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Health Sociology
Department / Program Health Management
Course Code 15125
Type of Course Elective
Level of Course First Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Fall Semester
Number of National Credit 2
Number of ECTS 4
Name of Lecturer

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Learning Outcomes Basically learning outcomes of this course; compose of (1) can be defined the concept of health and society, (2) can be analyzed theories of health and social, (3) can be analyzed and assessed community / social determinants of health.

Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To have knowledge about theoretical and practical information related to the field of health management and to be able to implement this knowledge X
 2-  To gain knowledge and skills on understanding, analyzing and directing administrative, financial, technical and medical process of health organizations. X
 3-  To have knowledge and skills on managing information systems on health management and to be able to effectively us it. X
 4-  To understand basic elements of health system in national and international level, to comprehend health planning and health policy, to analyze health sector economic and financially. X
 5-  To have knowledge and skills to make quantitative and qualitative analyses in health management and to be able to implement this knowledge. X
 6-  Critical and innovative thinking in problems faced during health management process, having the ability to use scientific methods and technics in decision making and problem solving. X
 7-  Following the changes in the field of health care management and have the ability to provide specific solutions related health care system of the country. X
 8-  Having the ability to conduct effective communication and teamwork X
 9-  Being aware of legal, social and ethical responsibilities, comply with the legal regulations and ethical principles of health management area. X
Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NA
Recommended Optional Programme Components NA
Course Content Week Topics
1 Health and Society: A General Framework
2 Health-Society Relations: A Conceptual Framework for Analysis
3 Factors that affect to health: Health Determinants
4 Family, Children and Health
5 Age, Material Status, Gender and Health
6 Race, Ethnicity and Health
7 Politics, Political Economy and Health
8 Class, Business / Labor and Health
9 Education, Culture / Lifestyle and Health
10 Social Security, Health Services and Health
11 Environment, Pollution and Health
12 Religion, Law and Health
13 Shelter, Food, Nutrition and Health
14 Doctor - Patient Relationship, Community Participation and Health
Recommended Readings

1. Aggleton P. (1990). Defining Health. Routledge, London.

2.  Amic BC, Levine S, Tarlov AR and Wals DC. (1995). Society and Health. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

3. Bilton T, Bonnet K, Jones P et al. (2003). Introductory Sociology. Plagrave Macmillan. (Çeviri: İnal K, Kartal Y, Özkale N vd. Sosyoloji. Gözden Geçirilmiş 2. Baskı, Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara).

4.  Cirhinlioğlu Z. (2001). Sağlık Sosyolojisi. Birinci Basım, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara

5. Demir N. (2010). Birey, Toplum, Bilim: Sosyoloji Temel Kavramlar. Dördüncü Bası, Turhan Kitabevi, Ankara.

7. Ergun D. (2010). 100 Soruda Sosyoloji El Kitabı. İmge Kitabevi, Ankara.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods Lecture, Discussion
  Number %
Mid-Term : 1 40
Quiz :
Assignment :
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Other :
Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 16 16
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 18 18
Total Work Load     118
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     3,93
ECTS Credit of the Course     4



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