ECTS - Plastic Reconstructiveaand Aesthetic Surgery I

Plastic Reconstructiveaand Aesthetic Surgery I (MED519) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Plastic Reconstructiveaand Aesthetic Surgery I MED519 10 20 0 2 2
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)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The primary aim of this internship course is to familiarize 5th-semester students with the field of plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. By the end of the internship, students should learn about wound healing, wound care, concepts of flaps and grafts, maxillofacial surgery, hand surgery, congenital anomalies, defects on the body, and their repairs. Additionally, the course aims to help students recognize, direct, and follow plastic surgery emergencies.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Gather the important information needed for the Plastic Surgery history and complete a history in the medical record
  • Explain how to differentiate various depths of wounds to include pressure sores, lacerations, and created skin defects, normal from an abnormal hand exam, benign nevus from melanoma, and cosmetic surgery patient requests.
  • Explain each part of the physical examination of the hand, face, and skin micro architecture in depth.
  • Understand the common conditions: management of open wounds, suspicious nevi, hand & face trauma and requests for cosmetic surgery
  • Demonstrate professional responsibility in working as a team member with other members of the plastic surgery service care team.
Course Content The course content covers various topics related to Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Introduction to Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.Normal and abnormal wound healing; wounds, grafts, and flaps; Suture materials;Reconstruction of the body and extremitie;Benign and malignant skin lesions;Hand injuries and hand surgery; Congenital anomalies of the head and neck; Cleft lip and palate;Burns, frostbite, and chemical burns; Hemangiomas and vascular anomalies;

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.Normal and abnormal wound healing.Wounds, grafts, and flaps.Suture materials.Reconstruction of the body and extremities. Benign and malignant skin lesions.Hand injuries and hand surgery. -
2 Congenital anomalies of the head and neck. Cleft lip and palate. Burns, frostbite, and chemical burns. Hemangiomas and vascular anomalies. Genital anomalies. Maxillofacial trauma. -


Course Book 1. Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Basic Principles and New Perspectives. • Michele Maruccia, Giuseppe Giudice. Springer. 2022

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 10 10
Total Workload 70