SABE 551 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Foundations of Research and Ethics in Health Sciences
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SABE 551
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Understand the definition, structure and methodology of science and the scope of health science; comprehend ethics with a wide perspective, and acquire significant concepts, information and skills to consolidate the foundations of health science research.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define science and parameters of scicence
  • Discuss Health Science Ethics and Medical Ethics
  • Define the basic concepts in biostatistical methods
  • Be able to perform SPSS applications
  • Be able to identify and reach fundamental data bases
  • Name the basic scientific paper types and read a scientific paper effectively
  • Write a review article
Course Content

 



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. What is Science? What is Scientific Research? Short History of Scientific Philosophy. Contribution of Turkey to Health Sciences. http://www.felsefenedir.com/bilim-felsefesi/ Other related websites and articles should be searched
2 Types of scientific research; Scientific research steps; Scientific methodology; Group Work Ogden, T & & Goldberg, IA, Ed. Research Proposals, Third Edition: A Guide to Success 3rd Edition Bölüm 2 (s. 21-28) ve Bölüm 3, s. 29-44.
3 Qualitative Research/ Experimental Research Sığrı, Ünsal. Beta Yayımları 2018: Chapter: Introduction to Qualitative Research.
4 Ethical Evaluation in health and medical ethics; National and international by-laws in ethics. Application to an Ethical Committee. By-Laws should be searched from web-sites. J. Runzheimer, L. J. Larsen, Medical Ethics For D. ummies, John WileySons, 2011, 1-349
5 Publication Ethics KANSU, E. Bilim Etiği Sempozyumu TÜBA 14-15 Aralık, 2007. Students are expected to make discussions in the light of what they have read
6 How to Apply to an Ethical Committee? An example of an Application An application needs to be prepared in the light of what the student has searched in the web-sites. The Presentation should be handed-in.
7 Introduction to Statistics Data recording (SPSS application) Data Control (SPSS application) Present quantitative data with descriptive statistics (SPSS application) Özdemir O. Medikal İstatistik. Istanbul Medikal Yayıncılık. 2006. p47-82
8 Present nominal data with descriptive statistics (SPSS application) Present nominal data with tables and graphics (SPSS application) Özdemir O. Medikal İstatistik. Istanbul Medikal Yayıncılık. 2006. p47-82
9 Mid-Term Presentations: Scientific Research Methodology
10 Presentation of quantitative data with tables and graphics (SPSS application) Özdemir O. Medikal İstatistik. Istanbul Medikal Yayıncılık. 2006. p61-82
11 Basic concepts in statistics (hypothesis test, p value, risk, confidence interval) SPSS application(test of qi-squares) Özdemir O. Medikal İstatistik. Istanbul Medikal Yayıncılık. 2006. p.107-114, p177-212
12 Pearson/Spearman’s correlation test, distribution diagramme (Excel application) Özdemir O. Medikal İstatistik. Istanbul Medikal Yayıncılık. 2006. p.213-227.
13 What is scientific data? What are scientific data bases? How does one search? Gosling P & Noordam B. Mastering your PhD. Springer 2006. Bölüm 10 (s. 75-79).
14 Types of Scientific Articles-reading a scientific article How to Write a Review Article? Evaluation of a review article in health sciences Different types of articles should be searched and brought to class
15 Review of the course
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., & Tight, M. (2010). How to research. (4th ed.). Open University Press. Maidenhead, Berkshire, England,

Cryer P. (2006). The Research Student’s Guide to Success 

Arthur, J. (2004). A concise guide to college success: carpe diem. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

Andrews, A. (2003). Research questions. London: Continuum

Booth, W. C., Colomb, G. G., & Williams, J. M. (2003). The craft of research. (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Orna E, Stevens G (2009). Managing Information for Research

Oglen TE, Goldberg IA. Research Proposal: A Guide to Success, internetteki ilgili siteler

Bonnetta L (2005) (Ed) Making The Right Movements: A practical guide to scientific management for postdocs and new faculty,  Howard Hughes Medical Institute,

J. Runzheimer, L. J. Larsen, Medical Ethics For Dummies, John WileySons, 2011

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

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

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
40
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
1
10
Midterms
1
30
Final Exam
1
45
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To possess theoretical and practical knowledge on Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare at the Master's Level

2

To be able to integrate and produce new knowledge by integrating the knowledge in Quality and patient Safety in Healthcare with knowledge from different disciplines

3

 To be able to solve problems encountered in Quality and Patient Safety  in Healthcare using research methods

4

To be able to carry-out  and lead an application  on Quality and Patient Care in Health independently

5

 To be  able to evaluate with a critical perspective  and guide learning of knowledge and skills at Master's degree in Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare

6

To be able to communicate the current developments and one's own studies in the field of Quality and Patient Safety   in written, oral, visual and electronic media  to groups within and outside the field

7

To be   able to carry out projects in the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare within the framework of scientific and professional legal responsibilities

8

 To possess social, scientific and ethical values in the literature search, evaluation, dissemination and application steps in the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare

9

 To prepare and  carry out a term project, conforming to the related criteria, in the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare.

10

To be able to ollow scientific progress in  the field of Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare, evaluate knowledge with evidence-based and critical perspective, and demonstrate life-long learning attitude with these principles

11

To be able to  perform self-evaluation and plan his/her career

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