Course: Public Health

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Course title Public Health
Course code KAZ/VEZZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Beránek Václav, Mgr. et Mgr.
  • Mauritzová Ilona, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Zikmundová Květuše, MUDr. CSc.
  • Martinek Lukáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Public health, definition, health and disease, main determinants of health, influence of determinants, health status of population. 2. Main determinants of health, options of influence of determinants, health status of population. 3. International organizations and programmes to promote health. 4. Ethical values in health care. Preventive care. 5. State administration in protection of public health, its role and authorities. 6. Financing of health care resources and forms. Labour Code and its application in health care. 7. Professional associations and chambers in health care. System of postgraduate education. 8. System of medical facilities. 9. State social support. 10. Social services, system assistance in material need. 11. Sickness insurance. 12. Public health insurance. 13. Health care covered by public health insurance. 14. Providers of social service and their forms. 15. Health and social characteristics of childhood population. Social service for seniors.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio
  • Contact hours - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
A graduate emphasis quality of health, importance of prevention of particular diseases. He/she orientates himself/herself in conditions of public health and sickness insurance.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Interactive lecture
Multimedia supported teaching
Students' portfolio
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Quality of a written report
Recommended literature
  • Čeledová, L., Čevel, R. Výchova ke zdraví. Praha: Grada, 2010.
  • Němec, J. Principy zdravotního pojištění. Praha: GRADA Publishing, 2008.
  • Vožehová, S. a kol. Základy veřejného zdravotnictví: učební texty pro bakalářské studium. Praha: UK, 1994.
  • Zavázalová, H. a kol. Sociální lékařství a veřejné zdravotnictví, 2. vyd.. 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 Health Rescuer (2012) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2012) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (2014) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Physiotherapy (2014) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (2016) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (1) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Orthotics-Prosthetics (2015) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Radiological Assistant (2016) Health service 1 Winter