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Course Code: 
FHS 301
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
2
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
It introduces the fundamental principles of research methodology and explain how these principles are applied for conducting research in the health sciences. And to demonstrate how evidence produced through research is applied to solving problems in everday health care. These informations can be used during the acedemic career.
Course Content: 

To gain the necessary knowledge and skills to do research.

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Question-answer 3. Discussion 4. Labratory study 5. Field work 6. Clinical practice 7. Projects 8. Assesment/survey 9. Role playing 10. Demonstration 11. Brain storming 12. Home work
Course Evaluation Methods: 
1. Midterm 2. Final exam 3. Labratory work assessment 4. Project study evaluation 5. Field work evaluation 6. Clinical practice evaluation 7.Assignment/reports evaluation 8. Seminary evaluation 9. Learning diary

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Course Learning Outcomes

 Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Learns fundamental principles of research methodology.

1,2,6,8

1,2,3

1,2,12

2) Explains the evaluation of the individual based labile factors such as age, sex, physical activity status.

1,2,8

1,2,3

1,2,12

3) Gets needed information to compose control groups and proper study at making a research plan.

1,2,8

1,2,3

1,2,12

4) Knows the access routes of data and information source and uses them while conducting a research. 

1,2,8

1,2,3

1,2,12

5) Knows the steps such as study design, using copmuter analysis, measurement of variables.

1,2,8

1,2,3

1,2,12

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction To Research Methodology

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2

Evidence Based Data, Information, Knowledge

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3

Observational Studies

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4

Experimental Studies

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5

Errors And Bias In Health Studies

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6

Cross-Sectional Studies

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7

Midterm

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8

Case-Control Studies

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9

Cohort Studies

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10

Causality

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11

Qualitative Research

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12

Preparation  Of The Research Protocols

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13

Questionnaire Design

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14

Questionnaire Design

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15

General Overview

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Instructurer’s Lecture Notes

Additional Resources

  1. Sağlık Araştırmaları İçin Temel İstatistik, Dr. Murat Hayran, Dr. Mutlu Hayran, Med-Litera Tıbbi Yazım, Yeni Baskı, 2018.
  2. Sağlık Bilimlerinde Araştırma ve İstatistik Yöntemler, Prof. Dr. Osman Hayran, Prof. Dr. Hanefi Özbek, SPSS Uygulama Örnekleri İle Genişletilmiş İkinci Baskı), 2018.
  3. Clinical Epidemiology, The Essentials, Fifth Edition, 2014, Robert H. Fletcher et al.
  4. Medikal İstatistik, Doç. Dr. Oktay Özdemir, İstanbul Medikal Yayıncılık, 2006.
 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Lecture Notes

Assignments

 

Exams

Quizzes, Midterm, Final

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

80

Quizzes

2

15

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Gain basic, theoretical, practical knowledge, skills and attitudes in line with the reflections of developments in science, technology and health to nursing.

 

 

 

 

X

2

Collects data using a holistic approach according to the health needs of an individual, family or society, determine nursing diagnosis, applies current and evidence-based interventions, evaluates the outcomes and keeps necessary records.

 

 

 

 

X

3

Takes an active role and leads the health team in providing and developing safe, cost effective and high quality health care.

 

 

 

 

4

Implements necessary interventions for health promotion, protection, improvement and increasing the quality of life practices while respecting human rights and dignity.

 

 

 

 

5

Advocates for individuals, family, society and nursing profession by acting in accordance with professional values, ethical principles and relevant legislation.

 

 

 

 

6

Gains the ability of verbal and written communication, writing reports and presentations by using the native and foreign languages effectively.

 

 

 

 

7

With the awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning, gains the ability to follow innovative and creative developments in science and technology in health care and to develop tehmselves continuously.

 

 

 

 

X

8

Knows the research and publication process for the production of scientific knowledge specific to nursing, takes part in research, uses and shares the results of researches.

 

 

 

 

9

Utilize critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills in their professional practice.

 

 

 

 

10

Are sensitive to social and professional problems, set an example to colleagues and society with professional behavior.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

2

30

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

15

2

30

Mid-term/s

1

1

1

Quiz

1

0,5

0,5

Assignment

-

-

-

Final

1

1

1

Total Work Load

 

 

62,5

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

2,5

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3