VLOZ0141p Public Health I - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0.5/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Miroslava Zavřelová (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Bc. Zuzana Derflerová Brázdová, DrSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Veronika Išová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable
Wed 7. 10. 8:00–8:50 B22/116 aula, Wed 14. 10. 8:00–8:50 B22/116 aula, Wed 21. 10. 8:00–8:50 B22/116 aula, Wed 4. 11. 8:00–8:50 B22/116 aula, Wed 11. 11. 8:00–8:50 B22/116 aula, Wed 18. 11. 8:00–8:50 B22/116 aula
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
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. Introduction to public health I - orientation, development, contents and methods. Contribution of the population approach to health.
  • 2. Health and population. Healthcare system in the society.
  • 3. Health and its determinants. Social determinants of health.
  • 4. Epidemiology as the basis of health policy.
  • 5. International cooperation in preventing the spread of infections, eradication programs.
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.
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Teaching methods
Lectures.

Reading and studying ALL REQUIRED LITERATURE.

Assessment methods
COLLOQUIUM INFORMATION:

1.   To sit for colloquium, it will be required to have obtained the subjectʼs credit - aVLOZ0141c.

2.   Each student must register in the Information System (IS) in one of the offered colloquium / examination terms. The colloquium has fixed colloquium / examination terms / dates - (Only during the examination period, except the examination pre-term). No extra-terms will be given.

3.   Students registered to a colloquium term will fail the term if:
  a-) arrive late. No late arrival will be allowed after the start of the colloquium.
  b-) they are not present and previously did not cancel the term in the stipulated periods (see IS).

4.   In case of failure, EACH STUDENT CAN RETAKE THE COLLOQUIUM TWO MORE TIMES, only in given terms (according to Masaryk University study rules).

5.   In case of failure during the third term (second resit), the student must repeat the course in the following school year.

6.   All colloquium questions are based on ALL REQUIRED LITERATURE, seminars and lectures.


Colloquium → Written examination → 20 multiple choice question test, with only one correct answer - (to pass the test, it is required a minimum of 14 correct answers / points).

SCORE:

  Passed → 14 and more correct answers / points.
  Failed → 13,5 or less correct answers / points.


*** This subject is part of the Public Health State Examination ***
  See VLZP11XX - Public Health State Examination.



ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT, PLAGIARISM DETECTION AND ETHICAL ISSUES:

1.   Any attempts of ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT, such as cheating or assisting someone else to cheat during the colloquium, will result in disciplinary actions, such as:
  a-) You will be required to hand over your examination paper and asked to leave the examination room. This means, you failed the examination (examination term), with the respective score F / 4, on your academic records in the information system.
  b-) Opening disciplinary proceedings.
  c-) Failing the subject / course.
  d-) Expulsion from university.

2.   During the colloquium, it is forbidden to use items such as:
  a-) Smart phones / Tablets.
  b-) Laptops.
  c-) To wear earphones or headphones (if not medical prescribed).
  d-) To talk.

*In such cases, disciplinary actions will be taken (See above numeral 1).
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 7.5.
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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