Course: Epidemiology

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Course title Epidemiology
Course code KAZ/EPI1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Jirouš Jaroslav, MUDr.
  • Jirouš Jaroslav, MUDr.
Course content
General epidemiology. Epidemiological methods of work. Characteristics of epidemic process. Forms of epidemic process. Indices characterising epidemic process. General principles of fighting against infectious diseases. Fight against contagions in practice. Epidemiological surveilance. Immunisation system in the Czech Republic, types of vaccination substances. Disinfection, methods and check of disinfection. Sterilisation, its ways, check of sterilisation. Nosocomial infections. Nosocomial epidemiology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Multimedia supported teaching
  • Contact hours - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 37 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
The students will get knowledge on the epidemiology of infectious diseases and preventive measures against their spreading.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Göpfertová, D., Hladíková, M., šejda, J. Epidemiologie. Praha, Triton, 1999.
  • Göpfertová D., Pazdiora P., Dánová J. Epidemiologie Infekčních nemocí.
  • Göpfertová, D., šejda, J. Výkladový slovník epidemiologické terminologie. Praha, Grada.
  • Jirouš, J. Epidemiologie, soubor nepubliovaných přednášek.
  • Podstatová, H. Hygiena provozu zdarvotnických zařízení a nová legislativa. epava, 2002.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Assistant of Protection and Support of Public Health (2016) Health service 1 Winter