Law

Legal Medicine(MED401)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
MED401 Legal Medicine 7 2 0 0 2 2
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Sermet Koç sermetkoc@gmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective To establish methods of collaboration for Forensic Sciences, Forensic Medicine and Law
Content Week 1. Forensic Science and forensic medicine in Turkey and the practice in the World

Week 2. Scene Investigation, mass disasters and victim identification

Week 3. Death, natural and unnatural death cases

Week 4. Postmortem examination and autopsy

Week 5.Forensic traumatology- Violence and injury

Week 6. Hypoxia, etiology and consequences

Week 7. Forensic Toxicology, and other laboratory methods

Week 8. Forensic Psychiatry

Week 9. Sexual assault

Week 10. Medical law, physician liability, and medical ethics

Week 11. Domestic Violence, elderly abuse

Week 12. Child abuse

Week 13. Human Rights violations and forensic medicine

Week 14. Autopsy (exercise)
Course Learning Outcomes 1. Need of expertise for legal professionals (knowledge, skill and attitude)

2. Advantages and limitations of expertise (knowledge, skill and attitude)
3. Medicolegal expertise (knowledge, attitude)

a. Forensic pathology
b. Clinical forensic medicine
c. Forensic psychiatry
d. Forensic laboratory
Teaching and Learning Methods Oral
References 1. Adli tıp, İstanbul Tabip Odası Yayınları
2. Minesotta Autopsy Protocol, United Nations Training Series
3. İstanbul Protocol, United Nations Training Series
4. Yeni Yasalar Çerçevesinde Hekimlerin Hukuki ve Cezai sorumluluğu, Tıbbi Malpraktis ve Adli Raporların Düzenlenmesi, İ.Ü. CTF Sürekli Tıp Eğitimi Etkinlikleri Dizisi
5. Knight B, Forensic Pathology
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Forensic Science and forensic medicine in Turkey and the practice in the World
2 Scene Investigation, mass disasters and victim identification
3 Death, natural and unnatural death cases
4 Postmortem examination and autopsy
5 Forensic traumatology- Violence and injury
6 Hypoxia, etiology and consequences
7 Forensic Toxicology, and other laboratory methods
8 Forensic Psychiatry
9 Sexual assault
10 Medical law, physician liability, and medical ethics
11 Domestic Violence, elderly abuse
12 Child abuse
13 Human Rights violations and forensic medicine
14 Autopsy (exercise)
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 0 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 1 14
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 50
Total Workload / 25 2,00
Credits ECTS 2
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