Information Package / Course Catalogue
Epidemiology
Course Code: MİK506
Course Type: Required
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 objective of this course is to give information about epidemiology.

Course Content

The meanings of epidemiology and epizootiology. The control and detection of known and unknown diseases. The journey of infection in nature, the incidence of infections in population. Types of infections, factors that affect the start and spread of infections (factors related to microorganisms and the host, environmental factors), control of infectious diseases and precautions to be taken. Economic effects of infections.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Serap SAVAŞAN
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to define epidemiology
2.2. To be able to control and detect known and unknown diseases
3.3. To be able to describe the journey of infections in nature
4.4. To be able to define control of infectious diseases and prophylactic methods
5.5. To be able to use the necessary information
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology
2.Veterinary Epidemiology
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Identification of epidemiology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Identification of epizootiology
Week 3 - Theoretical
Detection and control of unknown/known diseases
Week 4 - Theoretical
Detection and control of unknown/known diseases
Week 5 - Theoretical
Journey of infections in nature
Week 6 - Theoretical
Journey of infections in nature
Week 7 - Theoretical
Distribution rates of infections in populations
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Infection types
Week 10 - Theoretical
Factors that affect start and spread of infections
Week 11 - Theoretical
Control of infectious diseases and prophylactic methods
Week 12 - Theoretical
Control of infectious diseases and prophylactic methods
Week 13 - Theoretical
Economic effects of diseases
Week 14 - Theoretical
Economic effects of diseases
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Quiz2%10
Assignment4%10
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment46128
Laboratory140228
Quiz110111
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)99
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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