Information Package / Course Catalogue
Measures For Environmental Health in Disasters
Course Code: ÇS305
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

To inform about the disasters, pre-disaster precautions to be taken and the necessary interventions against the environmental conditions that may affect adversely to the health of human /society.

Course Content

Types of disasters, pre-disaster precautions to be taken and emergency aid in disaster conditions, and interventions of environmental health.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Sevil ÖZCAN
Learning Outcomes
1.Can define the disaster, knows the types of disasters
2.Knows the precautions to be taken pre-disaster
3.Knows the evacuation and the emergency aid in disaster conditions
4.Knows and performs the interventions of environmental health in disaster condition
5.Knows the institutions and organizations to be searched in case of disaster.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Afetlerde Çevre Sağlığı Önlemleri (1997), Çağatay Güler, Zakir Çobanoğlu. Çevre Sağlığı Temel Kaynak Dizisi No: 39, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and types of the disaster.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Disasters' results that related to public health.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Effects of disasters related to human health.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Major types of disasters and environmental problems arising after them.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Public health problems which emerged after different disasters.
Week 6 - Theoretical
The impact made by the different types of disasters.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Considerations related to disasters in the zoning plans, and their link with public health.
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Access, evacuation and emergency aid precautions in disaster case.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Access, evacuation and emergency aid precautions in disaster case.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Environmental health precautions in disaster case.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Environmental health precautions in disaster case.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Physical planning interventions can be taken against the disasters.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Disaster assessment.
Week 15 - Theoretical
General assessment.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment1516
Individual Work25214
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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