Information Package / Course Catalogue
Communication in Health
Course Code: HEK530
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 communicate effectively and appropriately in health service provision

Course Content

Communication between the healthy individual and the patient, communication with the patient and his / her relatives, factors affecting the communication, communication in health services, communication with difficult patients, chronic patients, pediatric patients, bad news, counseling, communication between vocations.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Selcen ÖNCÜ
Learning Outcomes
1.To know the approaches about different disease states using communication skills
2.To communicate with different professional groups
3. To be able to manage the difficult communication situations in health by using communication skills
4.To show effective communication with patients and their relatives
5.To use written communication effective
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Communication Skills for the Healthcare Professional
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic communication
Week 2 - Theoretical
Factors affecting communication
Week 3 - Theoretical
Communication in health service delivery
Week 4 - Theoretical
Communication with patients and their relatives
Week 5 - Theoretical
Kötü haber vermek
Week 6 - Theoretical
Communication with angry patients
Week 7 - Theoretical
Communication with difficult patients
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Communication with chronic patients
Week 10 - Theoretical
Communication with child patient
Week 11 - Theoretical
Interprofessional communication
Week 12 - Theoretical
Written communication techniques
Week 13 - Theoretical
Consultancy
Week 14 - Theoretical
Violence in health
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
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
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4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
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4
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4
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4
4
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