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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VHT702 Professional Ethics 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To gain general terminology and basic literature about professional ethics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL, Doç. Dr. Berfin Melikoğlu GÖLCÜ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn the basic terminology and content of professional ethics.
  2. Describe the typical problems in the field of professional ethics.
  3. Know national and international regulations and documents related to professional ethics.
  4. Has knowledge about the historical development of biomedical ethics areas.
  5. Define the main topics of biomedical ethics
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1. T.L. Beauchamp, J.F. Childress: Principles of Biomedical Ethics. Oxford University Press Inc., 2009. 6th ed.
2. P. Singer. Hayvan Özgürleşmesi. Ayrıntı Yayınları, 2005.
3. Veatch, RM. Biyoetiğin Temelleri. And Yayıncılık, 2010.
4. Rollin, B. An Introduction to Veterinary Medical Ethics: Theory And Cases, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Introduction, basic concepts and historical background Basic ethical theories Principles of biomedical ethics Ethical issues in health sciences
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction, basic concepts and historical background
2.Basic ethical theories
3.Basic ethical theories
4.Principles of biomedical ethics
5.Ethical issues in health sciences
6.Ethical issues in health sciences
7.Ethical issues in health sciences
9.National regulations in the field of professional ethics
10.National regulations in the field of professional ethics
11.International regulations in the field of professional ethics
12.International regulations in the field of professional ethics
13.Introduction of reference sources
14.Case study
15.Case study
16.Case study
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
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
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14545
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Individual Study for Quiz5525