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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK SW353 - 2 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER-
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Associate Professor Seda Attepe Özden
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) will define the roles and functions of medical social worker
2) will understand the theoretical aspects of social work practices in medical settings.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTThere is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Medical Social Work
2nd Week Role and Functions of The Social Worker in Heath care Settings
3rd Week Social Work and Chronic Diseases
4th Week Oncology Social Work and Terminal Care
5th Week The Renal Social Worker
6th Week Social Work on the Psychiatric Unit
7th Week Patch Adams film (view and discussion)
8th Week Midterm Exam
9th Week Organ Transplant Social Work
10th Week Families, Health, and Illness
11th Week Terminal Care and Social Work
12th Week Public Health and Social Work
13th Week Patient Rights
14th Week Social Action/ Working with Community World Health Organization /International concerns
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGAttepe Özden S, Özcan E. (Ed.), (2017). Tıbbi Sosyal Hizmet. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Duyan, Veli, Sağlıkta Psiko-Sosyal Boyut: Tıbbi Sosyal Hizmet, Ankara, 72TDFO Ltd.Şti. 1996.
Beder, John, Hospital Social Work, The Interface of Medicine and Caring, New York, Routledge, 2006.
Sarah Gehlert and Teri Arthur Browne, (Ed.), Handbook of Health Social Work, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Total(%)40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)60
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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