ECTS - Child Health and Diseases

Child Health and Diseases (CHL210) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Child Health and Diseases CHL210 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide knowledge and skills about the care and physical development of a healthy child and the factors affecting it, infectious and systemic diseases in childhood, ways of prevention and home care of sick children.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • He/she explains the basic concepts of Child Health and Diseases.
  • He/she explains children's diseases and general symptoms.
  • He/she explains the principles that should be done to protect health.
  • He/she defines the causes, risk factors, symptoms and ways of prevention of children's diseases.
  • He/she knows the types of immunity and the vaccination schedule.
Course Content Neonatal monitoring, child health monitoring, evaluation of growth in children, immune system and vaccines, adolescent health, common problems in pediatrics, emergency situations and first aid in pediatrics, infectious diseases and respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal system infections and parasitic diseases, anemias, rash diseases and specialty diseases principles of follow-up in children with needs.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definition of health and indicators of health
2 The importance given by the society to child health, the situation of child health in our country and in the world.
3 In-class measures to protect the child's health, cooperation with the relevant personnel on the child's health
4 Recognizing the characteristics of the sick child, the causes, symptoms, care and prevention methods of common complaints in 0-6 year old children.
5 Upper and lower respiratory tract infections in children
6 0-18 age blood diseases
7 Midterm
8 0-18 years Rheumatological diseases
9 0-18 years digestive system diseases
10 Factors, symptoms, transmission routes of rash diseases that can be seen in children
11 Hereditary disorders
12 Vaccines and serums
13 Importance of vaccination for children and vaccination schedule
14 Child accidents and first aid, poisoning and treatment methods
15 Overview
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 2 100
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 To have basic theoretical knowledge about the field within the scope of health, education and support services, organizational structure and systematics. X
2 To be able to understand the basic concepts, approaches and theories in the field of child development, to associate them with current life, national and international developments. X
3 To be able to use sciences such as health, education, and psychology along with the basic knowledge and skills of the discipline of child development. X
4 To be able to identify the problems encountered and develop solutions based on the knowledge and skills required by the discipline of child development. X
5 To be able to independently carry out the necessary work as an individual and as a team member, and take responsibility in the practices related to child development education in preschool education institutions, private education institutions and health institutions X
6 To be able to have the necessary basic knowledge for applications in preschool education institution, private education institution and health institutions related to child development education. X
7 To be able to determine the learning needs associated to lifelong learning related to child development and education and to make the necessary guidance. X
8 To be able to act in accordance with professional ethics and social-responsibility-understanding in all field practices and social relations of the profession X
9 To be able to carry out studies on child development to raise awareness of society and other professional groups . X
10 To be able to follow the information in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a universal foreign language. X
11 To be able to do resource research for the purpose of accessing information, to use databases, numerical values and other information sources. X
12 To be able to communicate effectively with the family and the child in accordance with the cultural structure, and to work in cooperation in child development studies. X
13 To be able to act in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in all studies in the field of child development. X
14 To be able to show sensitivity to the universality of social rights in the field of child development, protection of quality cultural values, occupational health and safety. X
15 To be able to evaluate and prepare the materials required by the field of child development (educational toys, educational books and brochures, game material) and to use them for educational purposes. X
16 To be able to determine the developmental differences of 0-18 year old children at an early stage, to prepare and implement appropriate education programs. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 14 14
Total Workload 100