ECTS - - School of Medicine Undergraduate Program

Compulsory Departmental Courses

ENG101 - English For Academic Purposes I (4 + 0) 3.5

English language skills, especially academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts; listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology.

ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II (4 + 0) 3.5

Academic skills such as reading comprehension, class discussions, use of academic vocabulary and critical analysis of texts; research assignments and review of the English language structure; skills such as listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, writing, portfolio keeping, presentation and use of technology.

ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III (3 + 0) 3

Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.

ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV (3 + 0) 3

Preparing and writing research reports and delivering effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations; gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation and delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively.

ENG301 - English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3

Job-related communication skills;the functions such as describing relationships at work,discussing performance reviews and giving feedback,discussing plans and arrangements,using social media for professional communication,discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews,presenting a service or product,writing reviews on websites

ENG302 - English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3

More detailed job-related communication skills;describing and organising meetings,developing communicational styles in various cultural settings,handling mistakes and apologizing,getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising,deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries,

HIST111 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (in English) (2 + 0) 2

French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.

HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2

War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

HIST221 - History of Civilization (3 + 0) 3

A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1

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MED-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 2

MED-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 2

MED-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MED-AE5SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 2

MED-AE6FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MED-AE6FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MED-AE6SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MED-AE6SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MED-AE6SP3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MED-GE1SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

MED-GE2FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

MED-GE2SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

MED101 - Introduction to Medicine (3 + 1) 0

What is science; what is medicine; physician's oath; Atılım University School of Medicine: clinical ethics support services in Turkey; professionalism in medicine; visit to Hospital clinics; problem-based learning for medical ethics; basic medical skills; basic communications skills.

MED102 - Tissues and Skeletal System (4 + 0) 0

Introduction to anatomy, general features of epithelial tissue, general organization of connective tissue, development of and hstology of cartilage and bone tissues, embryology and histology of skin, biochemistry of connective tissue, and bone tissue, skin and tissue parasites and fungi, arthropods and arthropods borne viruses.

MED103 - The Cell (4 + 1) 0

The origin of the cells and evolution, basic cell structure, cellular organelles, intracellular structures, transition of drugs through the biological membrane, pharmacokinetics of drugs, amino acids, enzymes, carbohydrates, introduction to microbiology, bacteria, fungi, parasites, acute inflammation, biostatistical methods

MED104 - Locomotion (6 + 0) 0

Muscles: general considerations, spinal nerves, introduction of musculoskeletal system, its symptoms and findings, systemic diagnosis of rheumatic diseases, soft tissue tumors, non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs, medications used in the treatment of gout and the other antiinflammatory drugs, basic principles of physical medicine and rehabilitation.

MED105 - Growth and Development (5 + 1) 0

Genetic structure of cells, stages of embryologic, development, fetal development, molecular basis of embriyonic development, birth defects and prenatal diagnosis, infertility and assisted reproductive techniques, neoplasm, epidemiology, molecular basis of cancer, oncogenic viruses, probability, hypothetical distribution.

MED106 - Public Health (4 + 1) 0

Introduction to public health, health and disease concepts, public health in developed countries, public health in developing countries, globalization and health, components of health, socioeconomic differences and public health, food and water safety, environmental health and inspection, access to health services, human rights and health.

MED122 - Research Project I (2 + 2) 2

Reseach data collection, entering the gathered data into the statistical analysis program, evaluation of results of the statistical analysis with a biostatistical advisor, presentation of results with tables and charts, putting the results into a report form, preparation of results for presentation, presentation of results.

MED192 - From Cell to Systems (14 + 2) 36

Atılım University School of Medicine; what is science; what is medicine; physician's oath; visit to Medicana Hospital clinics; professionalism in medicine; clinical ethics support services in Turkey; problem-based learning for medical ethics; basic medical skills; basic communications skills. The basic cell structure, DNA and RNA structure, methods used in DNA isolation, cellular organelles, their structure and function, general overview to cell and cytoplasm, membranous and non-membranous.

MED201 - Immune System (5 + 2) 0

Introduction to immunology;cellular immune response; humoral immune response; immune defence against microorganisms; immune tolerans and autoimmunity; tumour immunology; transplantation immunology; pharmacology of autocoids; general principles of antibiotics therapy; antineoplastic drugs.

MED202 - Cardiovascular System (6 + 2) 0

Lymphoid system; thymus; heart and pericardium anatomy; mediastinum; diaphragm; great vessels of circulatory system; body fluids; components of blood; plasma and plasma proteins; hemopoiesis and its regulation; platelets; haemostatic mechanisms; cardiac muscle physiology; cardiac cycle; stimulus-conduction systems in heart; electrocardiogram; hypertensive heart disease.

MED203 - Fundamentals of Neuroscience (5 + 2) 0

Central nervous system; spinal cord: general topography and internal structure; the central nervous system: afferent pathways, the central nervous system: efferent pathways; medulla oblongata; pons; mesencephalon; cerebellum; cranial nerves; the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system; thalamus; hypothalamus; fine structure and development of central nervous system organs.

MED204 - Respiratory System (5 + 2) 0

Anatomy of the nose and the associated structures; the pharynx; the larynx; anatomy of trachea and lung; the anterior and lateral aspects of the neck; the root of the neck; clinical anatomy; functional organization of respiratory system; pulmonary and alveolar ventilation; mechanics of respiration; transport and perfusion dynamics; ventilation-perfusion properties of lung; regulation of respiration.

MED208 - Research Project II (1 + 1) 2

Collection of research data; entering the obtained data into statistical program; analysing the results of statistical analysis with biostatistics consultant; presentation of results with tables and graphs; reporting the results; preparation of results for presentation; presentation of results.

MED292 - From Systems to Human Body (14 + 0) 44

Introduction to anatomy, development of the cells and organs of immune system, general features and functions of immune cells, innate and acquired immune response, immune response against microorganisms, hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, immune modulation, autocoids, antibiotic use, and resistance mechanisms, cancer etiology and basic mechanisms of cancer development.

MED301 - Digestive System (6 + 1) 0

Anatomy and histology of digestive tracts; development of gastrointestinal organs; secretion of liver and pancreas, and regulaton of secretion; microorganisms causing infection in the digestive system; approach to patient with digestive system problem; diagnostic methods in digestive system diseases; gastrointestinal system bleedings.

MED302 - Early Ages of Life (4 + 1) 0

Infant and child health in Turkey; child rights; taking general and problem-based medical history of the child; normal pediatric vital signs; pregnancy; birth; perinatal risks factors; newborn; growth; development; behaviour; childhood immunization program; acute and common diseases in childhood period; pediatric pharmacology

MED303 - Urogenital System (5 + 1) 0

Location of urinary system organs; development of the urinary system; clearance; electrolyte balance; diuretics; tumors and non-tumor diseases of urinary system; tumors and non-tumor diseases of genital system.

MED304 - Adult Health (6 + 1) 0

Social and behavioral determinants of health and illness; healthy eating; obesity in adults; smoking and counseling for smoking cessation; preventive services for the adult; periodic health examinations; mechanisms of aging and physiological changes caused by aging; comprehensive geriatric evaluation in elderly.

MED305 - Endocrine System (4 + 1) 0

Anatomy, histology and development of the thyroid, parathyroid and suprarenal glands; clinical anatomy; thyroid hormones and their effect mechanisms, biochemistry of thyroid gland diseases; pathologies of thyroid gland and thyroiditis; neoplasms of thyroid gland; classification of hormones and their effecting mechanisms; parathormone, vitamine D, calcitonin, calcium-phosphate homeostasis.

MED306 - Introduction to Clinical Medicine (4 + 0) 0

Welcoming the patient, taking informed consent, taking history of the disease, head and neck examination, respiratory system examination; cardiovascular system examination, neurological system examination, endocrine system examination, gastrointestinal system examination, urogenital system examination; skin examination, examination of the psychiatric patient.

MED321 - Research Project III (2 + 2) 2

Collection of research data; assessment of statistical analysis with biostatistics consultant, presentation with tables and figures of the research data; reporting of the results; preparation of a presentation related to research outcome; presentation of project outcome.

MED322 - Research Project IV (2 + 2) 2

Collection of research data; assessment of statistical analysis with biostatistics consultant, presentation with tables and figures of the research data; reporting of the results; preparation of a presentation related to research outcome; presentation of project outcome.

MED392 - Health, Disorders and Diseases (15 + 1) 46

Digestive system; introduction to clinical medicine; urogenital system; early ages of life; immune system; adult health.

MED401 - Internal Medicine I (18 + 18) 10

Functional and inflammatory diseases, cancers of gastrointestinal, oncologic, lympho-hematopoietic and coagulation systems; symptoms and clinical course of these diseases, diagnosis and treatment planning.

MED402 - General Surgery I (18 + 18) 10

Surgical diseases ofabdominal and endocrine organs and related systems; wound healing; IM, IV, SC, ID injection, nasogastric catheter application, urinary catheter placement, superficial suturing skills.

MED403 - Internal Medicine II (18 + 18) 10

Nephrological, endocrinological, rheumatologic, immunological and allergic diseases; cancer of related systems, symptoms and clinical course of these diseases, diagnosis and treatment planning.

MED404 - Neurology I (18 + 18) 5

Clinical neuroanatomy, central and peripheral nervous system diseases, symptoms and clinical course of these diseases, diagnosis and treatment planning.

MED405 - Emergency Medicine I (18 + 18) 2

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.

MED406 - Forensic Medicine (18 + 18) 2

Legal responsibilities of physician, death, forensic autopsy, forensic toxicology, gunshot wounds, identification, child abuse, expertise and medical malpractice, forensic psychiatry, sexual crimes, forensic DNA - biological sample collection and analysis, matter related disorders, mobbing, disability reports, forensic osteology, forensic report.

MED407 - Pulmonary Diseases I (18 + 18) 3

Respiratory system infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, tuberculosis, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lung cancer, pleural and interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, occupational lung diseases, respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension, chronic cor pulmonale, toxic inhalations.

MED408 - Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology I (18 + 18) 3

Systemic and local infections, anamnesis and physical examination; pre-diagnosis and selection of diagnostic tests, interpretation of laboratory test results and differential diagnosis; antimicrobial chemotherapy.

MED409 - Psychiatry I (18 + 18) 5

Depression; psychopathologies in adolescence: identity and conduct disorder; eating disorders: sexual dysfunction: bipolar disorder: schizophrenia, paranoid disorder and other psychotic disorders: anxiety disorders: somatoform disorders and pain: substance abuse and addiction: delirium forensic psychiatry: dementia; personality disorders.

MED410 - Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (18 + 18) 7

Symptoms, anamnesis, physical examination, diagnostic methods, cardiopulmonary by-pass, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease, endocarditis, valve diseases, pericardial diseases, arrythmias, aneurysms, heart failure, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy, thrombosis, hypertension, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

MED501 - Paediatrics I (20 + 10) 15

Anamnesis in child patient, child health in the world and in Turkey, growth and monitoring in childhood, growth retardation, routine vaccination, cancers, approach to lymphadenopathy, cyanotic baby, children with shortage of respiration, dehydration, oral liquid electrolyte administration, hematologic disorders, newborn premature baby, congenital metabolism diseases, rheumatology.

MED502 - Dermatology I (15 + 13) 4

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.

MED503 - Anaesthesiology and Reanimation I (17 + 11) 4

Hypoxia, hypoxemia and oxygen therapy; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; first aid and advanced life in trauma; neurophysiology of acute and chronic pain; general anesthetics; brain diagnostic criteria of death and donor care; local anesthetics and toxicity; sepsis; acute respiratory failure; drowning, bending, electric shock and freezing; acid and base balance; shock; poisoning; algology.

MED504 - Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation I (15 + 13) 4

Arthritis and differential diagnosis; spondiloarthropathies and ankylosing spondylitis; rheumatoid arthritis; low back pain; fibromyalgia; myofascial pain; osteoarthritis; rehabilitation approach in spinal cord injury; joint pain and differential diagnosis; clinical anatomy of the spine; neck pain; lumbar pain and pathological approaches; pain types in the elder patients.

MED505 - Obstetrics and Gynaecology I (20 + 15) 11

Menstrual cycle disorders; amenorrhea, pregnancy and postpartum hemorrhages, puerperium and puerperal infections, prenatal diagnosis, multiple pregnancies, Rh incompatibility in pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, preeclampsia and eclampsia syndrome, presentation anomalies, delivery operations, ectopic pregnancies, diabetes and pregnancy, drugs and toxic substances in pregnancy, cancers.

MED506 - Ophthalmology I (15 + 15) 4

Differential diagnosis of bleferopytosis and tears in eyeball; emergency diseases and treatment methods of the eye; uveitis and conjunctivitis; refractive defects of the eyeball, keratitis and cataract; medical and surgical diseases of the retina; glaucoma; pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus; the neuroophthalmology; ophthalmological examination in outpatients, practical applications.

MED508 - Otorhinolaryngology I (15 + 13) 4

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.

MED510 - Orthopaedics and Traumatology I (15 + 13) 4

General approach to trauma; fracture healing and treatment principles; fracture complications; dislocations; spinal deformities; degenerative joint diseases; congenital anomalies of upper and lower extremities; developmental dysplasia and dislocation of hip; benign and malignant bone tumors; knee and foot pathologies; knee joint ligament and meniscus injuries; osteoporosis; shoulder pathologies.

MED512 - Urology I (20 + 15) 4

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.

MED514 - Clinical Pharmacology (15 + 13) 4

The concept of personal medication; drugs that are effective in common diseases; drug selection for indications; evaluation of drugs in terms of effectiveness, safety, suitability and cost; drug interactions; complete and correct prescription.

MED609 - General Surgery II (0 + 5) 5

Bleeding-transfusion; fluid-electrolyte/acid-base balance disorders; gastrointestinal emergencies; vascular diseases; trauma; diseases and tumors of esophagus-stomach-intestine; diseases and tumors of liver-gall bladder-pancreas; diseases of surgical endocrinology; diseases of mammary glands; skin and soft tissue infections and tumors.

MED610 - Paediatrics II (0 + 5) 5

The evaluation of the growth; childhood immunization; respiratory diseases of childhood; urinary diseases in children; gastrointestinal diseases in children; neurological disorders in children; endocrinological diseases in childhood; rheumatological diseases of childhood; cardiovascular diseases of childhood; oncological diseases of childhood.

MED611 - Obstetrics and Gynaecology II (0 + 5) 5

Diagnostic methods in gynecology-obstetrics; puberty disorders; menstrual disorders; normal pregnancy follow up; TORCH; pregnancy complications; systemic diseases in pregnancy; obstetric and gynecologic emergencies; labor; puerperal complications; infertility; sexually transmitted infections; menopause; premalign-malign diseases of genital organs.

MED612 - Psychiatry II (0 + 5) 5

Mood and anxiety disorders; depression; antidepressants; somatization and somatoform disorders; eating disorders; sleeping disorders; sexual dysfunctions; personality disorders; psychotic disorders; schizophrenia; antipsychotic drugs; psychiatric emergencies; delirium; dissociative disorders; alcohol and substance addiction; ethical-legal issues.

MED613 - Neurology II (0 + 5) 5

Diagnostic methods in neurology; disorders of consciousness; seizures; dizziness; cerebrovascular diseases; dementia; movement disorders; headache; diseases of the spinal cord; trauma; infections of central nervous system; demyelinating diseases; peripheral neuropathies; disorders of the neuromuscular junction; muscle diseases.

MED614 - Emergency Medicine III (0 + 5) 5

Shock; anaphylaxis; acid-base/fluid-electrolyte balance disorders; cardiovascular emergencies; acute respiratory diseases; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; stroke; endocrinological emergencies; hematological and oncologic emergencies; acute gastrointestinal diseases; acute urinary diseases; sepsis; trauma; injuries; stings-bites; poisining.

MED615 - Public Health and Family Medicine (0 + 5) 5

Normal pregnancy follow-up; infant and child follow-up; vaccination; family planning; common diseases in childhood and adulthood; prevention and early diagnosis of cancers; health services organization; occupational health and safety; contagious diseases; immigration; disasters; health indicators; determination of health care requirements.

TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2

Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.

TURK402 - Turkish Language II (2 + 0) 2

Written expression and its genres; bibliography; sentence structure and types; misexpression; verbal expressions.

Elective Courses

MED411 - Radiation Oncology (18 + 18) 3

Radiotherapy physics and radiobiology, central nervous system tumors, respiratory and circulatory system tumors, gastrointestinal system tumors, genital and urinary tract tumors, lymphomas, breast cancer, pediatric tumors, tumors of the head and neck, sarcomas.

MED412 - Radiology (18 + 18) 3

Radiographic imaging and evaluations, ultrasonographic examinations, Doppler ultrasonography, obstetric ultrasonography, computed tomography, mammography, DSA angiography, pediatric radiology, MR imaging.

MED413 - Nuclear Medicine (18 + 18) 3

Current diagnostic applications and indications in nuclear medicine, patient preparation and follow-up in nuclear medicine, common treatment protocols in nuclear medicine, radiation protection and radiation safety.

MED414 - Clinical Biochemistry (18 + 18) 3

Importance of clinical biochemistry, laboratory in diagnosis, treatment and in patient follow-up, laboratory organization, biosecurity, selection of laboratory tests, sampling and transfer of samples, rejection criteria of samples, analysis methods, post-analysis evaluations, determination of reference intervals, communication and teamwork.

MED601 - Cardiology II (0 + 5) 5

Approach to cardiovascular diseases; physical examination of cardiovascular system; diagnostic procedures in cardiology; valvular heart diseases; congenital heart diseases; arrhythmias; ischemic heart diseases; heart failure; cardiomyopathies, myocarditis; pericardial diseases; hypertension; cardiac emergencies; cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

MED602 - Nephrology (0 + 5) 5

Acute kidney injury; chronic kidney disease; glomerular diseases; tubulointersititial diseases; cystic kidney diseases; renal vascular diseases; nephrolithiasis and obstructive nephropathy; acid-base balance disorders and treatment; fluid-electrolyte balance disorders and treatment; hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis; renal transplantation.

MED603 - Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (0 + 5) 5

Pituitary diseases; thyroid diseases; disorders of adrenal gland; diabetes mellitus; obesity; the metabolic syndrome; disorders of lipoprotein metabolism; disorders of sex development; menstrual disorders; hirsutism; disorders of bone and mineral metabolism; osteoporosis; disorders of the parathyroid gland; endocrinological emergencies.

MED604 - Rheumatology (0 + 5) 5

Approach to the autoimmune diseases; immune deficiency diseases in adults; arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; spondyloarthropathies; the vasculitis syndromes; connective tissue diseases; osteoarthritis; osteoporosis; osteonecrosis.

MED605 - Pulmonary Diseases II (0 + 5) 5

Approach to the patient with respiratory disease; respiratory function tests; hypoxia; tobacco use; asthma; COPD; bronchiectasis; cystic fibrosis; acute respiratory failure; interstitial lung diseases; lower respiratory tract infections; tuberculosis; occupational and environmental lung diseases; lung cancer; diseases of the pleura; sleep apnea.

MED606 - Gastroenterology (0 + 5) 5

Diagnostic methods in gastroenterology; diseases of the esophagus; diseases of stomach; acute and chronic bowel diseases; malnutrition; enteral and parenteral nutrition; acute and chronic liver diseases; cirrhosis; diseases of the gall bladder and bile ducts; acute and chronic pancreatic diseases; gastroenterogical emergencies.

MED607 - Haematology (0 + 5) 5

Approach to the patient with anemia; evaluation the peripheral blood smear; bone marrow failure; aplastic anemia and myelodysplasia; myeloproliferative diseases; leukemias; lymphomas; plasma cell disorders; hematologic emergencies; bone marrow aspiration; transfusion; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; bleeding and coagulation disorders.

MED608 - Oncology (0 + 5) 5

Prevention-early diagnosis of cancer; lung cancer; breast cancer; gastrointestinal cancers; urinary system cancers; cancers of male genital system; gynecologic cancers; tumors of bone-soft tissue; skin tumors; tumors of head-neck; tumors of the nervous system; paraneoplastic syndromes; infections in patient with cancer and oncologic emergencies.