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Surgery Services

Degree: A.D.
Duration (Years): 2
Medium of Instruction: Turkish

General Information

The vision of the program is to become a leading program in the field by training operating room technicians who are able to adapt to the changing health conditions, have problem solving and high communication skills, are well adjusted in team work, have necessary skills to use technological tools and materials, are endowed with the professional abilities, have an awareness of professional liability and attach importance to human health and ethical values.

The aim of the Surgery Services Associate Program is to bring up experienced surgical health assistants that are needed in the field of healthcare. Graduates of the program are to be able to conduct the preparations of surgical materials prior to the operations as well as using such materials during the operations, to directly participate in operation teams and are able to assist the surgeon during the operation.

Education

The program has various strengths. Some of which are as follows; the first ever Surgery Services Program to be launched in TRNC within the body of the School of Health Services and therefore, its importance in serving the purpose. Moreover, Health Sciences Faculty being established within the Eastern Mediterranean University that has a long-standing past, our university’s recently launched Medicine Faculty, expert academic staff members from Turkey visiting the department both for consulting purposes and active teaching, qualified academic staff members in the department with in-depth academic and field related knowledge, the appropriateness of the academic and physical infrastructure of the planned program, the availability of various clubs and facilities within EMU contributing to the social, cultural and sports activities and finally, the availability of an Anatomy Laboratory, occupational skill labs, various body analysis devices within the EMU Health Sciences Faculty.

Since Turkish being the medium of instruction, more than 90% of students opting for EMU come from TRNC, Turkey or other Turkish speaking countries. Therefore, the sufficient demand on the program is listed within the strengths of the program.

Facilities

The Surgery Services Program is designed in accordance with the world standards including its fully-equipped labs for assessment and evaluation services and, advanced level technological devices and equipment. The large-scale rooms dedicated for labs are designed to serve around 40-50 students at once, providing students the opportunity to easily work together. Computer labs with adequate level internet support are available within our university. EMU library is equipped with all the necessary tools and materials regarding education and research. Moreover, our university offers students a wide range of recreational opportunities that they can benefit from various social, cultural and sports activities during their free time.

Contact Information

Tel: +90 392 630 2172
Fax: +90 392 365 3940
E-mail: sbf@emu.edu.tr
Web: http://sbf.emu.edu.tr

Degree: A.D.
Duration (Years): 2
Medium of Instruction: Turkish

Curriculum

Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS
Semester 1
AMLH111 Operating Room Techonology
Clean air technology, lightening of operating room, gas system technology, how should be an ideal operating room? Surgery scissors technology, cauteries, vacuums and aspirators, monitors and other machines, properties of surgery instruments, the care and the cleaning of the surgery instruments, properties of a basic set, speacial sets, sutures, drains, orthesis and prosthesis.
1 3 3 - -
AMLH113 Surgical Diseases Knowledge - I
Historical development process of surgery, early and late complications of general postoporetive, wound types and healing process, operations of heart surgery, speacial equipments and order of operating room, thoracic surgical operations and urgent surgery applications, plastic and reconstructive surgery, speacial equipment for brain surgery, speacial surgery techniques, specialities of child surgery, specialities of gynaecologic surgery and vaginal delivery, otorhinolaryngologic diseases and surgery, eye diseases and surgery.
1 5 5 - -
FZTR151 Introduction to Anatomy
Bu ders; öğrencilerin, insan anatomisini ve fizyolojisini, vücut sistemlerini ve fonksiyonlarını öğrenmesini amaçlamaktır. Dersin kapsamında; kemikler, eklemler, kaslar, sistemler, organizmanın bölümleri (hücre-doku-organ-sistem), görevleri ve bu bölümler arasındaki iletişim incelenmektedir.
1 3 2 2 -
FZTR152 Introduction to Physiology
Parts of the organism (cell-tissue-organ-system), their tasks and communication between these sections are examined. In the content of course, cell physiology, nerve, muscle, blood physiology and the physiology of the central nervous system ana physiology of respiratory and circulatory systems.
1 2 2 - -
FZTR153 Check Microbiology
Basic microbiology and parasitology. History of microbiology, basic features of microorganisms, nutrition of microorganisms, reproduction, microbiology of special environment, normal microbe flora of human body, host-parasite relations, spreading ways of microorganisms, basic immune system, sterilization, methods of disinfection.
1 2 2 2 -
ITEC115 Introduction to Computers
The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components. Students document on the computer using office programs, spreadsheets, and presentations that are necessary to prepare is to provide basic knowledge and skills.
1 3 2 2 -
Semester 2
AMLH114 Operating Room Applications
Required equipment for operating room, properties of surgical set, speacial equipments and special sets, preparation of surgical table, hand washing, sterilized shirt, proper use of gloves and masks, cleaning of the patient and closing the wound at the end of the surgery, counting the equipment in the surgery, the importance of records and documentation, cleanliness of the equipment in surgery and sterilizing them, the process and the organization of the sterilization unit.
2 4 3 2 -
AMLH116 Surgical Diseases Knowledge - II
Historical development process of surgery, early and late complications of general postoporetive, wound types and healing process, operations of heart surgery, speacial equipments and order of operating room, thoracic surgical operations and urgent surgery applications, plastic and reconstructive surgery, speacial equipment for brain surgery, speacial surgery techniques, specialities of child surgery, specialities of gynaecologic surgery and vaginal delivery, otorhinolaryngologic diseases and surgery, eye diseases and surgery.
2 5 5 - -
AMLH118 Sterilization
Identifying the infection and removing with sterilization techniques, history of microbiology, germs, basic properties of microorganisms, nutrition of microorganisms, production of microorganisms, microbiology of special environments, normal germ flora of human body, host-parasite relations, transmission of microorganisms, basic immune system, disinfectioning methods. Asepsis- antisepsis, properties of sterilization unit, disinfection, sterilizators, units for washing and preparing the equipment, safety tests and sterilization, documentation, encoding the sets and documentation, preparation and sterilization of surgical (metal) equipment, sterilization of plastic equipment, storing and keeping the sterilized equipment
2 3 3 - -
FZTR223 Health Concepts and Terminology
Basic medical terms and concepts. In addition, it will be given information about diseases and the system of their international classification, the basic elements that make up medical terms, roots, prefixes, suffixes and the concepts related to health and disease.
2 2 2 - -
FZTR160 Communication in Health Centers
Communication theories and concepts, therapeutic communication, facilitating and preventing situations in therapeutic communication, fasilitation skills, critical thinking and problem solving, Professional communication in health care teami communication in group and family, conflict and conflict management, use of communication in health education , conflict issues within the team.
2 2 2 - -
HIST280 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi 2 2 2 - -
Semester 3
AMLH200 Summer Practices - I
Practical application at health institutions? and hospitals? operating room units for 20 working day.
3 No-Credit - - -
AMLH211 Introduction to Anesthesia 3 3 2 2 -
AMLH215 Surgical Diseases Knowledge - III
Contamination sources of operating room, legal problems of operating room, patient safety and the imortance of ethical issues, preparation of operating room, surgical equipments and their arrangement on the table, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery, a positions, preparing the patient and covering up techniques, medical dressing types and techniques, surgical sutures, injections, incision areas and wound closing, articles and researches.
3 5 5 - -
HMSR163 Basic First Aid
lnitial care for an illness or injury, definition of first aid, it’s importance and principles, first aid kit, bleedings, shock and varieties, injuries, CPR ( cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), extraneous aspiration, fractures, dislocations and subluxations, burnings, exposure to hot and cold, intoxication, first aid in medical conditions, geriatric emergencies and first aid.
3 2 2 - -
ENGL161 Basic English I
ENGL161 is the first semester, first year English language course offered to all students studying in a 2-year Turkish Medium Program at the university. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to halfway towards A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
3 3 3 1 -
UE01 University Elective - I 3 3 3 - -
AE01 Area Elective I 3 3 3 - -
Semester 4
AMLH212 Clinical Practice
Surgical equipment of operating rooms, patient transfer and preparation to the operating room, positioning the patient on the operation table, preparing the operating table and equipment for positioning, proper application of surgical wash, counting the operation instruments before and after the operation, caring, cleaning and packing of the operation instruments, evaluating the cleaning and disinfectioning of the operating room after operation.
4 6 - - 12
FZTR206 Medical Documentation
This course is to acquaint the students with documents, documentation, medical documentation, history of medical documentation, archives and hospital archives
4 2 2 - -
SGBL105 Deontology and Ethics in Health Sciences
Concept of ethics, principles of ethics, types of ethics, quality standards, ethical problems in business, ethics and patient complaints, evaluation of the defective services that occur within tourism sector are defined within the course.
4 2 2 - -
ENGL162 Basic English II
ENGL162 is the second semester, first-year English language course offered to all students studying in a 2-year Turkish Medium Program. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in academic settings.
4 3 3 1 -
UE02 University Elective - II 4 3 3 - -
AE02 Area Elective II 4 2 3 - -