COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
MALI 312ECONOMICS OF HEALTH3 + 06th Semester5

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective The health economics course aims at introducing students to the application of economic concepts and theories in the area of health and health care. The course is also designed to enable students understand the use of health economics in the evaluation of health services in Turkey.
Course Content Health and economy and their main definitions, health economics and historical development, demand and supply analysis,quality of life and health care services, health care expenditure, health care financing method
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Corequisite No corequisites.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
Data not found.

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration14342
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)13339
Assignments11010
Mid-terms11313
Final examination12626
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






130

5

COURSE DETAILS
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 Course TermNoInstructors
Details 2011-2012 Spring1FATİH AKÇAY
Details 2011-2012 Spring1ABDULKADİR IŞIK

Course Details
Course Code:  MALI 312 Course Title:  ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
L+P Hour : 3 + 0   Course Code : 1   Language Of Instruction: Turkish Course Semester :  2011-2012 Spring
Course Coordinator :  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FATİH AKÇAY E-Mail:  fakcay@pau.edu.tr, Phone Number :  296 2706,
Course Location Course location is not specified.
Goals : The health economics course aims at introducing students to the application of economic concepts and theories in the area of health and health care. The course is also designed to enable students understand the use of health economics in the evaluation of health services in Turkey.
Content : Health and economy and their main definitions, health economics and historical development, demand and supply analysis,quality of life and health care services, health care expenditure, health care financing method
Attendance : %
Topics
WeeksTopics
1 Introduction to Health Economics
2 Characteristics of Health Care Sercives
3 Characteristics of Health Care Market
4 Demand Analysis in Health Care Services
5 Supply Analysis in Health Care Services
6 Cost and Benefit Elements in the Health Sector
7 Quality of Life
8 Evaluation of Subjective Health
9 Importance and Content of Health Expenditures
10 Market Size of Health Expenditures
11 Development of Health Expenditures and Overall Evaluation
12 Finance of Health Services
13 An Investigation of Health Care Finance in Various Countries
14 Comparison of Alternative Financing Methods
Materials
Materials are not specified.
Resources
ResourcesResources Language
Ayşegül MUTLU, Abdülkadir IŞIK; Sağlık Ekonomisine Giriş, Ekin YayıneviTürkçe
Abdülkadir IŞIK, Sağlık Ekonomisi Terimler Sözlüğü, Ekin YayıneviTürkçe
Thomas E. Getzen, Health Economics, Temple UniversityEnglish
Course Assessment
Assesment MethodsPercentage (%)Assesment Methods Title
Final Exam60Final Exam
Midterm Exam40Midterm Exam
L+P: Lecture and Practice
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
LO: Course Learning Outcomes