Course Descriptions

First Year (First Semester) Fall Semester

Compulsory Courses

FTR 101 Introduction to Physiotherapy and Ethics (2-0-2) ECTS 2

The definition of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, professional identity, powers and responsibilities, content and development, training and the practice area of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, legal regulations, professional practices, team work, principles to be followed in deontology, ethical principles in physiotherapy and rehabilitation, communication with patients.

FTR 103 Anatomy I (4-2-5) ECTS 6

The normal anatomy and the functions of the structures that form the human being is in the course content. The first part of the course in which the basic concepts of the human anatomy are studied, is made up of the anatomical terminology, the movement system, and the nervous system.

FTR 105 Physiology I (4-0-4) ECTS 5

Medical Physiology: The physiology of the cellular system, muscular system, nervous system and circulatory system are studied.

ATA 101 History of Turkish Revolution and Ataturk’s Principles (2-0-2) ECTS 2

The objective of the course is; the concept of Revolution, the reasons behind the the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Revolution, the fragmentation of the Ottoman Empire, the country's situation during the occupation and Mustafa Kemal Pasha's reaction, the opening of the Parliament, The Great Offensive, The National Struggle in the field of Education and Culture, The Strategy of Turkish Revolution, the desired reactions against the Declaration of the Republic, the Turkish Law Reform, Economic Reforms.

TD 101 Turkish Language I (2-0-2) ECTS 2

What is language, the position and the importance of language as a social institution in national life, the language-culture relationship, the development and simplification stages of the Turkish language, the definitions of dialect and accent, essay studies, lexicology (basic vocabulary, the number of words used in the language, the death of the word), stages in the written language, expressive language disorder and sample sentence analysis, the main sound features of Turkish words, and the reading and analyzing of the works related with the world of literature and ideas.

YD 101 Foreign Language I (4-0-4) ECTS 3

The main goal is to provide the students with the basis of the foreign language. In this course, the students acquire the basic grammar of English. This course in which the education of foreign language is given in a systematic way, the fundamental elements of language teaching among which are speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills are developed. The foreign language course is given for the students to improve their English level. In this courses the students are given everyday life foreign language as well as the basis of understanding academic texts.


Elective Courses

FTR 107 Physics (2-0-2) ECTS 3

Motion, Newton's laws, Moment, Kinematics and dynamics, waves, the properties of light, electrical fields, electrical potential, current, magnetism, electromagnetism.

FTR 109 Medical Terminology (1-0-1) ECTS 2

The definition and the importance of medical terminology, the Latin pronunciation and the grammar rules, the general definition of the medical departments, the meaning and the use of components in the formation of the medical vocabulary, roots, prefixes, and suffixes, external and internal anatomy, body fluids and materials, colors and fluid, terms related with the body structure, commonly used terminology according to the systems, the terms used in laboratories, the most commonly used abbreviations in medicine. The expressive narration of the medical terms to be encountered in professional life in an alphabetical order.


FTR 111 Psychosocial Rehabilitation (2-0-2) ECTS 3

The identification of the concepts in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation, the psychological processes experienced by the patient during the rehabilitation process, the restoration of the roles in the return to the social life, the adaptation to the environment and social life, the role of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in the psychosocial rehabilitation.


FTR 113 Communication Skills (2-0-2) ECTS 2

In this course, students understand basic concepts and pattern of communication and achieve effective communication skills. The course also includes doing empathy, active listening, solving communication problems, establishing successful communication.

First Year (Second Semester) SPRING SEMESTER

Compulsory Courses

FTR 102 Anatomy II (4-2-5) ECTS 6

The second part of the course in which there are basic concepts of human anatomy; sense organs, the respiratory system, the circulatory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, the endocrine system.

FTR 104 Physiology II (4-0-4) ECTS 5

Medical Physiology: The physiology of the respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, reproductive system, endocrine system and sensory organs are studied.

ATA 102 History of Turkish Revolution and Ataturk’s Principles II (2-0-2) ECTS 2
The transition to Multi-Party System and some internal political events, Turkish Republic Foreign Policy, Turkey's geopolitical status, Introduction to Ataturk Ideology, Ataturk and the State Life, Revolution, Ataturk and Education, Ataturk’s Cultural Policy, Ataturk and his Intellectual Life, Ataturk and Economics, Religion and Secularism.

TD 102 Turkish Language II (2-0-2) ECTS 2

Turkish Language and its status among the world languages, spoken language, written language, the development history of Turkish written language, sounds and phonetics, sounds in Turkish and their merging, words and their structure, words in terms of their form structure, roots and types of prefixes and suffixes, words in terms of meaning and function, nouns, adjectives, petition, oral narrative, the analysis of some literary texts.

YD 102 Foreign Language II (4-0-4) ECTS 3

This course is a continuation of English I course and it includes introduction to pre-intermediate level of English subjects.While focusing on grammatical structures, the development of all language skills are encouraged in various ways. Exercises are done through listening, oral communication or reading comprehension skills or a combination of these.

FTR 108 Biostatistics (2-2-3) ECTS 3

The understanding of the relationship between statistics and biostatistics. The knowledge of the basic statistical concepts, distinguishing the differences between the measuring levels, distinguishing between the different types of variables, basic probability information, the knowledge of the definition of the random variables, and the creation of the frequency distribution table, the knowledge to be able to calculate the central tendency and the measurement of dispersion, the knowledge to distinguish between homogeneity and the relationship status, the knowledge of the basic concepts of hypothesis tests, one and two-sample information, distinguishing the hypothesis testing, and the knowledge of reading statistical tables.

Elective Courses

FTR 106 Basic Information Technologies and Their Usage (2-2-3) ECTS 3

Basic Information, DOS, Windows, word processing, use of database, preparing presentation, graphics applications (CAD), the use of information networks: Internet, E-Mail, www.html Programming, JAVA. Computer Organization-Algorithms-Programming languages and data structures: a programming language (Pascal / C / C + +)-UNIX Operating System and Computer Networks.

FTR 114 First Aid (1-1-2) ECTS 2

The purpose of this course is that students are taught applications in the crime scene without drugs in order to rescue of lives and prevent deterioration of the situation in the situation which endangers the life or health of people by accident, illness, etc. until health care team provides assistance

FTR110 Histology and Embriology (1-2-2) ECTS 2

Introduction to histology, the definition of histology, the stages of preparing histological equipment, fixation, dehydration, clearing, blocking, sectioning, staining, the frequently used microscope and microscopy methods in histology, the particular methods used in histology, cell, cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm , cytoplasmic inclusions, cytoskeleton , cell division, cell movement , cell death, epithelial tissue, the shape and properties of the epithelial cells, cell surface privy , epithelial types, the general biology of epithelium tissue, epithelial tissue renewal, connective tissue, basic material, fibers, cells, connective tissue types, the histophysiology of connective tissue, adipose tissue , white (unilocular) adipose tissue , brown (multilocular) adipose tissue , cartilage tissue, the general characteristics of cartilage tissue, hyaline cartilage, elastic cartilage, fibrous cartilage, the histophysiology of cartilage tissue, bone tissue, the macroscopic structure of the bone, the microscopic structure of bone, histeogenez of tissue, the growth and remodeling of bone tissue, the histophysiology of bone tissue, muscle tissue, the general characteristics of muscle tissue, skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, the regeneration of muscle tissue, nerve tissue, neurons, nerve fibers, neuroglia, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system, the histophysiology of neural tissue, the degeneration and regeneration of nerve tissue.

FTR 112 Pathology (1-0-1) ECTS 2

General pathology: Detailed in this course, are disease entities and disease processes of the following organ systems: cellular, muscular, nervous, circulatory and respiratory system.