VLOZ0141c Public Health I - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Helena Klimusová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Aleš Peřina, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Miloslav Klugar, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jitka Klugarová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Petra Búřilová, BBA (assistant)
Ing. Veronika Išová (assistant)
MUDr. Lucia Kantorová (assistant)
Mgr. et Mgr. Simona Slezáková (assistant)
Ing. Mgr. Tereza Vrbová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VLOZ0141c/01: Wed 7. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 21. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 4. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 18. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 2. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 16. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 13. 1. 10:00–11:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/02: Wed 14. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 11. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 25. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 9. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Wed 6. 1. 10:00–11:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/03: Mon 5. 10. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 19. 10. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 2. 11. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 16. 11. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 30. 11. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 14. 12. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 11. 1. 13:00–14:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/04: Mon 12. 10. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 26. 10. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 9. 11. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 23. 11. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 7. 12. 13:00–14:40 C15/333, Mon 4. 1. 13:00–14:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/05: Mon 5. 10. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 19. 10. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 2. 11. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 16. 11. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 30. 11. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 14. 12. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 11. 1. 15:00–16:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/06: Mon 12. 10. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 26. 10. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 9. 11. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 23. 11. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 7. 12. 15:00–16:40 C15/333, Mon 4. 1. 15:00–16:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/07: Fri 9. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 23. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 6. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 20. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 4. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 18. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 15. 1. 10:00–11:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/08: Fri 16. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 30. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 13. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 27. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 11. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Fri 8. 1. 10:00–11:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/09: Tue 6. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 20. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 3. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 1. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 15. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 12. 1. 8:00–9:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/10: Tue 13. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 27. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 10. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 24. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 8. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Tue 5. 1. 8:00–9:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/11: Thu 8. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 22. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 5. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 19. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 3. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 17. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 14. 1. 8:00–9:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/12: Thu 15. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 29. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 12. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 26. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 10. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Thu 7. 1. 8:00–9:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/13: Tue 6. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 20. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 3. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 1. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 15. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 12. 1. 10:00–11:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/14: Tue 13. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 27. 10. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 10. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 24. 11. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 8. 12. 10:00–11:40 C15/333, Tue 5. 1. 10:00–11:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/15: Fri 9. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 23. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 6. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 20. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 4. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 18. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 15. 1. 8:00–9:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/16: Fri 16. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 30. 10. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 13. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 27. 11. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 11. 12. 8:00–9:40 C15/333, Fri 8. 1. 8:00–9:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/17: Thu 8. 10. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 22. 10. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 5. 11. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 19. 11. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 3. 12. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 17. 12. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 14. 1. 14:00–15:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/18: Thu 15. 10. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 29. 10. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 12. 11. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 26. 11. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 10. 12. 14:00–15:40 C15/333, Thu 7. 1. 14:00–15:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/19: Thu 8. 10. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 22. 10. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 5. 11. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 19. 11. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 3. 12. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 17. 12. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 14. 1. 11:00–12:40 C15/333
VLOZ0141c/20: Thu 15. 10. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 29. 10. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 12. 11. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 26. 11. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 10. 12. 11:00–12:40 C15/333, Thu 7. 1. 11:00–12:40 C15/333
Prerequisites
No prerequisites.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course introduces the students to the content, mission, basic theories and methods of Public Health. After successfully completing the course, students will know the basic concepts and methods in the field of Public Health. Students will be able to explain the benefits of population approach to the study of health and disease, and will be familiarized with the approaches, contents and basic concepts and methods of epidemiology. Students will be able to search and interpret relevant data and use methods of descriptive and analytic epidemiology to describe and assess population health status.
Learning outcomes
After successfully completing the course, students will know the basic concepts and methods in the field of Public Health.
Students will be able to explain the benefits of population approach to the study of health and disease, and will be familiarized with the approaches, contents and basic concepts and methods of epidemiology.
Students will be able to search and interpret relevant data and use methods of descriptive and analytic epidemiology to describe and assess population health status.
Syllabus
  • 1. General information about the course Public health I. Introduction to public health.
  • 2. Introduction to epidemiology (definition of basic terms).
  • 3. Measuring health and disease.
  • 4. Levels of prevention. Primary, secondary and tertiary prevention. Screening and validity of tests.
  • 5. Epidemiological studies - Types.
  • 6. Epidemiological studies - Evaluation.
  • 7. Causation in epidemiology.
Literature
    required literature
  • Holčík J, Žáček A, Koupilová I: Sociální lékařství. 3. nezměnšné. vydání. Brno - Česká republika: Masarykova univerzita; 2011. 137 s. ISBN 978-80-8719215-3.
    recommended literature
  • Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellström: Basic epidemiology. 2nd edition. Geneva - Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2006. 212 pages. ISBN 978-92-4-154707-9.
  • WHO: Zdraví 2020. Osnova evropské politiky pro 21. století. Geneva - Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2013. 182 pages. ISBN 978-80-85047-48-6
  • Holčík J: Systém péče o zdraví a zdravotní gramotnost: k teoretickým základům cesty ke zdraví. 1. vydání. Brno - Česká republika: Masarykova univerzita; 2011. 293 stran. ISBN 978-80-7-392129-3.
  • Gerylovová A, Holčík J: Úvod do základů statistiky: text pro semináře. 1. Vydání. Brno - Česká republika: Masarykova univerzita; 2011. 50 s. ISBN 978-80-2105661-9.
Teaching methods
Seminars / practices and class discussion.

Reading and studying ALL REQUIRED LITERATURE.

Assessment methods
REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN THE CREDIT:

1.   100 % attendance to seminars / practices during the semester.

2.   Absences will be tolerated just due to medical reasons - Students must provide appropriate documentation or medical excuse.
  + Students must be aware that even with justified absences (medical excuse), a minimum of 80% attendance is required to obtain the credit. In case a student will have more than 20 % justified / unjustified absences, he / she will have to repeat the course in the following school year.

3.   Fulfilment of given tasks:
  + In case of unjustified absence (per each one), a 1,500-2,000 word seminar paper and a 5-8 minutes power point presentation on the seminar paper topic will be given. If the seminar paper is rejected due to deficiencies and it is not corrected and submitted again, the student will not fulfil with the subject’s requirements, and he / she will not get the credit (See Absence and latecomer policy, Academic misconduct, plagiarism detection and unethical issues).

4.   Active participation during the seminars / practices / lectures.


*** This subject is part of the Public Health State Examination ***
  See VLZP11XX - Public Health State Examination.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019.
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