Information Package / Course Catalogue
Epidemiolgy and Research Methods
Course Code: EBL305
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

The purpose of this course the student factor, cause-effect relationships of the interaction between humans and the environment, public health determinant measures to protect and promote the knowledge and skills related to planning and aims to give research.

Course Content

the definition of epidemiology, history, approaches and strategies • Strategies Definition of Epidemiology • Uses of epidemiological research methods Epidemiologic Methods • the study population and sampling, • Scanning the literature, • Survey preparation • Data Collection Methods and Data Characteristics; Measurement and Scales • Determination of Research Priorities in Selecting Topics, • Research and Ethics, • the basic features of research, • Descriptive Epidemiological Studies • Epidemiological Criteria • Case Control Studies • Cross-sectional Studies • Cohort Studies • Experimental Epidemiology, • Research interventions • Methodological Research Research paper Critical Reading and Writing

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Safiye ÖZVURMAZ
Lec. Gürkan GÜNAYDIN
Prof. Pınar OKYAY
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to explain basic epidemiological concepts
2.To be able to realize the science of epidemiology in planning health services
3.To be able to calculate rates of incidence and prevalence of important diseases for public health
4.To be able to interprete epidemiological rates and speed
5.To know the criteria for life and death
6.To have knowledge about the methods of classification of diseases and deaths
7.To have knowledge of repidemiological esearch methods
8.To be able to plan an epidemiological research
9. To be able sort the basic concepts of epidemiology of infectious diseases
10. To be able to interpret the importance of research in nursing
11.To be able to examine concepts of stages of the research process taking into account the research principles and processes
12.To have a will to read the publications related to research in the field of nursing
13. To be able to design a research paper in the form of presentation
14. To be able to write a research report
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to epidemiology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Historical Development of the research
Week 3 - Theoretical
Stages of the Scientific Method Strategies Definition of Epidemiology
Week 4 - Theoretical
Epidemiologic Methods Uses Scanning the literature, Survey Processing
Week 5 - Theoretical
Research, the Universe and Sampling
Week 6 - Theoretical
Data Collection Methods and Data Characteristics; Measurement and Scales
Week 7 - Theoretical
Research and publication ethics
Week 8 - Theoretical
Descriptive Epidemiological Studies
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
MIDTERM EXAM WEEK
Week 10 - Theoretical
Epidemiological Criteria Case Control Studies
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cross-sectional studies, cohort Studies
Week 12 - Theoretical
Experimental Epidemiology,
Week 13 - Theoretical
Methodological Studies intervention Studies
Week 14 - Theoretical
Research article with the Critical Reading and Writing
Week 15 - Theoretical
Course Assesment
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination110414
Final Examination110212
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)54
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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3
3
OÇ-2
3
3
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3
3
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3
3
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3
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3
3
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3
3
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3
3
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3
3
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3
3
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3
3
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