Course: Epidemiology

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Course title Epidemiology
Course code ULZ/HEPID
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šrám Radim, MUDr. DrSc.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Introduction into epidemiology and hygiene, basic terminology. Characteristics of epidemiological process. Sepsis and septic conditions. 2. Epidemiological measures - preventive, repressive, screening. Epidemiological methods of work - surveillance. Epidemiology of respiratory and alimentary infections. Epidemiology of anthropozoonozes, parasitic infections 3. Municipal hygiene. Hygiene of nutrition 4. Epidemiology of sexually transmissible diseases 5. Fundamentals of travel medicine. Basic principles of prevention of spread of diseases

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The goal of the lectures consists in familiarizing the students with principles of anti-epidemiological regime and observance of hygienic principles focused on work in laboratories. The student of this discipline must be informed about these principles in very good detail
The students will acquire knowledge to be used in their future profession almost every day.
Conditioning subjects: Anatomy (HANAT), Physiology (HFYZI)

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment, Systematic student observation

Active engagement in lectures, elaboration of seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Kontakt (časopis) Jihočeská univerzita ZSF.
  • Göpfertová D. a kol. Mikrobiologie, Imunologie, Epidemiologie, Hygiena. Praha: Triton, 2002.
  • Horažďovský, J., Chmelík, V. a kol. Skripta ZSF JU, Č.B.2003.
  • Janout V. Klinická epidemiologie - nedílná součást klinických rozhodovacích procesů. Praha: Grada, 1998.
  • Janout V. Klinická epidemiologie, Praha Grada 1998.
  • Janovská D., Šejda J. Mikrobiologie, imunologie, epidemiologie. Praha: Triton, 1997.
  • Komárek, L. a kol. autorů. Manuál prevence v lékařské praxi.IV.
  • Podstatová, H. Základy epidemiologie a hygieny.Galén,.
  • Podstatová,H. Hygiena provozu zdravotnických zařízení a nová legislativa. Epava, 2002, ISBN 80-86297-10-1.
  • Šejda J., Augustin J. Stručný výkladový slovník nejdůležitějších pojmů v epidemiologii. Skripta ZSF JU Č.B. 2004 ISBN 80-7040-701-8.
  • ŠERÝ, V. Tropická a cestovní medicina. MEDON, Praha, 1998.
  • Švec F., Plesník V. Hygiena a epidemiologie,. Praha: Avicenum, 1986.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences Study plan (Version): - (2) Category: Health service 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer