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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Hygiene and Epidemiology

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17PBOHE KZ 2 2P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Barbora Drnková, Emil Pavlík (guarantor)
Tutor:
Barbora Drnková, Emil Pavlík (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection
Synopsis:

The student will become familiar with the work methods used in the field of epidemiology of communicable diseases, as well as in environmental epidemiology, disease and non-infectious origins in solving a number of priorities for public health.

Requirements:

Demonstration of knowledge mastered by a written test 80 % success rate.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Topic Public health protection- legislation, organizations, monitoring health and the environment, biological monitoring.

2. Topic Hygiene- waste disposal options and potential health risks, microclimate.

3. Topic Physical environmental factors- their effect on the human body.

4. Topic Hygiene- requirements for the establishment and operation of medical facilities.

5. Topic of Hygiene disinfection- sterilization, principles of care for medical devices.

6. Topic Hygiene in a working environment-- optimizing the working conditions and working environment.

7. Topic Occupational medicine- physical fitness, preventive medical examinations, workload, occupational diseases, safety and health promotion in the workplace.

8. Topic Epidemiology- terminology, epidemiological methods of work and their use.

9. Topic Characteristics of the epidemic process- epidemiological measures, definitions and targets epidemiological surveillance.

10. Topic Principles of non-infectious epidemiology- environmental epidemiology.

11. Topic Acute Illnesses- respiratory and diarrheal diseases (viral and bacterial)

12. Topic Viral- hepatitis, HIV / AIDS and emerging infections (bird flu, SARS)

13. Topic Nosocomial infections- principles of immunization vaccination calendar.

14. Topic Bioterrorism- infection as Biological agents

Syllabus of tutorials:

N/A

Study Objective:

Mastering the theoretical foundations of selected fields of hygiene and the protection of public health through field work and methods used in the epidemiology of infectious and non-infectious diseases in environmental epidemiology and prevention options.

Study materials:

[1]Bonita R et al: Basic Epidemiology. World Health Organization ? online http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2006/9241547073_eng.pdf

[2]BISWAS, Atanu, ed. et al. Statistical advances in the biomedical sciences: clinical trials, epidemiology, survival analysis, and bioinformatics. Hoboken: Wiley-Interscience, 2008.

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-08-25
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet2548006.html