Urology I (MED512) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Urology I MED512 20 15 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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To explain male genital system and male genital system diseases, diagnosis and treatment methods; to teach the methods and methods of intervention in urgent cases of urology.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explains the emergence mechanisms of urogenital system problems in men and women
  • Diagnoses and treats the common diseases related to urogenital system and explains the protection mechanisms
  • Takes a detailed medical history and complete physical examination from the patient presenting with urogenital system complaints
  • To evaluate the history and physical examination findings of the patient who comes with urogenital system complaints and to select the diagnostic methods in the appropriate order.
  • Interpret the results of the basic diagnostic methods used in the diagnosis of urogenital system diseases.
  • Evaluate and diagnose all physical examination findings and examinations of the patient presenting with urogenital system complaints.
  • Plans appropriate treatment for the diagnosis of urinary system and male genital system diseases at the primary level.
  • Recognize the emergency situations of the urogenital system, make the necessary emergency intervention and refer them properly.
  • Apply basic medical procedures for urogenital system problems.
Course Content Stone diseases of urinary system, treatment and treatment principles of genital and urinary system trauma, benign and malignant diseases of the prostate, male infertility, erectile dysfunction, causes and treatment of hematuria, benign and malignant diseases of the bladder, benign prostatic hypertrophy, kidney tumors, scrotum related pathologies, testicular tumors, urogenital anomalies.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Clinical anatomy of urinary system, stone diseases of urinary system, treatment and treatment principles of genital and urinary tract trauma, benign and malignant diseases of prostate, male infertility, erectile dysfunction, causes and treatment of hematuria, benign and malignant diseases of the bladder, benign prostatic hyperplasia, renal tumors -
2 Scrotum related pathologies, testicular tumors, urogenital anomalies, urinary incontinence and enuresis in children, urinary tract infections, neurogenic bladder in children, sexually transmitted infections, radiological examination of urinary system, examination of external genital system in male, prostate examination, kidney examination, patient evaluation in outpatient clinic, prescribing practices in common urogenital system diseases, practical applications in operating room EXAM -


Course Book 1. Campbell-Walsh Urology. By Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD(hon), Louis R. Kavoussi, MD, Andrew C. Novick, MD, Alan W. Partin, MD, PhD and Craig A. Peters, MD, FACS, FAAP. 10th Edition, Elsevier, 2012.
2. Smith and Tanago’s General Urology. By Jack Mac Aninch, Tom F. Lue. Lange, 18th Edition, 2012.

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
Percentage of Final Work 100
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.
19 Chooses the correct sources of learning to improve the healthcare services that they offer, and regulates their own learning process.
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.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 2 20 40
Application 2 15 30
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 2 5 10
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 2 10 20
Total Workload 100