SPRb1217 Health and Illness

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. MUDr. Lubomír Kukla, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Lubomír Kukla, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Wed 18:00–19:40 U53
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 10/40, only registered: 0/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge of contents, mission and basic methods of health care as well as with the knowledge of measuring and evaluation of health condition of the population. By the end of this course students should be able to: define, calculate and interpret the basic indicators of the health condition of the population and use them for the evaluation of the health condition of the population; define and choose appropriate indicators of morbidity, calculate them and interpret the obtained results; assess health risks and propose suitable measures to improve the health of the population; on the basis of examples of identification and on the basis of dealing with health problems should have the basis of statistical and systemic thinking in health care; the basis of methods of critical appraisal of population studies results and consequent organizational measures.
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course students should be able to:
define, calculate and interpret the basic indicators of the health condition of the population and use them for the evaluation of the health condition of the population;
define and choose appropriate indicators of morbidity, calculate them and interpret the obtained results;
assess health risks and propose suitable measures to improve the health of the population;
on the basis of examples of identification and on the basis of dealing with health problems should have the basis of statistical and systemic thinking in health care;
the basis of methods of critical appraisal of population studies results and consequent organizational measures.
Syllabus
  • Health situation in the Czech Republic
  • Determinants of health
  • Health and disease
  • Disease – natural history of disease
  • Study of population health – epidemiology
  • Diagnosis in epidemiology
  • Measures of disease frequency
  • Etiology – models
  • Types of epidemiological studies
  • Risk of smoking – health-social problem
  • System of health care
  • Types of health systems
  • Health services and modality in health care
  • Public health administration
  • World Health Organization
  • Primary health care
  • Prevention and health promotion
  • Healthy cities and health promoting school
  • Economy in health care (market failure)
  • Ethics and health care
  • Social and health policy
  • Perspectives of health care
Literature
    required literature
  • HOLČÍK, Jan. Úvod do studia zdravotního stavu populace : [učební text pro sociální pracovníky]. 1. vyd. Brno: Vydavatelství Masarykovy univerzity, 1996. 102 s. ISBN 8021012919. info
  • HOLČÍK, Jan. Úvod do vnitřního lékařství: obecná problematika : Zdraví a nemoc (Introduction to Internal Medicine: general issues: Health and Disease). In Vnitřní lékařství 1. díl. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2011. p. 1-6, 6 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-2110-1. info
    recommended literature
  • ŽALOUDÍKOVÁ, Iva. Dětské interpretace pojmů zdraví a nemoc (Children´s Lay Conceptions and Believes of Health and Illness). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 136 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6303-7. info
  • ŠVARCOVÁ, Eva. Zdraví a nemoc : vybraná témata pro učitele. Vyd. 1. Hradec Králové: Gaudeamus, 2009. 110 s. ISBN 9788070412398. info
Teaching methods
seminar
Assessment methods
Lectures, seminars and reading. Students are preparing continuously according to the theme and literature in the syllabus. The seminar paper is the precondition for participation at the examination. The exam is oral.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
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