Anatomy (MED183) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Anatomy MED183 3 3 0 6 8.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to enable the general human anatomy to be systematically and functionally taught by the Nursing, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation and Nutrition and Dietetic departments with the details required of their professional practice.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explains the general morphology of whole body systems
  • Describes superficial vascular structures.
  • Shows the location of important nerves on the human body / model.
  • Explains the general structure and terminology of the nervous system.
  • Explains general system functions to competence required by nursing practice.
Course Content Anatomy of musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, urogenital system, central nervous system, endocrine system and sense organs.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General introduction to anatomy Reading the subject from references
2 Upper and lower extremity bones, vertebral column, ribs and sternum Reading the subject from references
3 Bones of cranium Reading the subject from references
4 Joints: General introduction, joints of the upper extremity, joints of the lower extremity, joints of the vertebral column, ribs and sternum Reading the subject from references
5 Muscles of the head and neck region, upper extremity muscles, lower extremity muscles, muscles of the back region, abdomen and pelvis Reading the subject from references
6 Circulatory system, respiratory system Reading the subject from references
7 Digestive system Reading the subject from references
8 Midterm
9 Urogenital system Reading the subject from references
10 Central nervous system-1 Reading the subject from references
11 Central nervous system-2 Reading the subject from references
12 Central nervous system-3 Reading the subject from references
13 The anatomy of endocrine system Reading the subject from references
14 Sensory organs Reading the subject from references
15 The week of preperation to final exam
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Friedrich Paulsen (2011). Sobotta Atlas of Human Anatomy.Elsevier Health Science.
2. Susan Standring (2016). Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 1 20
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the necessary current information to meet individual, family and community health needs in an individual and holistic approach in the direction of the nursing process. X
2 Has knowledgeable and capable of evaluating the validity, validity and reliability of scientific knowledge. X
3 Has the skills to perform nursing care using theoretical, evidence-based and practical knowledge to maintain, develop and treat illnesses. X
4 Demonstrates nursing care in the direction of scientific research, evidence, developing technology and current health policies. X
5 Respects human rights and dignity in nursing education, practices, research and management. X
6 Carries out nursing practices in accordance with legislation, professional values, standards and ethical principle. X
7 Uses critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills in the nursing care process. X
8 Continues self management activities as an individual and a team member within the scope of its managerial role. X
9 Takes part in researches, projects and events in the association with the health team and the other disciplines with a sense of social responsibility X
10 Uses English in a way that can comprehend literature, communicate effectively in written and verbal manner. X
11 Leads to innovation and changing with adopting the philosophy of lifelong learning for personal and professional development. X
12 Become a model to professional colleagues and communities by acting in accordance with professional ethics principles and values. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 4 64
Laboratory 14 4 56
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 12 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 24 24
Total Workload 212