VLOZ0642c Public Health II - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. František Beňa (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Erika Čermáková (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Bc. Zuzana Derflerová Brázdová, DrSc. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Jindřich Fiala, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Fialová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martin Forejt, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Jan Hollan, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Veronika Chuchmová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kamila Jančeková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zlata Kapounová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marie Kolářová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Pavlína Kosečková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Kráľová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martin Krobot (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Martin Krsek, CSc., MSc (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Monika Kunzová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Eliška Lagová (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Danuše Lefnerová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Loskot (seminar tutor)
MVDr. Halina Matějová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karolína Monsportová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Iuliia Pavlovska (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Aleš Peřina, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Markéta Petrovová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Bohdana Rezková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Slobodníková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Robert Vysoký, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Winnige (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Miroslava Zavřelová (seminar tutor)
Ing. Veronika Išová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
MUDr. Bohdana Rezková, Ph.D.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Martin Forejt, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VLOZ0642c/01: Thu 12:00–13:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/02: Thu 12:00–13:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/03: Wed 13:00–14:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/04: Wed 13:00–14:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/05: Mon 14:00–15:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/06: Mon 14:00–15:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/07: Fri 12:00–13:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/08: Fri 12:00–13:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/09: Tue 12:00–13:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/10: Tue 12:00–13:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/11: Fri 8:00–9:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/12: Fri 8:00–9:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/13: Thu 8:00–9:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/14: Thu 8:00–9:40 A21/108
VLOZ0642c/15: Thu 10:00–11:40 A21/111
VLOZ0642c/16: Thu 10:00–11:40 A21/108
( VLOZ0241c Public Health I - practice || VLOZ0141c Public Health I - practice ) && VLLM0522c Medical Microbiology II-pract. && VLLM0522p Medical Microbiology II - lect && VLBC0422p Biochemistry I -lect.

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 aim of the subject is in particular:
- understanding the complexity of relationships between the environment, the individual and the population,
- awareness of the influence of environmental factors (physical, biological, chemical, psychosocial), civilization changes and lifestyle on the health of the individual and the population,
- familiarization with the basic procedures for the prevention of health damage at individual and company level in relation to individual factors,
- adopting procedures to enhance the positive development of health,
- awareness of the importance of the physician's position in the protection and support of health,
- understanding the basic principles of the emergence and spread of infectious diseases and their prevention in healthcare settings.
Learning outcomes


1. to explain the relationship between human and environment, its physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial factors and their interactions.
2. to explain the role of adaptation and its active support for the positive development and promotion of both individual and public health.
3. to make deduction about possibilities for preventive provisions in the field of clean and safe environmental, occupational and home surrounding, the quality of air, water, food.
4. to understand and explain the different types of prevention, their tasks and aims and methods of realization.
5. to interpret the positive and negative influences of lifestyle factors on human/public health, including the autoagressive behaviours (nutrition, physical activity, psychical overload and stress, smoking, abuse of alcohol and illegal drugs).
6. to make deductions about the importance of environment and lifestyle in the health protection and promotion, and about the primary prevention priorities.
7. to formulate decisions about concrete preventable possibilities for some more important non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular, oncological, metabolically, immune, respiratory.
8. to design and implement basic preventative and repressive measures to prevent transmission of infections.
  • 1. Physical factors of the environment
  • 2. Biological factors of the environment
  • 3. Nutrition I
  • 4. Nutrition II
  • 5. Childhood nutrition
  • 6. Dietary consumption evaluation
  • 7. Nutritional status assessment
  • 8. Assessment of physical activity
  • 9. Childhood and adolescent hygiene
  • 10. Smoking
  • 11. Preventive epidemiological measures; principles of vaccination
  • 12. Repressive anti-epidemic measures, epidemiological investigation at the outbreak
  • 13. Healthcare facilities - hygiene requirements and operating conditions. Non-specific routes of infection transmission
  • 14. Specific risks of transmission of infections in health care settings
  • 15. Disinfection and sterilization, clean rooms in healthcare
    required literature
  • MÜLLEROVÁ, Dana. Hygiena, preventivní lékařství a veřejné zdravotnictví. 1. vydání. Praha: Karolinum, 2014. 254 stran. ISBN 9788024625102. info
  • KOLLÁROVÁ, Helena. Vybrané kapitoly z epidemiologie. 1. vydání. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2011. 206, [5]. ISBN 9788024427157. info
    recommended literature
  • TUČEK, Milan. Hygiena a epidemiologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2012. 358 s. ISBN 9788024620251. info
  • GÖPFERTOVÁ, Dana, Petr PAZDIORA and Jana DÁŇOVÁ. Epidemiologie : obecná a speciální epidemiologie infekčních nemocí. 2., přepr. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2013. 223 s. ISBN 9788024622231. info
  • KUDLOVÁ, Eva and Anna MYDLILOVÁ. Výživové poradenství u dětí do dvou let. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2005. 148 s. ISBN 8024710390. info
  • KUKLA, Lubomír. Sociální a preventivní pediatrie v současném pojetí. 1. vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2016. xxiii, 432. ISBN 9788024738741. info
  • POKORNÁ, Jitka, Veronika BŘEZKOVÁ and Tomáš PRUŠA. Výživa a léky v těhotenství a při kojení (Nutrition and drgus during pregnancy and breastfeeding). 1st ed. Brno: ERA, 2008. 132 pp. Zdravá rodina. ISBN 978-80-7366-136-6. info
  • KLEINWÄCHTEROVÁ, Hana and Zuzana BRÁZDOVÁ. Výživový stav člověka a způsoby jeho zjišťování. Vyd. 2., přeprac. Brno: Institut pro další vzdělávání pracovníků ve zdravotnictví v Brně, 2001. 102 s. ISBN 8070133368. info
  • Wallace/Maxcy-Rosenau-Last public health & preventive medicine. Edited by Robert B. Wallace - Neal Kohatsu - John M. Last - Ross C. Brownson - A. Fifteenth edition. New York: McGraw Hill Medical, 2008. xxvii, 136. ISBN 9780071441988. info
  • MELICHERČÍKOVÁ, Věra. Sterilizace a dezinfekce. 2., doplň. a přeprac. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2015. 174 s. ISBN 9788074921391. info
  • JINDRÁK, Vlastimil, Dana HEDLOVÁ and Pavla URBÁŠKOVÁ. Antibiotická politika a prevence infekcí v nemocnici. První vydání. Praha: Mladá fronta, 2014. 709 stran. ISBN 9788020428158. info
Teaching methods

1. Theoretical preparation for each lesson according to the instructions given in the interactive syllabus in IS:
- study of recommended study materials,
- processing of tasks and their storage in   IS.

2. Lesson - practice:
- interpretation focused on problematic topics,
- presentation of student tasks,
- discussion.

3. ROPOT in   IS:
- to verify the knowledge from the completed lesson

4. Study of study materials in interactive curricula and ALL COMPULSORY LITERATURES

All information about the course of teaching is given in the interactive syllabus of the subject in IS.
Essential information is also presented in the form of lectures in the subject Public Health II - lectures
Assessment methods


The student must meet the prerequisites for completing the course set on the basis of the scoring system of student activities in the teaching of the course.

During the semester, the student can gain and lose points.

The scoring system is given in the interactive syllabus of the subject.

The minimum points for obtaining the credit are 25 out of   29 possible.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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