Dermatology I (MED502) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Dermatology I MED502 15 13 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
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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 diagnose and treat the most common dermatological problems in our country; to make differential diagnosis and treatment of the common bacterial, parasitic, fungal and viral infections of the skin; directing the patient by recognizing the benign and malignant tumors of the skin; to perform primary-care emergency treatment of dermatological diseases requiring
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Takes a thorough and reliable dermatological anamnesis
  • Describe the structure of skin and elementary lesions
  • To be able to classify and treat the common bacterial, parasitic, fungal and viral diseases of the skin
  • Recognize the common benign and malignant tumors of the skin and direct the patient to the relevant centers
  • Knows and applies small surgical procedures related to dermatology
  • He can treat these diseases by making a differential diagnosis of allergic and inflammatory diseases
  • Recognize the dermatological diseases (urticaria, angioedema, erythroderma, toxic epidermal necrolysis) requiring urgent intervention and refer them to the emergency conditions.
  • Knows dermatological laboratory tests and makes a request according to the needs of patients.
Course Content Structure and functions of skin; elementary lesions of skin; common bacterial, parasitic, fungal and viral diseases of the skin; common benign and malignant tumors of the skin; allergic diseases of the skin; bullous diseases of the skin; papules and squamous diseases of the skin; dermatological emergencies and treatment principles; sexually transmitted diseases; psoriasis; Behçet 's disease; alopesi.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Structure and functions of skin; elementary lesions of the skin; common bacterial, parasitic, fungal and viral diseases of the skin; common benign and malignant tumors of the skin; allergic diseases of the skin; clinical patient monitoring; outpatient examination and evaluation of prescriptions -
2 Bullous diseases of the skin; papules and squamous diseases of the skin; practical approaches to dermatological surgery; dermatological emergencies and treatment principles; clinical patient monitoring; outpatient examination and evaluation of prescriptions -
3 Sexually transmitted diseases; psoriasis; Behcet 's disease; egzema; alopecia, sweating disorders and vitiligo; clinical patient monitoring; outpatient examination and evaluation of prescriptions EXAM -

Sources

Course Book 1. Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, 13th Edition, Clinical Dermatology Authors: William D. James & Dirk Elston & James R. Treat & Misha A. Rosenbach & Isaac Neuhaus, Elsevier, 2019
2. Dermatopathology, 3rd Edition, Authors: Dirk Elston & Tammie Ferringer & Christine J. Ko & Steven Peckham & Whitney A. High & David J. DiCaudo, Elsevier, 2018

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 3 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 4 100
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) 3 15 45
Laboratory
Application 3 13 39
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 1 1
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 3 5 15
Total Workload 100