Course: Epidemiology

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Course title Epidemiology
Course code KAZ/EPI2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Jirouš Jaroslav, MUDr.
  • Jirouš Jaroslav, MUDr.
Course content
Infections transferred through the alimentary tract. Infections transferred through the respiratory tract. Viral hepatitis. Transmissive contagions. Anthropozoonoses. Exanthematous infections, contact infections. Sexually transmitted infections. HIV infections, new infections, bio-terrorism.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Textual studies, Lecture with visual aids
  • Contact hours - 20 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 28 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
The students will understand the principles of general epidemiology including basic principles of epidemiological methods of work. They will acquire hygenic and epidemiological principles when working in medical establishments respective to special problems of particular clinical disciplines. They will know major current regulations in epidemiology.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Textual studies
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Recommended literature
  • Bednář, M. a kol. Lékařská mikrobiologie. Praha, Marvil, 1996.
  • Göpfertová, D., Pazdiora, P., Dánová, J. Epidemiologie infekčních nemocí, učebnice pro lékařské fakulty. Praha, Karolinum, 2002.
  • Göpfertová D., Šejda J. Výkladový slovník epidemiologické terminologie. Praha, Grada.
  • Havlík, J. a kol. Infekční nemoci, 2. vydání. Praha, Galén, 2002.
  • Jirouš, J. Epidemiologie, soubor nepublikovaných přednášek.
  • Kolektiv. Manuál prevence v lékařské praxi. IV. Základy prevence infekčních onemocnění. Praha, Fortuna, 1996.
  • Podstatová, H. Hygiena provozu zdravotnických 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 Summer