Information Package / Course Catalogue
Communicable Diseases
Course Code: HEK526
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: 2
Objectives of the Course

To get detailed information about communicable diseases

Course Content

The nature of contagious diseases and ways of transmission; compulsory notification diseases; immunization of children and adults; to develop strategies for the control and prevention of infectious diseases.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Selcen ÖNCÜ
Learning Outcomes
1.To know characteristics of infectious diseases
2.Developing strategies to protect against infectious diseases.
3.To know how to protect from infectious diseases
4.To know adult immunization
5.To know child immunization
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Hospital Infections (2013)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Infectious diseases, symptoms, findings, transmission routes
Week 2 - Theoretical
Respiratory infections
Week 3 - Theoretical
Digestive tract infections
Week 4 - Theoretical
Infections with blood and body fluids
Week 5 - Theoretical
Contact infections
Week 6 - Theoretical
Infection from mother to baby
Week 7 - Theoretical
Transfusion-transmitted infections
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Sexually transmitted infections
Week 10 - Theoretical
Animal-borne infections
Week 11 - Theoretical
Adult and child immunization
Week 12 - Theoretical
Notifiable diseases
Week 13 - Theoretical
Prevention of communicable diseases
Week 14 - Theoretical
Strategy for prevention of communicable diseases
Week 15 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory131239
Midterm Examination1314
Board Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-2
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