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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
EBE209 Health Sociology 927001 2 3 2
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To establish the relationship health services and between the socio-cultural structure of the society. To improve the efficiency of health care services to improve behavior.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr.Gör.Atife Çetin
Learning Outcomes
  1. Society, recognizes the social structure.
  2. Evaluates the psychic and social aspects of the diagnosis of the disease.
  3. Knows that the traditional approach to midwifery health care applications
  4. Defines the concepts of health and disease.
  5. Know the cultural differences.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1- Cirhinlioğlu, Zafer, Sağlık Sosyolojisi, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara, 2001.
2- Kasapoğlu, M. Aytül, Sağlık Sosyolojisi, Sosyoloji Derneği Yayınları, Ankara, 1999.
3- Kaya, Kamil, Türk Toplumunun Yaşama Tarzı, Fakülte Kitabevi, Isparta, 2003.
4- Kızılçelik, Sezgin, Türkiye’nin Sağlık Sistemi, Saray Kitabevleri, İzmir, 1995.
5- Özen, Sevinç, “Sağlık ve Sosyo-kültürel Yapı Değişkenleri”, Sosyoloji Dergisi, Ege Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi Yay., Sayı. 5, İzmir, 1994.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Culture, individual and social interaction What is sociology, basic concepts in sociology, what is sociology of health, group, and organization forms of social control and social stratification Health, education, basic social institutions, the concepts of health and illness, health-illness relationship between cultural values, Transcultural midwifery Alternative medical trends, social change processes, biopsychosocial model of medicine, health care systems and health policies in Turkey and around the world, the patient and the health care worker relationship.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The definition and scope of medical sociology, objectives and disease concepts, definitions,
2.Basic concepts of sociology (social personality, social status and groups, communities, organizations, institutions, culture, social roles, social mobility, socio-cultural integration);
3.Health and social factors that affect health
4.Group and organization, forms of social control and social stratification
5.Transcultural midwifery
6.Concepts of health and disease
7.Concepts of health and disease
8.Alternative medical trends,
9.Traditional treatment approaches, and place of the social significance of
10.Midterm Exam
11.Processes of social change and its effects on the health care system
12.Processes of social change and its effects on the health care system
13.Social organization and the health-disease relationship
14.Health worker-patient relationship, its place in the social structure of these relations
15.Health systems and health policies in Turkey and worldwide
16.Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Team/Group Work150
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
Team/Group Work122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7321
Individual Study for Final Examination8324