Course: Fundamentals of Somathology and Basic Information about Clinical Sciences

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Course title Fundamentals of Somathology and Basic Information about Clinical Sciences
Course code KCHP/PZAN
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Machulová Helena, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) Health and disease. The bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach in healthcare. 2) Basics of epidemiology and hygiene. 3) Quality of life and its evaluation. Healthy life style. 4) The documents Health 21 and Health 2020. 5) The healthcare-social aspects of health and disease in children. 6) The healthcare-social aspects of health and disease in adults. 7) The healthcare-social aspects of health and disease in the elderly. 8) The health care-social aspects in individuals manifesting sociopathic phenomena. 9) Social work in healthcare. 10) The ethical aspects of social work in healthcare.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The course aims to introduce students to the social aspects of health and disease at the individual stages of human life, with quality of life and healthy life style. The student acquires an awareness of the healthcare system and position of social worker in healthcare.
The student will know the diseases occurring most frequently in the course of life with their symptoms, prevention and social consequences. The student will acquire basic knowledge of epidemiology and hygiene. She will learn to propose suitable solutions to social situations in connection to the clients state of health including preventive measures. The student will acquire basic orientation in the healthcare system and position of social worker in healthcare.
Prerequisites
not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Recommended literature
  • Holčík, J. Systém péče o zdraví a zdravotní gramotnost. Brno, 2010. ISBN 978-80-210-5239-0.
  • JANEČKOVÁ H., HNILICOVÁ, H. Úvod do veřejného zdravotnictví. . Praha: Portál, 2009, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-592-9.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Psychologie nemoci.. Praha, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0179-0.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Psychologie zdraví. Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-774-4.
  • KUZNÍKOVÁ, I. Sociální práce ve zdravotnictví. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3676-1.
  • Nováková I. Zdravotní nauka 2. díl. Praha Grada, 2011.
  • Nováková I. Zdravotní nauka 3. díl. Praha Grada, 2011.
  • Velemínský, M a kol. Zdraví a nemoc. Č. Budějovice: ZSF JU, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7394-326-4.
  • ZAVÁZALOVÁ H. a kol. Sociální lékařství a veřejné zdravotnictví.. Praha: Karolinum, 2002, 2002. ISBN 80-246-0467-1.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter