ZLVL0421p Public Health in Dentistry I - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Veronika Išová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Bc. Zuzana Derflerová Brázdová, DrSc.
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
Tue 2. 3. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 16. 3. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 30. 3. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 13. 4. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 27. 4. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 11. 5. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 25. 5. 12:00–13:40 B11/114, Tue 8. 6. 12:00–13:40 B11/114
Prerequisites
ZLPR0232c Preclinical Dentistry II-prac. && ( ZLLT0222c Bas. Med. Terminology -p || ZLLT011c Bas. Med. Terminology - pr. )
Prerequisites according to the MU study and examination regulations.
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 in Health Care and Policy introduces the students to the content, mission, basic theories and methods of social medicine, demography and epidemiology. By the end of this course student should be able: to use epidemiologic methods for assessing the health status of defined population; apply theoretical and methodological knowledge in health situation analysis; assess health risks and propose suitable measures to improve the health of the population; understand the basis of statistical and systemic thinking in medicine, the basis of methods of critical appraisal of population studies results and consequent organizational measures.
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course student should be able to:
- describe the content, mission, basic theories and methods of social medicine;
- use epidemiologic methods for assessing the health status of defined population;
- apply theoretical and methodological knowledge in health situation analysis; assess health risks and propose suitable measures to improve the health of the population;
- understand the basis of statistical and systemic thinking in medicine, the basis of methods of critical appraisal of population studies results and consequent organizational measures.
Syllabus
  • 1. General information about the course Public health for dentistry I. Social Medicine and Public Health. .
  • 2. The system of health care and healthcare.
  • 3. Evaluation of the health status.
  • 4. Determinants of health.
  • 5. Demography.
  • 6. Demographic statistics.
  • 7. Systems of health statistics.
  • 8. Statistics of morbidity.
  • 9. Statistics of mortality and causes of death.
  • 10. Standardization of indicators.
  • 11. Mortality tables and life expectancy.
  • 12. Health and illness.
  • 13. Nosology, nomenclature and classification of diseases.
  • 14. Epidemiology - focus, content, methods.
  • 15. Causality, aetiology, study models.
  • 16. Measurements of disease frequency in the population.
  • 17. Indicators of decay, gums and oral health status.
  • 18. Diagnosis in epidemiology, diagnostic tests validity.
  • 19. Basic types of epidemiological studies.
  • 20. Definitions of risk, relative risk, and attributable risk.
  • 21. Explanation of the observed association.
  • 22. Importance of statistics in medical research and healthcare.
  • 23. Epidemiology and health policy.
  • 24. Social and health policy.
  • 25. Introduction to the European health strategy.
Literature
    required literature
  • ČELEDOVÁ, L.; HOLČÍK, J. Sociální lékařství a veřejné zdravotnictví pro studenty zubního lékařství. Praha: Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press, 2018.ISBN 9788024639963. DOSTUPNÉ Z: https://ezdroje.muni.cz/
  • HOLČÍK, Jan, Adolf ŽÁČEK and Ilona KOUPILOVÁ. Sociální lékařství. 3. nezměn. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006. 137 s. ISBN 9788087192153. info
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  • DOPORUČENÁ LITERATURA
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  • Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellström: Basic epidemiology. 2nd edition. Geneva - Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2006. 212 pages. ISBN 978-92-4-154707-9.
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  • REQUIRED LITERATURE
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  • 1. Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellström: Basic epidemiology. 2nd edition. Geneva - Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2006. pp 1-68, 83-114, 133-143. ISBN 978-92-4-154707-9.
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  • RECOMMENDED LITERATURE
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  • 2. Nordess R: Epidemiology and biostatistics secrets. China: Mosby Elsevier; 2006.
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Teaching methods

Lectures.

Reading and studying ALL REQUIRED LITERATURE.

For those who will have to write research projects and seminar papers during third, fourth and fifth year, it is strongly recommended to enrol the following courses:

 VSIL021 - Information literacy - (3 credits) - e-learning.
 VSKP041 - A course of working with information sources and tools (4 credits).

Assessment methods
COLLOQUIUM INFORMATION:

1.   To sit for colloquium, it will be required to successfully complete the prerequisite subjects.

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

3.   Students registered to an examination term will fail the term if:
  a-) arrive late the examination day.
  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.


In order to omit / avoid guessing while answering the MCQ test / examination, the following system will be used:
  Correct answer = 1 point.
  No answer = 0 point.
  Wrong answer = -0,5 point.

  Test scoring will be according to the next formula:
  Final score = Number of correct answers - (Number of wrong answers / two).

  For example:
  15 correct answers (15 x 1 point = 15 points) - Passed.
  5 wrong answers (5 x -0,5 = -2,5 points).
  15 - 2,5 = 12,5. The final score of the test will be 12,5 answers / points.
  Final result = Failed.


  ** For that reason, only answer the question when you are sure of the answer.



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)
The course is taught annually.
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 Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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