Course Information
Course Title Code Year 1. Semester T + P 2. Semester T + P ECTS
General surgery TIPGCER 4 0 + 0 0 + 0 12

Prerequisites To be a 4th grade student at the faculty of medicine

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Prof. MUSTAFA CÖMERT
Goals To inform about the evaluation of the patient by means of history, physical examination and adjunct laboratory tests together with practical patient evaluation. To review the anatomy, physiology and embryology of the organ systems within surgical perspective and to teach the surgical diseases and disorders of these systems. To teach signs and symptoms of the diseases, how to interpret test results and treatment options. To inform about surgical emergencies and tretment algorithms of these diseases. To examine the pharmacologic features of routinely applied drugs in general surgery.
Contents Patient evaluation and management, The inflammatory and neoplastic diseases of breast-endocrine, hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal systems. The reasons, differential diagnosis and treatment of surgical acute abdominal diseases. The effects of trauma on body, the mechanisms of traumatic injury, and the management of trauma patient
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 1.They will be able to take patient history
2 They will be able to perform patient physical examination.
3 They will be able to choice appropriate diagnostic test, and evaluate their results
4 They will be able to diagnose emergent surgical conditions.
5 They will be able to discuss surgical emergency patient management
6 They will be able to describe Functional, enflamatory / neoplastic disorders of Breast-endocrine, hepatobilliary and gastrointestinal system
7 They will be able to describe differential diagnosis and complications of breast-endocrine hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal systemic and functional disease
8 They will be able to discuss treatment options of breast-endocrine hepatobilliary and gastrointestinal systemic and functional disease.
9 They will be able to discuss management of trauma patient

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lectures and Practice
Assessment Methods Pratical and theoretical exams

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to the Surgery & Ethics in Surgery, History & Principles of Surgery, Medical History & Physical Examination, Fluid and electrolyte balance in surgical patient, Acid-base balance in surgical patient, Shock, Septic Shock Study form related sources
2 Principles of Asepsia & Antisepsis, Haemostasis&Surgical Bleeding &Transfusion, Acute Abdomen, Insicions & Surgical Stitch Materials, Wound Healing & Vound Care, Preoperative Evaluation & Postoperative Management,First aid and management of multitrauma patient- Surgical triage Study form related sources
3 Surgical monitorization, Surgical infections & Antibiotic Use in Surgery, Endocrine and metabolic response to trauma, Diseases of the appendix, Abdominal Wall Hernias, Hiatus Hernia & Gastro esophageal reflu, Surgical Diseases of the Abdominal Wall, Omentum & Retroperitoneum, Surgical Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous tissue Study form related sources
4 Benign Diseases of the Stomach& Duodenum, Peripherial Arterial Disease, Mesenteric Vascular Diseases, Venous & lymphatic diseases, Peritonitis & İntraabdominal İnfections, Portal Hypertension, Ultrasound for Surgeons & Surgical Endoscopy, Study form related sources
5 Principles of Oncology, Small Bowell diseases, Diseases of Colon & Rectum, Ano-rectal Diseases, İntestinal obstruction & İleus, Diseases of the Gallbladder, Diseases of the Biliary Tract Study form related sources
6 Diseases of the Thyroid, Diseases of the Breast, Periampullary Tumors, Diseases of the Esophagus, Diseases of the Pancreas, Nutritional support in surgical patient, Adrenal Diseases Study form related sources
7 Gastric Tumours, Benign Diseases of the Liver, Tumours of the Liver, Diseases of the Spleen, Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland, Transplantation, Burns & cold injuries Study form related sources
8 Radiology in General Surgery, Surgical Complications, Emerging Technology in Surgery, Bleeding of the Upper GIT, Bleeding of the Lower GIT, Clinical Pharmacology, Morbid obesity and metabolic surgery Study form related sources

Textbook 1-Brunicardi FC, Andersen DK,Billiar TR,Dunn DL, Hunter JG,Matthews JB, Pollock RE. Schwrtz's Principles of Surgery,2010,9th ed.Mc Graw Hill Medical,İnternational edition 2-Townsend CM,Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL, Sabiton Textbook of Surgery,2008, 18th ed. Saunders-Elsevier, International edition.
Additional Resources 1-Lecture Notes 2- Sözen T (Ed), Klinik Tanıda ilk Adım, Hikaye Alma ve Fizik Muayene, Hacettepe Universitesi Yayınları, 2003, Ankara

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
Practice 1 100
In-Term Total 2 200
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students have advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by textbooks including basic and up to date information in the field of health, application tools, and multimedia education materials and other resources. x
2 The students have the ability to assess the nature, resource, limits, accuracy, reliability, and validity of the knowledge. x
3 The students have the ability to discover the scientific knowledge in the field of health, review the current literature, evaluation and apply the knowledge . x
4 Using the advanced level of knowledge and skills acquired in the field, the students commentate and evaluate the scientifically proven data, identify issues, analyze, develop solutions by considering professional and ethical values which are based on research and evidence, share the knowledge, make teamwork. x
5 The students use the information technologies related to the field of health and research. x
6 Using the advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the field, the students make health education aimed at individual, family and community. x
7 The students propose solutions for the issues that are specific to the field in the light of scientific data and evidence. x
8 Using the advanced level of knowledge related to the field of health, the students carry out a study independently and take responsibility as a group member in cooperation with the other occupational groups within this discipline. x
9 The students take responsibility as individuals and a group member to solve the unpredictable and complex issues encountered in the applications related to the field of health. x
10 The students plan the activities directed for the development of the people who work under his responsibility within the framework of a project , conduct it and evaluate the process by monitoring. x
11 The students fulfill the responsibility of creating scientific knowledge that is specific to his field, make a research at the descriptive level. x
12 The students evaluate the advanced level of knowledge and skills acquired in the field of health with a critical approach. x
13 The students determine the learning objectives and show that they have learned how to learn. x
14 The students determine the learning resources, access to the resources effectively and quickly. x
15 The students show that they have adopted the lifelong learning, they are open to development and continue this behavior. x
16 The students deduce the ways to access knowledge and apply. x
17 The students inform the relevant persons and institutions for the issues related to health, express their ideas and solutions to problems in written or oral, listen to the thoughts, desires and expectations of relevant persons and institutions. x
18 The students share their thoughts and solutions for the issues related to the field of health with the people who are specialists, and also not specialists with the support of quantitative and qualitative data as an active member within a group work. x
19 The students organize projects and activities in cooperation with the other occupational groups for the social environment in which they live with the awareness of social responsibility and apply these. x
20 The students follow the knowledge in their fields by using at least one foreign language on the level of B1 according to the Common European Framework and communicate with the colleagues. x
21 The students use the information and communication technologies along with the computer software at a required level of the field and at least at the level of the European Computer Driving License. x
22 The students monitor and evaluate the events and developments on the agenda of world and society in the field of health. x
23 The students communicate effectively in oral and written. x
24 The students have the knowledge and skill of intercultural communication. x
25 The students document their occupational activities and applications efficiently and securely and keep records accurately. x
26 The students collect data related to the field of health, interpret, carry out and cooperate with the people from the relevant disciplines in stage of announcement of the results and act in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values. x
27 The students act in accordance with quality management and its processes and get involved in these processes. x
28 The students have conscious about the issues of individual and public health, environmental protection and occupational safety including the issues of babies and children, and implement. x
29 As individuals,students act in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, legislation that are about duties, rights and the rules of professional ethics. x
30 The students set an example for their colleagues and the community with their professional identities. x
31 The students are able to understand the structure, physiological functions and behaviours of a healthy and/or sick individual; the health of an individual and the relationship between his physical and social environment. x
32 The students participate in-house, local, national and international trainings after graduation; credit and document them. x
33 The students know the importance of ethical principles and ethics committees in the areas of education- application and research for individuals and society. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 73 1 73
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 40 4 160
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 20 1 20
Laboratory 30 4 120
Total Work Load (h) 373
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 12.43
ECTS Credit of the Course 12