• Course Information
  • Course Title Code Semester Laboratory+Practice (Hour) Pool Type ECTS
    Health Policy and Planning SAY308 SPRING 3+0 C 6
    Learning Outcomes
    1-Know the definition and history of planning.
    2-Explain the importance of health services planning.
    3-Know the needs and characteristics of health services.
    4-Explain the importance of demand in planning.
    5-Know and evaluate the factors affecting demand.
    6-Know the Turkish health policies.
    7-Know the planning models.
  • ActivityPercentage


    NumberTime (Hours)Total Workload (hours)
    Course Duration (Weeks x Course Hours)14342
    Classroom study (Pre-study, practice)14342
    Short-Term Exams (exam + preparation) 1011717
    Midterm exams (exam + preparation)4013030
    Laboratory 0000
    Final exam (exam + preparation) 5013535
    Other 0000
    Total Workload (hours)   166
    Total Workload (hours) / 30 (s)     5,53 ---- (6)
    ECTS Credit   6
  • Course Content
  • Week Topics Study Metarials
    1 Introduction
    2 Basic Concepts of Health Policy and Planning
    3 Factors Determining Health Policies
    4 Need and Demand Concepts
    5 Prioritization in Health Services
    6 Prioritization in Health Services
    7 Health Indicators
    8 Midterm exams
    9 Health Policy Determination Process
    10 Health Policy Implementation Process
    11 Effects of Globalization Process on Health Services
    12 Turkish Health Policies
    13 Turkish Health Reforms
    14 Planning Methods in Health Services
    15 General Evaluation
    Prerequisites -
    Language of Instruction Turkish
    Coordinator Asst. Prof. Ülkühan Bike ESEN Asst. Prof. Banuçiçek YÜCESAN Asst. Prof. Sinan BULUT
    Instructors -
    Assistants Asst. Prof. Ülkühan Bike ESEN Asst. Prof. Banuçiçek YÜCESAN Asst. Prof. Sinan BULUT
    Resources Coskun Can Aktan ve Ulvi Saran (2007). Sağlık Ekonomisi ve Sağlık Yönetimi, Aura Kitapları.
    Supplementary Book -
    Goals To teach the importance of effective planning of resources and functioning in health services.
    Content Definition and history of planning, importance of health services planning, needs and characteristics of health services, importance of demand in planning, factors affecting demand, resource evaluation and planning models.
  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Program Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
    1 Have theoretical knowledge of management, law, accounting and finance, and economics. 4
    2 Have knowledge on interpretation of components of the national and international health care systems and health policies. 5
    3 Recognize subdivisions and employees of the health care system and will have knowledge about the duties, authorities and responsibilities of the employees. -
    4 Have knowledge about social, environmental and behavioral factors related with improving the health of society and the individual. 3
    5 Implement the knowledge and skills about healthcare management in areas of management, production, human resources, finance, accounting, marketing, patient and public relations, information and technology systems. 3
    6 Use scientific methods and techniques in critical and creative thinking, decision making and problem solving for problems that arise in the management of health care. 2
    7 Analyze, evaluate and interpret data relevant with the field. 2
    8 Take responsibility as an individual and as a team member in order to solve problems which occur in healthcare management practices. -
    9 Evaluate healthcare employees` personality, cultural, and behavioral characteristics and direct toward the objectives of the organization. -
    10 Monitor developments in the field and communicate with colleagues by using foreign language. -
    11 Have the competency to use correct grammer in verbal and written communication and terminology used in health care institutions. 2
    12 Use information and communication technologies with computer software at least at the level of the European Computer Driving Licence required by the field. -
    13 Act in accordance with the legal regulations, the social, scientific, professional ethics principles of the field -
    14 Act susceptible in general health problems within in the country or around the world. Assess and review solutions. 1
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