Course: Occupational and Allied Diseases

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Course title Occupational and Allied Diseases
Course code KAZ/NEPOV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
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
  • Šebová Irena, MUDr.
  • Čechová Hana, MUDr.
  • Machartová Vendulka, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Machartová Vendulka, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The definition of the subject, its contents, its boundaries with related subjects within the framework of occupational medicine. Tasks for practice. 2. Assessment of health risks in the workplace. Categorization of work. 3. Valid legislation for the issues concerning occupational diseases. The Governmental Decree 290/1995 Coll. 4. Occupational diseases ? health endangered by work, illnesses linked to work. 5. Occupational diseases - Chapter I Occupational diseases caused by chemical substances 6. Occupational diseases - Chapter II Occupational diseases caused by physical factors (physical workload, working position, noise, vibrations, microclimate, radiation). 7. Occupational diseases - Chapter III Occupational diseases affecting the respiratory system. 8. Occupational diseases ? Chapter IV.-VI. Occupational diseases 9. Preventive health protection in workplaces, occupational medical care. 10. Investigation in case of suspected occupational disease, co-operation of all institutions involved in the investigation. 11. Indemnification of occupational diseases.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students are able to explain possible changes in health that may occur due to nature of executed work and due to the working conditions. They know the diagnostic methods for assessing harm induced by work. Students can explicate preventive measures in the area of health protection at workplaces.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Bláha,K., Cirkt, M. Základy hodnocení zdravotnických rizik.

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