Course: Methods of Judgement and Evaluation of Risk in Human and Occupational Environments

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Course title Methods of Judgement and Evaluation of Risk in Human and Occupational Environments
Course code KAZ/MEOD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester 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)
  • Sojka Oldřich, MUDr.
  • Jenčová Jaroslava, Ing.
Course content
1. Introduction to the health risk assessment ? terminology (HRA ? focused on chemical substances). 2. Identification of danger. 3. The relationship between the dose and the effect, substances acting with a threshold, substances acting without a threshold. 4. Estimates of exposition. 5. Estimates of exposition ? models 6. Characterisation of the risk. Systemic toxicity and HRA. Developmental toxicity and HRA. 7. Developmental toxicity. Carcinogens and HRA. Exploration of epidemiological studies. 8. The HRA in the EIA process. Consultations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 45 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 32 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students shall know the methods of health risk assessment of a population arising from the influence of harmful chemicals in the living and working environment. In the estimates, they use the support provided by relevant computer programmes.
teaching methods
Lecture
Practicum
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Recommended literature
  • Adámková M. Nebezpečné chemické látky a přípravky včetně prevence závažných havárií.


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 (2012) Health service 3 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Assistant of Protection and Support of Public Health (2016) Health service 3 Summer