Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
162000402101PUBLIC HEALTHCompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Public health in a program to raise the basic knowledge, concepts and principles of community health needs, determining to make a positive physical and social environment, in line with the country's health care system at all stages of health and illness undertake the necessary professional roles of individuals, families, groups, and improve public health, maintains and protects a special branch of diseases. It is related to the basic concepts of public health and history, the concept of primary health care services, the organization of health services in Turkey, factors affecting health, public health services, the criteria used in the records and health status, control, health education, family and health, Maternal and child health, school health, aging issues, and home nursing care, occupational health, environmental health, communicable diseases, social and public health approaches, content, information is given errken diagnosis and chronic diseases.Students with basic knowledge of public health concepts and principles of individual, family and community groups, health protection, to maintain and to develop the knowledge and skills to win.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Önder AKKAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Public Health discipline, meaning, scope and understanding of the importance of protection
2Emphasized the importance of the individual variables to understand the social factors that affect health
3İn point of view of public health to examine the factors affecting public health
4in health inequalities in the world and be able to emphasis on the situation in Turkey
5that detects and factors affecting access to health services aimed at removing barriers to the provision of services that improve the attitude
6main child health services in the field of reproductive health rights in the area and to understand the concepts and interpret inequalities
7communicable diseases, to evaluate the current state of the world and in Turkey
8Their state of health of health care workers in terms of 8-assessment, understand the importance of prevention
9Understanding the importance of environmental health for the health of the community and to examine the components
10İn Turkey, and the appropriate solutions to public health problems, understand the sort.
11To know the basic principles of healthy eating and understand the importance of a healthy diet.
12Adolescent period, knowledge of health problems and to develop strategies for a solution to it.
13Environmental health will have information about
14School Health, Labor will have information about the health of
15Will have information about the organization of health services in Turkey.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Sources related to the course to come prepared before coming to class. The minimum time to continue the lesson. Proposed to provide the resources. To ensure that the proposed resources for the course.
Course Contents
1-Introduction to public health and public health concepts, 2 - The concept of health and the factors that affect health 3-Health culture and the cultural relationship between disease 4-Health services and organization 5-health manpower and health organization in Turkey Indicators and services between countries in terms of the level of 6-health benchmarks 7-Home - Children's health and family planning 8-immunization services 9-worker and workplace health 10-Environmental health 11-Social infectious diseases 12-General Nutrition 13-Turkey's general health problems, the general population in terms of public health, youth health issues 14-Ageing and its problems 15-harmful habits in the community 16-School Health 17-Health Economics 18-Adolescent Health 19-Health Education 20-Basic nutrition and community nutrition 21-The concept of health promotion
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Introduction, Introduction to the basic concepts of public health and public health,X
2The concept of health and disease and the factors that affect health Disease, health, culture and the relationship between cultureX
3Classification of health services Primary health careX
4The organization of health services in Turkey Multidisciplinary Approach to Health and Community Awareness-Health CriteriaX
5Mother - Child health Family planningX
6İmmunization services Worker and workplace healthX
7Turkey's general health problems, the general population in terms of public health, youth health issues Habits harmful to health in the communityX
8Midterm ExamX
9Environmental health and ecologyX
10Adolescent Health Ageing and its problemsX
11School Health Health EconomicsX
12Health Education Basic nutrition and community nutritionX
13The concept of health promotion Disaster Health ManagementX
14Community Mental HealthX
15Social infectious diseasesX
16Final ExamsX
Recommended or Required Reading
İŞCİ, Necmettin. "Public Health Lecture Notes" (2012). (Updated each semester.) ERCİ, Behice. "Public Health Nursing", Goktug Printed publications, Istanbul, 2010. EREN Nevzat. Throughout the ages, Society, Health, İnsan.Ankara Somgür.1996 BERTAN Münevver. "Public health", Ankara, Sun Publisher 1995 Public Health KitBabı, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health. 2009
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Self Study12112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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