
3To be able to look environmental issues from epidemiologic point of view
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
With this course, useful information on epidemiologic studies considering with non-biologic and chemical agents which can affect health of human beings will be given.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definitions and strategies of epidemiology,
2Epidemiologic basic approaches, Classification of epidemiologc researchs,
3Descriptve Researchs,
4case and control researchs,
5Relation between environment and health,
6Environmental Exposure,
7Chemical exposure,
8Mid Term Exam,
9Exposure and dose
10Systemic Agents
11Pollutions
12Monitoring of Polluting elements
13Environmental exposure assessment
14Qualitative assessment of exposure
15Biological assessment of exposure
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
World Health Organization : Guidelines on Studies in Environmental Epidemiology. Env. Hlt.Criteria, 27. , Geneca, (1983).
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
Individual Study for Homework Problems1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)234
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