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İzmir Atatürk Health School - Nutrıtıon and Dıetetıcs - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
With the decision of Ege University Senate at November 13, 2007, Department of Nutrition and dietetics was formed under İzmir Atatürk School of Health and at December 17, 2007 Higher Education Foundation (YÖK) approved its establishment. First students were accepted in 2009-2010 educational year.
Qualification Awarded
Graduates are titled as ‘dietitians’.
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
There are four scientific branches of nutrition and dietetics. First one is ‘fundamentals of nutritional sciences’ where students take courses such as principles of nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, food chemistry and etc. mainly within the first two years. Second branch is ‘dietetics’ where students learn medical nutritional therapy and education in diseases of childhood and adulthood. Third is ‘community nutrition’ which deals with the level of nutrition in the community and tries to set up nutritional policies. Forth branch is ‘institutional food services’ where students learn all the process involving food, from buying foods through serving meals, in large institutions. Besides fundamental nutritional courses, students get courses on sociology, psychology, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, health administration and policy, management, research planning and analyses. After the third year there is a summer practice. Forth year is conducted as internship and a thesis must be completed.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates may work in state or private hospitals, policlinics or kitchens, in Ministry of Health, in some primary healthcare facilities, in units of social services such as Child Protection Institution or nursing homes and food industry as a dietitian.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Courses are designed in semester base and evaluated with one semi-final and one final exam. For the laboratory courses a laboratory note can be given and for the summer practice students are evaluated as succeeded/not succeeded.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Facilities
Among the department these is one ‘Fundamentals of Nutrition Laboratory’ for the conducting practices of fundamentals of nutrition and dietetics courses. Our second laboratory ‘Food Analysis Laboratory’ is nearly finished and will be used for practices of general, organic and food chemistry courses. Courses are held in classroom hall. Even though there are not many professors in the department, department is supported mainly by the other departments of the School and Faculty of Medicine, as well as Faculty of Engineering, Science and Communication. Negotiations for student movements still continue.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to recognize fundamental human body and changes in the human body
2To be able to be a consultant about healthy, adequate and balanced nutrition in all stages of life respecting the principles of nutrition
3To be able to assess the patient in terms of nutrition in case of illness, provide nutritional support and follow-up in the light of current developments
4To be able to be in a position in administration in the stages of the purchase, acceptance, preparation, cooking and presentation of nutrients in large kitchens
5To be able to determine the nutrition level of the society and develop policies about nutrition
6To be able to work in a team in harmony with the people that they work together according to their position.
7To be able to develop their selves and professional practices by following the developments on science, technology and contemporary issues and adopting life-long learning.
8To be able to follow national and international current issues, recognize the society in which they live and perform their profession according to the society s conditions.
9To be able to aware of the ethical principles of their profession and act accordingly
10To be able to decide independently with their knowledge and equipment in case of the problem, find the necessary resource for the solution and solve the problem
11To be able to conduct scientific research when necessary.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 5505001052014 Compulsory 2 0 0 4
2 5505001152010 COMPUTER Compulsory 3 0 0 3
3 5505001472010 FOREING LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 5505001032009 FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION I Compulsory 2 0 4 6
5 5505001192016 GENETICS Compulsory 1 0 0 2
6 5505001112009 INTERPERSONEL RELATIONS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 5505001072009 MATHEMATIC Compulsory 1 0 0 2
8 5505001022009 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 5505001172011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
10 5505001012009 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 21 0 4 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 5505001182016 Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 5505001162009 DRUG ABUSE Compulsory 1 0 0 2
3 5505001222010 FOREING LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 5505001042009 FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION II Compulsory 2 0 4 6
5 5505001082010 MEDICAL BIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
6 5505001122009 MICROBIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 2 3
7 5505001062014 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
8 5505000942009 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 5505001142009 PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
10 5505000922009 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 21 0 6 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 5505002132015 Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 5505002152015 Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 5505002112014 ANATOMY Compulsory 3 0 0 0
4 5505002012009 FOOD CHEMISTRY AND ANALYSIS I Compulsory 2 0 2 5
5 5505002072009 FOOD MICROBIOLOGY AND SAFETY Compulsory 2 0 2 5
6 5505002052009 HISTORY OF FOOD AND NUTRITION AND CULTURE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 5505002032009 NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY I Compulsory 2 0 0 5
8 5505002092009 PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 4
Total 18 0 4 27
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEÇMESLEKİOLMAYAN-4 Elective - - - 2
2 5505002182015 Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 5505002182014 CHANGES IN FOODS IN FOOD PROCESSING Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 5505002142012 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 5505002022009 FOOD CHEMISTRY AND ANALYSIS II Compulsory 2 0 2 5
6 5505002042009 NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY II Compulsory 2 0 0 5
7 5505002082009 PHYSIO-PATHOLOGY OF CHRONICAL DISEASES Compulsory 3 0 0 4
8 5505002062009 PUBLIC HEALTH Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 17 0 2 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 5505003192016 Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 5505003212016 Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 5505003032015 ADULTHEALTH AND DISEASES I Compulsory 4 2 0 6
4 5505003012015 CHILD HEALTH AND DISEASES I Compulsory 4 2 0 6
5 5505003152012 FOOD QUALITY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 5505003072015 FOOD SERVICE SYSTEMS I Compulsory 3 0 0 3
7 5505003172012 HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 15520501T11311 OCCUPATIONAL ENGLISH II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 5505003092015 RESEARCH PLANNING AND ANALYSIS I Compulsory 3 1 0 5
Total 24 5 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 5505003222016 Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 5505003242016 Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 5505003022015 ADULTHEALTH AND DISEASES II Compulsory 4 2 0 5
4 5505003002015 CHILD HEALTH AND DISEASES II Compulsory 4 2 0 5
5 5505003182012 FOOD LEGISLATION Compulsory 1 0 0 1
6 5505003082015 FOOD SERVICE SYSTEMS II Compulsory 3 0 0 3
7 15520501T11304 NUTRITION IN SPECIAL OCCASIONS Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 5505003102015 RESEARCH PLANNING AND ANALYSIS II Compulsory 3 1 0 5
9 5505003202016 SUMMER PRACTICE(COMMUNITY NUTRITION) Compulsory 4 10 0 5
Total 25 15 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEÇ-MESLEKİ-7-YY Elective - - - 2
2 5505004012016 Compulsory 0 8 0 5
3 5505004072016 Compulsory 0 8 0 5
4 5505004032016 ADULT HEALTH INTERN PRACTICE Compulsory 0 8 0 6
5 5505004052016 CHILD HEALTH INTERN PRACTICE Compulsory 0 8 0 6
6 5505004052012 GENERAL MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 5505004092016 SEMINAR ON NUTRITION I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 4 32 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEÇ-MESLEKİ-8-YY Elective - - - 2
2 5505004012016 Compulsory 0 8 0 5
3 5505004072016 Compulsory 0 8 0 5
4 5505004032016 ADULT HEALTH INTERN PRACTICE Compulsory 0 8 0 6
5 5505004052016 CHILD HEALTH INTERN PRACTICE Compulsory 0 8 0 6
6 5505004022012 MEDICAL ETHICS Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 5505004062016 SEMINAR ON NUTRITION II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 4 32 0 30
 
 
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