This course includes infectious diseases, ways of transmission of diseases, prevention methods from infectious diseases, treatment and nursing care. In this course, the epidemiological processes required to protect against infectious diseases and practices to protect society (vaccination, reduction of risky behaviors, improvement of environmental conditions, fight against vectors, etc.) are learned. Within the scope of this course, basic concepts and epidemiological historical process of infectious diseases, isolation methods in infectious diseases and mortality and morbidity rates related to childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, adult and advanced age infectious diseases, planning practices, surveillance in infectious diseases are learned. In this course, newly defined infectious diseases (COVID-19, EBOLA, ZIKA etc.) are defined, treatment and prevention methods are also examined.