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

General Information about the Course

Course Code: DNT 310
Course Title: Pathology
Course Semester: 5. Semester / Fall
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
2 0 2 2
Language of instruction: EN
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Necessary
Level of course:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Şirin Funda EREN

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: To learn the science of pathology and its function in medicine, to learn and understand the cellular and molecular changes underlying diseases
To provide knowledge of etiology and pathogenesis of certain systemic disorders
Course Objective: To understand the causes, mechanism of formation, morphological changes and clinical reflections of inflammation, immunity, cell tissue damage, hemodynamic changes and neoplasia that form the basis of their diseases. To learn the role of pathology in diagnosis
Mode of Delivery: Face to face

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) Knows how the pathology laboratory works, diagnosis methods and evaluation of the pathology report.
  2) Knows and understands medical terminology.
  3) Understands and knows the mechanisms that cause cell damage and the body's response to damage, inflammation.
  4) Knows how the immune system works and its disorders.
  5) Knows neoplasia, knows and understands the formation mechanisms.
  6) Knows and understands hemodynamic disorders.
  7) Knows the pathological factors that people are exposed to in the environment they live in and understands the damage they cause and the prevention methods.
  8) Knows the diseases, etiopathogenesis, clinic and prognosis of the oral region.
  9) Knows the common diseases of the systems, their etiopathogenesis and their systemic reflections.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) Describes the morphological changes that occur as a result of cell tissue damage.
  2) Can interpret the formation of diseases by using the concepts learned in basic pathology.
  3) Describes the morphologies of diseases seen in the oral region.
  4) Describes the morphologies of common diseases of the systems.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) Defines the concepts of basic cellular pathological processes, hemodynamic disorders and inflammation types, analyzes dental approaches.
  2) Defines the concept of neoplasia and the pathology of neoplastic diseases, analyzes dental approaches.
  3) Uses oral pathology knowledge in clinical practice.
  4) Cooperates with relevant specialties in patients with health problems that require interdisciplinary practice.

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) Introduction to Pathology
2) Cell Adaptation Mechanisms, Cell Injury and Necrosis
3) Acute Inflammation
4) Chronic Inflammation and Tissue Healing
5) Immunology; Basic principles
6) Immunopathology
7) Hemodynamic Disorders
8) Neoplasia; Definition and biology
9) Neoplasia; nomenclature, pathogenesis
10) Neoplasia; epidemiology and clinic
11) Oral Pathology; reactive and inflammatory lesions of the mucosa
12) Oral Pathology; neoplastic lesions of the mucosa
13) Oral Pathology; odontogenic cysts and tumors and pathology of the jaw bones
14) Oral Pathology; Pathology of the salivary glands
References: **Robbins Basic Pathology, Tenth Ed., 2017, Kumar V, Abbas AK, Aster JC2. **Mocan Kuzey G, Özdamar Ş, Zergeroğlu S. Temel Patoloji. Birinci baskı, İstanbul, 2007 . Güneş Kitabevleri Ltd. Şti.
**Kumar, Abbas, Aster: Robbins Basic Pathology, 10th ed. 2018

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

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Program Outcomes
1) The normal, abnormal and pathological structures and functions related to oral and dental health in detail. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
2) The basic and up-to-date knowledge required by the dentistry profession. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3) The integration of knowledge from different disciplines in the clinic phase and to put their knowledge into practice. 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 3 3
4) Applying knowledge in a holistic approach in professional practice. 3 3 3 3
5) Evaluating the accuracy, reliability and validity of the knowledge. 3 3 3 3
6) Showing a systematic approach to diagnosis. 3 3 3 3
7) Delivering optimum care for patients with correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
8) Conduct a clinical study or a project individually in the field of dentistry.
9) Take responsibility for the use of all technological tools used in dental treatment.
10) Take responsibility in planning and management of either routine applications or complex and unforeseen problems. 3 3 3
11) Participate in national and international academic studies by adopting lifelong learning, share and compare written, verbal and visual information with their colleagues. 3
12) Follow the evidence-based dentistry knowledge and use the up-to-date knowledge in professional practice within the framework of national values and country facts for the benefit of the society. 3 3 3 3
13) Use the information and communication technologies at the level required by the field of dentistry. 3 3 3 3
14) Take part and responsibilities in preventive programs at the social level, and ensure the protection and development of health by applying modern treatment methods with an approach that is patient-oriented, in line with human rights and compatible with the health economy.
15) Organize and implement social responsibility projects and activities.
16) Have proficiency in one foreign language at minimum B1 Level according to European Language Portfolio Global Scale, have written and oral communication skills and follow the developments in their field. 1
17) Apply the principle of entrepreneurship, business practices and processes with innovative technology in dentistry.
18) Are aware of the significance of ethical rules and legal responsibilities required by the profession. 3 3 3 3
19) Have knowledge about teamwork, leadership, risk management, patient safety, universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, personal development, environmental protection, occupational health and safety in the delivery and management of oral and dental healthcare services. 3 3 3 3
20) Implement the required practices in the clinic management, auxiliary personnel training, prevention methods from occupational diseases. 3 3

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. % 0
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination % 0
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 28
Laboratory 7 14
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.) 14 14
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.)
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams 7 7
Preparing for the General Exam 7 7
GENERAL EXAM (Final) 1 1
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 72
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 2