Pathology (MED184) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Pathology MED184 2 0 0 2 4
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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is; nursing department students should be informed about the general pathology and to understand the changes that occur in organs, tissues and cells in disease.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Has knowledge about the definition and techniques of pathology.
  • Can assess the harmonics responses of cells and the general mechanisms of cellular injury.
  • Knowledge about stem cell concepts, cellular proliferation mechanisms and tissue regeneration.
  • Defines general characteristics of infectious and genetic diseases.
  • Has knowledge about tumor naming and carcinogenesis.
Course Content Definition of pathology, methods and techniques used in pathology, cellular adaptation mechanisms, stem cell, cellular damage mechanisms, necrosis, apoptosis, inflammation and wound healing, immunopathology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, genetic diseases, hemodynamic disorders, neoplasia.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definition of pathology, methods and techniques used in pathology Reading the subject from references
2 Cellular adaptation mechanisms Reading the subject from references
3 Stem cells Reading the subject from references
4 Cellular damage mechanisms, necrosis and apoptosis Reading the subject from references
5 Inflammation and wound healing Reading the subject from references
6 Immunopathology I Reading the subject from references
7 Immunopathology II Kaynaklardan konunun okunması
8 Midterm
9 Pathology of Infectious Diseases Reading the subject from references
10 Epidemiology Reading the subject from references
11 Genetic diseases Reading the subject from references
12 Haemodynamic disorders Reading the subject from references
13 Neoplasia I Reading the subject from references
14 Neoplasia II Reading the subject from references
15 Repetition of topics / discussion Reading the subject from references
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Kumar, V., Abbas, A. K., & Aster, J. C. (2017). Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease . Elsevier Health Sciences.
2. Cross, S.S., Underwood, C.E. (2013). Underwood's pathology : a clinical approach. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 2 100
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 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 16 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 24 24
Total Workload 100