Otorhinolaryngology I (MED508) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Otorhinolaryngology I MED508 10 20 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MED192, MED292, MED392
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance, Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Role Play.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şefik HOŞAL
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To diagnose congenital anomalies, infectious diseases and tumors in the head and neck; to make differential diagnoses related to all these pathological pictures and to know the laboratory tests used in diagnosis; to know the treatment of pathologies related to head and neck regions
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Receives a detailed anamnesis from the patient presenting with complaints related to the ear, nose and throat organs.
  • Makes the physical examination of ear, nose and throat.
  • Evaluate the history and physical examination findings, ask the patient for the laboratory tests needed for diagnosis and interpret the results of all these tests
  • Evaluates the patient's history, physical examination and diagnostic test results, makes differential diagnosis and makes diagnosis and treatment
  • Regulates the patient's treatment at the primary level and, if necessary, refer the patient appropriately.
  • Recognize the emergency situations related to ear, nose and throat pathologies, make the first intervention and refer them properly.
Course Content Diagnostic methods in ear, nose and throat diseases; nasal pathologies and epistaxis; paranasal sinus diseases; diseases and tumors of the salivary glands; pharynx diseases and tumors; oral cavity diseases and tumors; laryngeal diseases and tumors; external ear and middle ear diseases; internal ear diseases; facial paralysis; snoring and sleep apnea; ear, nose, throat emergencies and traumatology.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Anatomy of ear, nose and organs located in throat regions; anamnesis and physical examination methods in ear, nose and throat diseases; diagnostic methods in ear, nose and throat diseases; nasal pathologies and epistaxis; Paranasal sinus diseases; diseases and tumors of the salivary glands; pharynx diseases and tumors -
2 Oral cavity diseases and tumors; laryngeal diseases and tumors; external ear and middle ear diseases; internal ear diseases; facial paralysis; snoring and sleep apnea; Ear, nose, throat emergencies and traumatology; patient examination and prescription training in the outpatient clinic; practical applications in the operating room EXAM -


Course Book 1. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Clinical Reference Guide (6th Edition); Raza Pasha, Justin S. Golub; Plural Publishing Inc, 2021 ISBN; 978-1635503371
2. KJ Lee's Essential Otolaryngology (12th Edition); Yvonne Chan, John C. Goddard; McGraw-Hill, 2019 ISBN: 978-1260122237

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 2 20
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 80
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 20
Percentage of Final Work 80
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 Integrates and utilizes the information, skills, and approaches obtained from basic, clinical, and medical sciences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences when offering healthcare services. X
2 Offers healthcare services to patients with a biopsychosocial approach where the sociodemographic and sociocultural backgrounds of these individuals are taken into consideration, focusing on the universal human values, ethical principles, and professional duties; without exercising discrimination on the basis of language, religion, race, or sex. X
3 Aims to protect, improve, and develop individual and public health when offering healthcare services. X
4 Performs the necessary studies in sustaining and improving health, taking into the individual, public, social, and environmental factors to affect it. X
5 Trains healthy individuals/ patients, their relatives, and other healthcare workers in healthcare upon determining the features, requirements, and expectations of their target audience. X
6 Exercises a safe, rational, and effective approach in the procedures of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation; while offering healthcare services. X
7 Implements interventional and/or non-interventional practices in a way that is safe and effective for patients during the procedures of diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation. X
8 Offers healthcare services taking into account the health and safety of patients and employees. X
9 Takes the regional and global changes in physical and socioeconomic settings to affect health, as well as the changes in the individual features and behaviors of patients referring to them into account, while offering healthcare. X
10 Takes the good medical practices into account while performing their duties. X
11 Undertakes the tasks and duties within the framework of their professional ethical rules, as well as their legal rights and duties. X
12 Stands for the improvements in the manner in which healthcare services are offered, taking into account the concepts of social reliability and social duty, in an effort to protect and improve individual and public health. X
13 Evaluates the effects of health policies and healthcare practices on public health indicators, and, where required, amends their evaluation on the grounds of scientific and social needs; in an effort to help improve the quality of healthcare services. X
14 Leads their healthcare team while offering healthcare services, in a participative, and collaborative manner. X
15 Establishes positive relationships within their healthcare team; and where needed, easily adapts to various positions among their team. X
16 Exercises effective communication with patients, the relatives of patients, healthcare professionals, and groups from other professions, as well as institutions and organizations. X
17 Plans and conducts scientific studies on the society to which they serve, and use the results of these, or those from other studies, to benefit the society. X
18 Accesses the current literature on their profession, and evaluates them with a critical approach. X
19 Chooses the correct sources of learning to improve the healthcare services that they offer, and regulates their own learning process. X
20 Demonstrates the skills of obtaining and evaluating new information, integrating newer pieces of information with their current ones, as well as adapting to changing conditions throughout their professional life. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 2 10 20
Application 2 20 40
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 80