Information Package / Course Catalogue
Evidence Based Medicine
Course Code: BİS541
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this subject to ensure that the best available evidence is carefully, carefully and intelligently used when decision-making in the main objective patient's diagnosis and treatment process.

Course Content

Define evidence-based medicine and its steps, searching the literature by keywords, definition, calculation and interpretation of the most common measures of association (relative risk, NNT) used in clinical trials, identification of the research designs used in medical studies, gold standard, “double-blinding” and independence in diagnostic tests, calculation and interpretation of diagnostic test performance (sensitivity, specificity,accuracy, etc.), description of the methodological principles and steps of a systematic review of the literature.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to explain the concepts related to evidence-based medicine and its history and evidence-based practices
2.Counting levels of evidence
3.Select the best available proof
4.To be able to say evidence-based application sources
5.To be able to interpret evidence-based scientific research
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Evidence-Based Medicine and History and Evidence-Based Practices
Week 2 - Theoretical
Concepts related to Evidence-Based Medicine
Week 3 - Theoretical
Evidence levels: What is the best proof available?
Week 4 - Theoretical
Evidence Based Application Process
Week 5 - Theoretical
Evidence-Based Application Resources
Week 6 - Theoretical
Systematic Review
Week 7 - Theoretical
Evidence-Based Practice Guides
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Cochrane Center and operating instructions
Week 10 - Theoretical
Levels of Evidence - Scoring System by Hierarchy of Evidence
Week 11 - Theoretical
Evidence-based application examples
Week 12 - Theoretical
Evidence-based application examples
Week 13 - Theoretical
Evidence-based application examples
Week 14 - Theoretical
Evidence-based application examples
Week 15 - Theoretical
Literature review and discussion
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory151245
Assignment103250
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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