Emergency Medicine I (MED405) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Emergency Medicine I MED405 2 1 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)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Doğan İŞCANLI
Course Assistants
Course Objectives During the Emergency Medicine Clerkshipe student will develop his/her knowledge and skills associated with the evaluation, treatment and triage of patients admitted to the Emergency Services. Additionally, the student will gain exposure to a variety of common procedures in emergency medicine.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the scientific method of problem solving and evidence-based decision making in emergency patients.
  • Perform an accurate complaint-directed history and physical examination, synthesizing essential data necessary for the management of patients in the ED.
  • Develop an initial plan for the stabilization and workup of acute problems, including laboratory and imaging examinations.
  • Begin to prioritize diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.
  • Appropriately interpret laboratory and imaging studies.
  • Use appropriate consultation resources, and communicate professionally with resident and attending physicians from other specialties.
  • Develop clinical skills required for management of common emergency conditions.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate care with other health care professionals as required for patient needs.
  • Develop communication appropriately and effectively with patients, families, and the public across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Explain procedural skills within the scope of practice of EM. effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and health professionals. agencies.
Course Content Emergency management and triage, cardiopulmonary arrest, environmental injuries, poisoning, musculoskeletal, spine and spinal cord trauma, multiple system trauma, shock, patent airway opening, basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, defibrillation.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Basic Life Support Gastrointestinal bleeding Approach to Chest Pain Acute Abdomen Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Anaphylaxis ECG Arytmias Epistaxis Approach to Trauma Hypoglycemia/ Hyperglycemia Hypertensive Emergency -
2 Pulmonary Thromboembolism Sepsis and Septic Shock Epilepsy Acute Glaucoma Burns Approach to Dyspnea Advanced Cardiac Life Support Asthma and COPD Headache Childhood poisining -


Course Book 1. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, Judith Tintinalli, O. John Ma, Donald Yealy, Garth Meckler, J. Stapczynski David Cline Stephen Thomas. 9th Edition, 2022

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 60
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 18 36
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 2 10 20
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 1 2
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 2 9 18
Total Workload 76