Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
General Description

Recep Tayyip Erdogan University School of Health Services of the Ministry of Health in 1992, the "School Health Services" attached to the Black Sea Technical University, March 17, 2006 which was published in the Official Gazette dated 26 111 15 Law No. 5467 on the establishment of new universities, the University of Recep Tayyip Erdogan transferred. The department started training in the academic year 2011-2012 with 35 students

Qualification Awarded

Fulfilling all the requirements of the program and with the successful completion of the summer internship students completing 4 of 30 working days At the end of the period 'Elderly Care Technician Associate Degree Diploma'' is awarded.

Level of Qualification (Short Cycle , First Cycle , Second Cycle, Third Cycle)

Specific Admission Requirements

Admission to the program in the section'' Recep Tayyip Erdogan About the University Admissions" are described in detail.'

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Previous formal higher education institutions (formal) recognition of learning vertical, horizontal, and is determined by the Board of Higher Education'' transitions within the university undergraduate and graduate-level programs in higher education institutions, transferring between a double major and a minor to transfer credits between institutions and regulations.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Which are available in the program (a total of 120 ECTS credits): To successfully complete all the courses and to have a GPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 required for graduation condition for qualification.

Profile of The Programme

The program is designed to provide the fundamentals of modern Care of the Aged. The first year has compulsory courses with classes to bring students with different levels of knowledge to the same level of knowledge of general anatomy, physiology, medical terminology lessons.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Graduates from this program maybe employed in the following areas: aged care services is being carried out specifically related to the Social Services Directorate, foundations, and government nursing homes and nursing homes, Prime Ministry Family Research Council, the State Planning Organization, Family Counseling Centers, Municipal homes for the elderly and nursing homes, geriatric hospitals or hospitals with geriatric clinics, elderly care services carried out in non-governmental organizations and private institutions, nursing homes, elderly, weak, residence, day centers for the elderly, home care practices for elderly care units Directorates of Health, UNICEF, ILO and voluntary organizations,plus the elderly persons home.

Access to Further Studies

Upon successful completion of pre-license education candidates by SSPC as the center of the Vertical Jump Test, successful vocational college graduates can continue their education in graduate programs listed below: Nutrition and dietetics, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, nursing.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Testing, measurement and evaluation, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, University "Undergraduate and Graduate Education Examination Regulations" made ​​in accordance with.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements as described in'''' Qualification Requirements and Regulations.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )


Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Head of Department: Inst. HILAL PEKMEZCITel: 0464 214 10 59-3910 Fax: 0464 214 10 89 E-mail: Vice Chairman: Öğr.Gör.CEYDA UZUN ŞAHİN Tel: 0464 214 10 59-3928 Fax: 0464 214 10 89 E-mail: ceyda.sahin @ Secretary of Department: NURCAN SARIMEHMET Tel: 0464 214 10 59-3909 Fax: 0464 214 10 89 E-mail: nurcan.sarmehmet @


A Microbiology Laboratory, Biochemistry Laboratory, Computer Lab, Anatomy Lab and vocational training lab, complete equipment is ready. Hall with a capacity of 100 students is available in the library of health books, reference books and periodicals are available, plus the Central Campus Center library. Classrooms with a capacity of 15 units with a maximum of 40 students and 1 conference room is available with a capacity of 100 students. 40 computers, 16 Projection Equipment, 1 adetFotokopi Machine, 1 iprinting machine. Education Credit and Hostels Institution are available for men and women, as well as private residences. Professional Skills and Applications Laboratory, located in our building all the necessary equipment available models and tools related to the program. Principal, assistant principals for a room, a room for each instructor is available. There are facilities for 500 students, dining and recreational at the main dormitory.

Key Learning Outcomes
Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇProgram Çıktıları
Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseTPLECTSMufredatID
YAS113Aged Care Principles and ApplicationsCompulsory2800407
ATA101Atatürk Principles and Revolution History -ICompulsory2000407
ENF111Information and Communication TechnologyCompulsory2000407
ACY111Medical TerminologyCompulsory2000407
TDL101Turkish Language - ICompulsory2000407
2. Semester
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseTPLECTSMufredatID
ATA102Atatürk Principles and Revolution History -IICompulsory2000407
ANS118General PharmacologyCompulsory2000407
YAS116Methods and Applications in Elderly CareCompulsory2800407
YAS118System DiseasesCompulsory3000407
STJ102Training CourseCompulsory0000407
TDL102Turkish Language-IICompulsory2000407
3. Semester
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseTPLECTSMufredatID
YAS217Chronic Diseases in ElderlyCompulsory2400407
SECYAS03Elective Course Group 03Elective3000407
ANS207Infectious DiseasesCompulsory2000407
YAS219Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation in the ElderlyCompulsory2400407
YAS229Psychology and İnterpersonal RelationsCompulsory3000407
4. Semester
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseTPLECTSMufredatID
YAS220Basic GerontologyCompulsory2000407
YAS218Elderly Home Care ServicesCompulsory2000407
SECYAS04Elective Course Group 03Elective3000407
YAS216Geriatric PsychiatryCompulsory2800407
Elective Courses Group
Elective Course Group 03
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseTPLECTSMufredatID
ACY217Job Health and SafetyCompulsory3000407
ANS215Principles and Methods of SterilizationCompulsory3000407
YAS223Public HealthCompulsory3000407
YAS225Sociology of HealthCompulsory3000407
YBD215Professional EnglishCompulsory3000407
Elective Course Group 03
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseTPLECTSMufredatID
ANS212Medical Deontology and EthicCompulsory3000407
YAS222First HelpCompulsory3000407
YAS224Wound CareCompulsory3000407
YAS226Health PoliciesCompulsory3000407