(Between the 2013-2019 Academic Years) Courses

CBM 101 Clinical Basis of Medicine I

Clinical Basis of Medicine 101 includes selected medical technical skills and basic communication skills.

CBM 102 Clinical Basis of Medicine II

Clinical Basis of Medicine 102 includes selected medical technical skills and basic communication skills.

CBM 201 Clinical Basis of Medicine III

Clinical Basis of Medicine 201 includes selected medical technical skills.

CBM 202 Clinical Basis of Medicine IV

Clinical Basis of Medicine 202 provides the acquisition of medical history taking and physical examination skills based on clinical communication skills using the simulated patient program (SPP).

CBM 301 Clinical Basis of Medicine V

Clinical Basis of Medicine 301 includes selected technical skills and clinical reasoning skills that will be used in clinical practice.

CBM 302 Clinical Basis of Medicine VI

Clinical Basis of Medicine 302 includes clinical skills related to evaluation and management of disorders in the Gastrointestinal System, Central &Peripheral Nervous System, Eye, Ear Nose Throat, Psychiatry, Musculoskeletal System, Dermatology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Urology.

CCS 401 Clinical Clerkship I

This course contains designation of diagnostic tests and imaging techniques, sampling, transport and analysis processes, communication with patients, patient relatives and health professionals, clinical management processes, medicolegal principles, prescription, principles of rational drug use, risk management and clinical decision making

CCS 402 Clinical Clerkship II

This course includes presenting the information about hematological, cardiovascular, pulmonary and renal disorders and clinical applications

CCS 403 Clinical Clerkship III

This course includes presenting the information about genitourinary system diseases, genetical diseases and clinical applications, and evaluation of newborn

CCS 501 Clinical Clerkship V

This clinical clerkship contains theorical knowledge and clinical applications on health problems and disease of children and adolescents.

CCS 502 Clinical Clerkship VI

This course includes presenting the information about neuropsychiatric disorders and clinical applications

CCS 503 Clinical Clerkship VII

This course includes presenting the information about skeletal system, muscle, integumentary and infectious diseases and clinical applications

CCS 504 Clinical Clerkship VIII

This course includes presenting the information about emergency situations and clinical applications

ENG 101 Academic Skills in English I

This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.

ENG 102 Academic Skills in English II

ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. ENG 102 focuses on the cognitive skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students' academic listening skills will be improved by listening to important / relevant information from lectures or discussions and reading skills by reading recent academic texts and then using this information to create an output task. Speaking focuses on giving presentations and students get prepared to express their ideas and opinions by speaking persuasively and coherently. The writing component is a consolidation of the speaking activities.

ENG 310 Essential Speaking Skills in English

ENG 310 is a compulsory course for third year students and is designed to enable them to speak more effectively while expressing themselves in a variety of areas, such as business related and academic related topics. These areas range from participating in discusiions to presenting information in the form of short presentations, known as Pecha Kuchas. Students will also take part in role plays and formal debates.

ENG 410 English for Career Development

This course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge that they will need when they start their professional lives. The course simulates all stages of the job application process, including topics like finding job openings, CVs, job application forms, cover letters, job interviews, and following up, as well as handling job offers and rejection.

HIST 100 Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution

This course provides a general information of the events from the end of the 19. century until the end of the Turkish War of Independence and the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 and the following period until 1990’s.

HSP 101 Human Society Planet I

In this course, factors affecting human health, health determinants, the structure of Turkey health System and introduction to medical professionalism will be addressed.

HSP 102 Human Society Planet II

This course will focus on the relationship between human health and environment, health-threatening pollution, chemicals, noise, the effect of radiation on human health and the development of health, professionalism and ethical values and the social and health problems of disadvantaged people.

HSP 201 Human Society Planet III

In this course the epidemiology of life style behaviours and their importance on prevention of the diseases and health promotion economical, social, physical risk factors for life style behaviours, the ways to improve life style behaviours, the ways to improve life style behaviours of school children and elderly people, the functions of health directorates in Turkey health system and the ways of seeing through different works of art in order to detect the details and improve empathy. will be addressed

HSP 202 Human Society Planet IV

In this course; the expectations of the community from the health care professionals and the health system, as well as the visual thinking, risk assessment and planning, communication skills, work as a team and ethical decision-making steps will be addressed.

HSP 301 Human Society Planet V

In this course, occupational health problems and prevention, the current status of occupational health in Turkey and recommendations to solve occupational health problems, preventive health services for genetic diseases, the outcomes of environmental changes on human health, the prevention measures of the health outcomes of environmental changes at the individual, community and policy level, the components of a population based NCD control programs and screening.

HSP 302 Human Society Planet VI

This course includes prevention of childhood health problems, reproductive health problems, disadvantaged groups’ problems, health services during disasters and the ethical aspects of reproductive health services, child patient, elderly patient and mental health problems.

INT 601 Public Health İnternship

This course will include practices for public health, health management and primary health care delivery.

INT 602 Internal Medicine Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Internal Medicine.

INT 603 Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine Diseases.

INT 604 Pediatric Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Pediatrics.

INT 605 Gynecology and Obstetrics Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Gynecology and Obstetrics.

INT 606 Surgical Medicine Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Surgical Medicine.

INT 607 Psychiatry Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Psychiatry.

INT 608 Emergency Medicine Internship

This course will include practices for health care delivery in clinics and outpatient clinics related to Emergency Medicine.

SBM 101 Scientific Basis of Medicine I

SBM 101 is a 16-week course comprised of 3 concurrent programs: 1) Biomedical Sciences: is an organ systems/concepts program given by multiple basic and clinical disciplines. Students will be introduced to vocabulary and they will learn the basic constituents of the human body and the normal body function. This course will cover medical terminology, the structural organization of the human body, the basic building blocks that make up the human body and their properties, the structure of the cell, the cell cycle, the concepts of the mechanisms of interaction of the cell with other cells and the environment, tissue formation and early embryonic developmental periods. Major elements of the course include anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, medical biology and genetics, histology and embryology, microbiology, immunology, biophysics, obstetrics and gynecology and psychiatry. 2) Research Information and Management (RIM): is a program that includes Biostatistics and Critical Thinking components and 3) Laboratory Medicine: is a program that aims to teach medical students the broad principles and topics of laboratory medicine needed by medical practice.

SBM 102 Scientific Basis of Medicine II

This course will cover the structures and functions of blood, immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, excretory (urinary), digestive and endocrine systems and the embryological developments of all these systems as well as the roles of these systems in fluid-electrolyte, acid-base and blood pressure homeostasis.

SBM 201 Scientific Basis of Medicine III

In this course, the structure and functions of the male and female reproductive systems, pregnancy and birth processes, the characteristic features of embryonic and fetal developmental stages, structure and functions of the skeletal muscles and joints, exercise types and importance for the health skeletal muscles, the organization of the nervous system, the embryological development of central and peripheral nervous systems, the structural and functional properties of neurons and glial cells, structure and function of nervous system parts, structure and function of sense organs, sensory perception, motor movement and behavior control, high cortical functions, learning and memory mechanisms will be addressed.

SBM 202 Scientific Basis of Medicine IV

In this course; relevant topics in general pharmacology, medical microbiology and immunology, basic pathology and epidemiology will be covered. This course intends to lay a foundation for year 3, in where diseases of organ systems, their diagnosis and treatments will be discussed.

SBM 301 Scientific Basis of Medicine V

In this course, pathophysiology, diagnostic algorithms and treatment options of blood, respiratory, circulatory, urinary, endocrine system and metabolic disorders will be discussed.

SBM 302 Scientific Basis of Medicine VI

In this course, the common clinical pathologies of the nervous system, sensorial, psychiatric, musculoskeletal, reproductive systems and geriatric disorders, and related evidence based diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, preventive strategies, and management of emergency situations will be evaluated.

TURK 100 Turkish

Students will be taught how to use the written and verbal communication tools accurately and efficiently in this course. Various types of verbal and written statements will be examined through a critical point of view by doing exercises on understanding, telling, reading, and writing. Punctuation and spelling rules, which are basis of written statement, will be taught and accurate usage of these rules for efficient and strong expression will be provided. As for verbal statement, students will be taught how to use the body language, use accent and intonation elaborately, and use presentation techniques.

MED 210 Philosophical and Historical Studies in Science

This course includes the analysis of the theoretical transformations of evolution and information that science and technology history has had over the course of time.

MED 220 Research Skills in Biomedical Sience

Within this course, the key elements of scientific thinking and key points for writing a scientific project along with ethical issues in research will be covered in detail within the scope of Biomedical Research. The key elements of scientific thinking, will cover observation, asking critical questions, developing a testable hypothesis, collecting and analysing data and making a logical conclusion. The key points for writing a scientific project will cover the title, aim, literature review, project uniqueness, methods, project and risk management, common domains and reporting the findings. Ethical issues will also be covered within the scope of the course.

MED 230 Visual Thinking: The Art of Pyhsical Diagnosis

Observation is a key component of physical examination and clinical diagnosis. In this course, visual thinking strategies will be used to look at art and enhance diagnostic acumen. Lectures will focus on the role of perspective in describing medical events, differences and similarities in observational skills in the art and medicine. The courses will include sessions for observation of several art works such as paintings and sculptures, as well as certain movies. Students will apply the visual strategies in many medical disciplines that rely heavily on visual input.

MED 250 Community-based primary health care

The course includes an interventional program developing in a community for a disease or health related condition using Community-based primary health care approach.

MED 260 Introduction to Immunology

This course begins with a general introduction to how immune system cells and tissues work, followed by the development and migration of these cells under physiological conditions. The course will continue with the stages of immune response and inflammation under pathological conditions, and will focus on the basic mechanisms of immune responses.

MED 270 Project Writing in Medical Sciences

This course encompasses, besides the lectures of the responsible teacher, small group discussions, student presentations and oral and written project assignments. Interactive and active learning methods are applied. Introduction to the course starts with the defintion of science, parameters of science, the contribution of medical sciences to world scientific leterature, introduction to philosophy of science. Students learn how to perform a search using the main medical data bases. Trining on how to read effectively and evaluate an article and a “Reading a Scientific Article” workshop is conducted in class. Students perform a literature search on a topic that they select, review the literature and make a presentation.The steps of scientific methodology are presented applying an interactive teaching method. Project writing training is given. Students prepare individually a research project proposal (at the licence level) and present it both in written and oral forms. Within the scope of the Project, an application to the “Ethical Committee of IEU” is prepared. Important tips for writing a CV are discussed and the students prepare their own CV’s and receive feedback from the teacher. Finally, training is given on preparing and presenting a poster. Students upload the Project proposal and other assignments of this course on their port-folio.

MED 310 Current Topics in Immunology and Cancer

This course begins with a general introduction to the mechanism of antigen delivery, which is a summary of the innate and adaptive immune system and complement system, which aims to cover the functioning of the immune system cells and tissues and then the basic mechanisms of the immune system as a whole. The course will focus on the main mechanisms of tumor immune response.