ZLVL0421p Public Health in Dentistry I - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
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 22. 2. 15:00–16:40 B11/234, Tue 8. 3. 15:00–16:40 B11/234, Tue 22. 3. 15:00–16:40 B11/234, Tue 5. 4. 15:00–16:40 B11/234, Tue 19. 4. 15:00–16:40 B11/234, Tue 3. 5. 15:00–16:40 B11/234, Tue 17. 5. 15:00–16:40 B11/234
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
    recommended literature
  • BONITA, R., R. BEAGLEHOLE and Tord KJELLSTRÖM. Basic epidemiology. 2nd ed. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006. xi, 213. ISBN 9241547073. info
    not specified
  • IVOR G. CHESTNUTT. Dental Public Health at a Glance. eBook. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. ISBN 9781118629406. Dostupné z: https://ezdroje.muni.cz/
Teaching methods

Lectures.

Reading and studying ALL REQUIRED LITERATURE.

Assessment methods
COLLOQUIUM INFORMATION:

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).
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
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, spring 2021, spring 2023.
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