Department of Health Management


ENG 101  Academic Skills in English I

This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.

TURK 100  Turkish

Students will be taught how to use the written and verbal communication tools accurately and efficiently in this course. Various types of verbal and written statements will be examined through a critical point of view by doing exercises on understanding, telling, reading, and writing. Punctuation and spelling rules, which are basis of written statement, will be taught and accurate usage of these rules for efficient and strong expression will be provided. As for verbal statement, students will be taught how to use the body language, use accent and intonation elaborately, and use presentation techniques.

SFL 1013  Second Foreign Languages I

POOL 004  GEC- Social Sciences B: Humanities and Social Sciences

HIM 101   Fundamentals of Healthcare Management

The course includes the theories and approaches to management of health institutions.

HIM 103  Fundemantals of Natural Sciences

This course comprises of the scientific thinking approach to the encountered problems and the fundamental principles of life.

IUE 100  Orientation and Career Planning

The course will help students recognize the skills needed for university life and their career goals. These skills include self-awareness, goal setting, time management, effective communication, mindfulness and analytical thinking. The course will also raise students’ awareness on problems such as addiction and bullying.

HIM 102  Health and Society: Epidemiology

The course will basically structured around two main concepts and individual health and society health. The course content design to teach the basic concepts of creating and sustaining healthy societies.

ECON 140  Introduction to Health Economics

The course provides an economic approach to the analysis of health and medical care markets. Topics covered include the production of health, the production and consumption of medical care, the relationship between health and wealth, the health workforce and the training of health professionals, social insurance and the organization of health insurance markets.

ENG 102  Academic Skills in English II

ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. ENG 102 focuses on the cognitive skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students' academic listening skills will be improved by listening to important / relevant information from lectures or discussions and reading skills by reading recent academic texts and then using this information to create an output task. Speaking focuses on giving presentations and students get prepared to express their ideas and opinions by speaking persuasively and coherently. The writing component is a consolidation of the speaking activities.

SFL 1024  Second Foreign Languages II

HIST 100  Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution

This course provides a general information of the events from the end of the 19. century until the end of the Turkish War of Independence and the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 and the following period until 1990’s.

POOL 005  GEC- Social Sciences C: Arts and Communication

PSY 101  Introduction to Psychology I

This course examines the basic theoretical and applied fields of psychology, research methods, evolutionary bases of behavior, perception center in the human brain, learning mechanism and cognitive processes.

MATH 150  Research Methods and Biostatistics

The course content is designed in twofold. In the first part the theoretical background of statistical analysis will be discussed. In the second part of the semester, demographic distribution, public health and the analysis and grouping of thee data in the healthcare sector will be discussed with examples.

SFL 201  Second Foreign Languages III

HIM 203  Medical Terminology

Terminology, pre-and suffixes. Blood Diseases Terminology. Diagnostic Terminology. Respiratory System Terminology. Motion System Terminology. Cardiovascular System Terminology. Urinary and Reproductive System Terminology. Gastro-Intestinal System Terminology. Eye and ENT Terminology. Endocrine System Terminology. Nervous System and Psychiatric Terminology.

HIM 205  Drugs and Society

The course covers history and principles of pharmacology, drug use and abuse in modern society

HIM 204   Human Resource Management for Healthcare Institutions

The course will cover the subjects about the evaluation of human resource management, the management of human in health institutions, planing of work force, training and other employee related subjects.

HIM 202  Marketing Management in Healtcare Institutions

This course consists of detailed investigations of the topics of the basic concepts of marketing, marketing environment, consumer behavior, segmentation, targeting, positioning, product development, pricing, place and promotion strategies. P.S. All academic work undertaken at Izmir University of Economics is subject to the “Universities’ Academic Honesty Codes and Regulations”. For details, please see: http://isl.ieu.edu.tr/en/akademik-durustluk

SFL 202  Second Foreign Languages IV

HIM 206  Regulations of Turkish Healthcare System and Comperative Healthcare Systems

The objective of this course is examination and comparison of health systems in Turkey and in the world. Information about how and where these comparisons can be utilized will be given to the students.

HIM 305   Public Relations in Healthcare Instituitons

Course description should include a brief description of course focus and aims.

HIM 303  Operations Management For Healthcare Institutions

The main emphasis of the course is given on the topics: Production systems, Operations management functions, production planning, inventory management, design of goods and services, process and product strategies, capacity planning, location analysis, and layout strategies.

HIM 301  Financial Management for Healthcare Institutions

This course is the first course of a twocourse sequence dealing with business finance. Topics covered are: introduction to finance, finance environment and participants in this environment, what the business finance deals with, financial statements and analysis, cash budgeting, time value of money and risk and return.

HIM 306  Accounting For Healthcare Institutions

This course is designed as an introductory accounting course in which the aim is to initiate the students in the use and preparation of financial statements.As aspiring managers,the students need to recognize the need for accounting principles,procedures and the financial statements in decision making process of companies. In doing so, the topics covered include the basic accounting principles, recording process and tools to prepare and analysis of the financial statements.

HIM 304  Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Healthcare Organizations

Important elements covered in the course but not limited to include the following:\n- Basic concepts of strategic management\n- Concepts of strategic logistics & supply chain management \n- Strategy formulation in logistics and supply chain management \n- Strategy deployment and implementation in logistics and supply chain management\n- Differentiation through supply chain strategies\n- Customer service strategy in logistics and supply chain management \n- Competitive strategies in supply chains \n- Strategy debate in logistics and supply chain management\n- Distribution channel strategies in global markets.

BA 311  Management Information Systems

The main emphasis of the course is given on the topics: Information concept, transition process into the information society, and its contributions on businesses, applications of computer-aided information systems in businesses, selection, improvement, and installment of Management Information. Moreover, the uses of the software applications such as MS Excel and MS Access are demonstrated.

ENG 310  Essential Speaking Skills in English

ENG 310 is a compulsory course for third year students and is designed to enable them to speak more effectively while expressing themselves in a variety of areas, such as business related and academic related topics. These areas range from participating in discusiions to presenting information in the form of short presentations, known as Pecha Kuchas. Students will also take part in role plays and formal debates.

ENG 410  English for Career Development

This course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge that they will need when they start their professional lives. The course simulates all stages of the job application process, including topics like finding job openings, CVs, job application forms, cover letters, job interviews, and following up, as well as handling job offers and rejection.

ST 304  Summer Training (4 weeks)

Internship, covers field experience at any work place for 3 weeks. Students should follow the instructions stated in IUE Internship Guide in order to successfully complete their internships.

POOL 006  GEC- Social Awareness and Ethics

HIM 401  Field Study

Field Study covers field experience at any work place (public or private).

HIM 404  Healthcare Tourism

Covers health tourism, medical tourism, thermal tourism, Spa and Wellness applications and elderly age and disability tourism. Health tourism course handles subjects about applications of tourism businesses that operate on this field for protecting health or travels for treatment

HIM 402  Healthcare Politics and Planning

In this course, with an emphasis on the concept of health policy and planning, necessary information will be given about health policy determination and implementation process and planning methods.

POOL 007  GEC-Innovation and Entreprenuership

Elective Courses

HIM 140  Ethical Decision Making

This course is designed as an introduction to moral philosophy through a number of central issues. The main aim of the course, therefore, is to introduce students with major theories, thinkers and concepts of ethics. Successful students will be able to apply these concepts and theories to controversial moral issues as well as to their personal, everyday life in a reflective manner.

HIM 310  Community Oriented Primary Care

The course includes COPC approach to tackle social/health problems.

HIM 350  Public Health

Trough out the semester the course will cover subjects such as, the definition of health, the relation between health and society, the determinants health in society, the national and international arrangement made to protect and develop health in society.

HIM 360  Ethics in Healthcare Management

The course will be covered in two halves. In the first half, it will cover the content of law in healthcare management and in the second half it will cover the details about ethics in healthcare management.

HIM 370  Total Quality Management in Healthcare Institutions

The content of the course holds subjects such as, tools and techniques of TQM, management and planning tools, basic concepts of statistics, control charts for variables and sampling systems

HIM 380  Healthcare Physcology

The aim of this course is to introduce the basic concepts of health psychology which includes illness, adaptation to illness, health related quality of life, health behaviors and basic research methods that widely applied in health psychology.

HIM 390  Healthcare Sociology

HIM 400  Decision Making in Healthcare Institutions

The course includes the courses like production systems for hospitals, functions of production, planning, stock control, product and service planning, decision making techniques and capacity planning.

HIM 410  Health Insurance in Healthcare Institutions

The course will cover the subjects such as, Social security system and health care system an overall framework in terms of health insurance, social security system, health system, health services, features, health expenditure, health care financing, The history of health care and health insurance, health insurance, reasons for the emergence of it, Impact on Supply and Demand of Health Insurance and Social Security and Health Insurance in Turkey.

HIM 420  Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Institutions

The content of the course will cover the recent and contemporary topics in management of health institutions. The course will include recent topics in healthcare sector such as communication in global environment, managing entrepreneurship in health and others.

HIM 430  Economic Analysis in Healthcare Institutions

Cost of illness, health economics evaulation

HIM 432  Occupational Health and Safety Law

Importance of occupational health and safety within the scope of basic and social human rights, international and national legislation, main concepts and the obligations of social parties on occupational health and safety, main topics of occupational health and safety in health care sector.

HIM 440  Work and Social Security Law

HIM 444  Leadership in Healthcare Institutions

The purpose of this course is to teach students about the various ways to demonstrate leadership effectively in health institutions. Traditional approaches will be highlighted, as well as more emerging approaches, such as transformational and value-based leadership. Moreover, leadership will be considered in a global health context.

HIM 450  Elderly Care Management

HIM 460  Customer Relations in Healthcare Institution

This course includes the topics of; Development of customer relations, Definitions of basic topics of customer relations, New dimensions of customer relations, Total quality management in customer relations, Creating value for customers, Communication with customers, Service delivery for customers, Measurement of customer satisfaction, Customer focused organzational culture.

HIM 470  Healthcare Management During Crisis

External and internal disasters and emergencies may emerge in hospitals and/or have effects on hospitals are examined In the course. Moreover, the methods, technics, tools for preparedness for disaster and emergencies , responding to disasters and emergencies and post- disaster/emergency assessment and resilience are analyzed based on literature and best practices.

HIM 480  Health and Life

1-Under the topics of physical, social, environmental and mental health, major health problems concerning most of the world’s population with their acute and/or chronic effects are evaluated throughout this course. 2-The course content is designed to give students a theoretical background about leading a healthy life.

HIM 490  Environment Health


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