Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
TGT2013 Patient Rights Spring 2 0 2 3
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor FIRAT KARA
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor FIRAT KARA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: Students are taught patient rights and aims of it.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students passing this lesson successfully;

1- Explain aims, scope, resources and history of patient rights.
2- Indicate development of patient rights in Turkey and the World by his/her own words.

Course Content

This lesson contains definition, aims, scope and resources of patient rights.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Patients' Rights in the World I (Lisbon Declaration)
2) Patients' Rights in the World II (Amsterdam Declaration)
3) Bioethics Convention
4) Development of the Concept of Patient Rights in Turkey I
5) Development of the Concept of Patient Rights in Turkey II
6) Right to Information about Health Status
7) Right to Benefit from Health Services
9) Obtaining Consent of the Patient I
10) Obtaining Consent of the Patient II
11) Patient's Right to Privacy
12) Protection of Patient Rights
13) Other Rights and Obligations of Patients, Liability and Legal Protection Ways
14) Case study on Patient Rights


Course Notes / Textbooks: Weekly distributed by the course lecturer.
References: 1- Hasta Hakları : Uluslararası Bildirgeler ve Tıp Etiği Çerçevesinde, Gürkan Sert, 2004

2- Özlü Tevfik, Hasta Hakları: Kuramsal Metinler, Felsefi Arka Plan ve Örnek Olgularla "Hakkınız Var Çünkü Hastasınız", Timaş Yayınları, 2004.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 2 26
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 71

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.