TS 225 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Rational Use of Medicines
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TS 225
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 In this course, students are intended to learn; the importance of rational use of drugs, reasons and consequences of irrational drug usage, prevention of irrational drug usage, application principles of rational drug use
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the importance of rational drug use
  • Count the applications of rational drug use in Turkey and the World
  • Explain the importance of rational drug use and pharmacoeconomic data in clinical situations
  • Count the reasons and consequences of irrational drug use
  • Describe the properties of rational drug use in special patient groups (elderly, pregnancy and psychiatry).
Course Content The definition, principles of rational drug use, pharmacoeconomy, clinicalsamples

 



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 to course, goals, learning outcomes
2 Application ways of drugs The textbooks referenced below and course slides
3 Absorbtion, Distribution, Biotransformation, Metabolism and Secretion of Drugs The textbooks referenced below and course slides
4 Factors affecting Drug Action, Drug Interactions The textbooks referenced below and course slides
5 What is Rational Drug Use The textbooks referenced below and course slides
6 Principles of Rational Drug Use The textbooks referenced below and course slides
7 Rational Drug Use in Turkey and World The textbooks referenced below and course slides
8 Midterm Exam
9 Roles of Health Providers and Costemors in Rational Drug Use The textbooks referenced below and course slides
10 Consequences of irrational drug use The textbooks referenced below and course slides
11 Pharmacoeconomy The textbooks referenced below and course slides
12 Rational Drug Use in Special Patient Groups The textbooks referenced below and course slides
13 Rational Antibiotic Use The textbooks referenced below and course slides
14 Case Discussion The textbooks referenced below and course slides
15 Case Discussion The textbooks referenced below and course slides
16 Final

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Nafiz Akman, Özgür Sürenkök. Hidroterapi ve akuatik rehabilitasyon. Haberal Eğitim Vakfı, 2006
Suggested Readings/Materials Prof.Dr. Zeki Karagülle. Balneoloji ve Kaplıca Tıbbı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2002

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
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
5
1
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
18
    Total
80

 

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