TS 206 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Research Methods in Health
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TS 206
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course is aimed at students; acquiring knowledge about science and scientific research; the concept of research topic and method identification, development, projecting and finalization phases; the methods used in collecting data, the concept of what must be done to collect valid and reliable data; obtain information on statistical analysis of collected data; aims to understand the findings presented.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Be able to explain the basic principles and qualities of the research.
  • Be able to describe research types.
  • Be able to review the research done.
  • Be able to plan a research.
  • Be able to collect data and present findings.
Course Content This course includes basic principles and qualifications of a research, concept of research types, planning a research, data collection and interpretation of these data.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction, course presentation T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material
2 Basic principles and qualifications of the research T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p.3-5
3 Research types T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 5-7
4 Research variables T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 7-9
5 Research planning T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 10-13
6 Investigation T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 3-13
7 Research method T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 3-15
8 Midterm Exam T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 1-15
9 Literature search Izmir University of Economics Library
10 Data collecting With the data collection form according to the planned hypothesis
11 Data collecting With the data collection form according to the planned hypothesis
12 Analysis of data T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 15-32
13 Analysis of data T. C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MEDICAL SERVICES Medical secretariat / statistical and research learning material p. 15-32
14 Presenting tables and graphics Training videos for creating Microsoft office excel spreadsheet and charts
15 Examination of the course
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials 1. Sağlıkta Araştırma Teknikleri ve Analiz Yöntemleri, Gazanfer Aksakoğlu, DEÜ Rektörlük Matbaası. 2. Sağlık Bilimlerinde Araştırma Yöntemleri, Kadir Sümbüloğlu, Vildan Sümbüloğlu Hatipoğlu Yayıncılık 2004. 3. Sağlık Alanında Araştırma Yöntemleri. Servet Özgür. Güneş Tıp Kitabevi

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
4
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
85

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To document the patient information by using medical terminology effectively and efficiently

13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the service and carry out activities for development in the field of medical documentation and secretariat

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest