Course: Sociology

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Course title Sociology
Course code KPZ/P1SOC
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
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)
  • Hlaváčková Eva, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Faltová Barbora, Mgr.
Course content
Sociology as a scientific discipline, theoretical underpinnings. Traditional and modern society, the development of the modern society. Social stratification, position, status, social mobility, gender. Institutionalization of actions, social roles. Organized actions, bureaucracy. Societal groups, crowd theory. Symbol communication. Normalcy and pathology in the society, conflict. Medical sociology, its foundation, development, the subject. Health from the sociological viewpoint. Illness from the sociological viewpoint. The patient's sociology. The nurse's role. The physician's role.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide students with fundamental information from the field of sociology. Attention is focused on basic questions from general sociology and on selected issues from medical sociology.
The student will master basic knowledge of social relationships in the professional and the private life spheres, will demonstrate an ability to view, in a global way, societal phenomena and processes in relation to medicine and nursing, and will practically apply selected methods of sociological research.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

Completion of compulsory 70% attendance at the lectures. Completion of compulsory 80% attendance at the practicum sessions and seminars. Completing assigned written work. Successful completion of a written or oral examination according to the course guarantor's decision.
Recommended literature
  • Bartlová, S. Sociální patologie. 1. vyd. Brno : IDVPZ 1998, 53 s.
  • Bartlová, S. Sociální patologie. 1. vyd. Brno, IDVPZ 1998, 53 s.
  • Bártlová, S. Sociologie medicíny a zdravotnictví. Praha : Grada Publishing, 2005.
  • Bártlová, S. Sociologie medicíny a zdravotnictví. 4. vyd. Brno IDVPZ, 2002, 167 s. ISBN 80-7013-355-4.
  • Bártlová, Sylva. Sociologie medicíny a zdravotnictví. Brno: Institut pro další vzdělávání pracovníků ve zdravotnictví, 2002. ISBN 80-7013-355-4.
  • Bauman, Z. Myslet sociologicky: Netradiční uvedení do sociologie. Praha : SLON, 1996.
  • Bauman, Z. Myslet sociologicky: Netradiční uvedení do sociologie. Praha, SLON 1996.
  • Giddens, A. Sociologie. 1. vyd. Praha : Argo, 1999, 595 s.
  • Giddens, A. Sociologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Argo, 2013.
  • Keller, J. Úvod do sociologie. 1. vyd. Praha : Sociologické nakladatelství, 1997, 144 s.
  • Keller, J. Úvod do sociologie. 1. vyd. Praha, Sociologické nakladatelství, 1997, 144 s.
  • Lenderová, M. K hříchu i k modlitbě. Žena v minulém století. Praha, 1999.
  • Lenderová, M. K hříchu i k modlitbě. Žena v minulém století. Praha, 1999.
  • Možný, Ivo. Sociologie rodiny. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2002. ISBN 80-86429-05-9.
  • Petrusek, M. Základy sociologie. Praha : Akademie veřejné správy, o.p.s., 2009.
  • Veselá, J. Sociologický výzkum a jeho metody. 1. vyd. Pardubice, 2002, 92 s. ISBN 80-7194-466-1.
  • Veselá, Jana. Sociologický výzkum a jeho metody. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2002. ISBN 80-7194-466-1.
  • Zapletal, B. Pojmy ze sociologie. Ostrava : Ostravská univerzita, 2003.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies General nurse (2014) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies General nurse (2013) Health service 1 Winter