Course: Hygiene and epidemiology

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Course title Hygiene and epidemiology
Course code KZV/HYU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kastnerová Markéta, MUDr. Ing. Bc. Ph.D.
  • Kornatovská Zuzana, PhDr. Ph.D., DiS.
Course content
Lectures and seminars: 1. Bases of hygienic spheres 2. Hygiene in general 3. Communal hygiene 4. Sustenance hygiene 5. Children and teenagers hygiene 6. Occupational hygiene 7. Repetition 8. Occupational therapy 9. Epidemiology. 10. New legislature of hygiene 11. Directions of interventions having relation to the health support 12. Prevention of health disorders and illnesses 13. Prevention of disorders of health children and teenagers development 14. Repetition

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
Theme is bent on bases hygienic spheres (hygiene universal and communal, hygiene nutrition, hygiene of children and hygiene of juveniles, work hygiene and working medicine) and epidemiology. Part of is also short identification with new legislature and new directions intervention, that the have relation to support health (prevention health disorders and illness, prevention disorders healthy development of children and juveniles). Students they may gained knowledge apply in practice at education to healthy life style population in different age groups.
Orientation in hygienic spheres. Exercise knowledge in practice. Knowledge legislature.
Knowledge basic conceptions from anatomy, somatology, physiology. Knowledge basic terminology health education.

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test, Interview

Active attendance at lessons.
Recommended literature
  • JANOUT, V.:. Základy epidemiologie. Olomouc: UP, 1995.
  • KOMPRES, T.:. Obecná hygiena potravin. Brno: MZLU, 2004.
  • PAZDIORA, P.:. Základy obecné epidemiologie. Praha: UK, 1990.
  • PODSTATOVÁ, H.:. Mikrobiologie, epidemiologie, hygiena (učebnice pro zdravotní školy a bakalářské studium). Olomouc: Epava, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in health education (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer