Course: Health and social politics

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Course title Health and social politics
Course code KPZ/P1ZSP
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)
  • Duková Ivana, PhDr. Mgr.
  • Papršteinová Markéta, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Health and its determinants. Health education methods and their use. A healthy way of life. General epidemiology and its methods. Hygiene and epidemiology in relation to public health protection. The incidence of infectious diseases and their prevention. Prevention of nosocomial infections. Substance dependence issues. Nosocomial medicine. EU and WHO Public Health. Health policy of the EU and the WHO. Implementation of the WHO health policy at the national level. Types and forms of health services and the conditions for their provision in health care facilities. International classification. Health statistics. Modifiable determinants of health. Health education methods and their use. Implementation of the WHO health policy at the national level. Health statistics and demography.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint the student with issues related to strengthening health and to provide him/her with basic information on questions about health, illness, and the health status of the population.
The student uses various educational methods to care for health and to prevent illness in individuals, in groups, and in the entire society. He/she knows managerial and entrepreneurial activities in health care and practically applies gained knowledge and skills.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Home assignment evaluation, Presentation

Completion of compulsory 60% attendance at the lectures. Completion of compulsory 80% attendance at the practicum sessions and seminars. Completing assigned written work.
Recommended literature
  • DURDISOVÁ, J. Ekonomika zdraví. 1. vyd. Praha : Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 2005.
  • FAIT, T. a kol. Preventivní medicína. Praha : Maxdorf Jessenius, 2008.
  • HOLČÍK, J. Systém péče o zdraví a zdravotní gramotnost. Brno : Masarykova Univerzita, 2010.
  • JANEČKOVÁ, H.; HNILICOVÁ, H. Úvod do veřejného zdravotnictví. Praha : Portál, 2009.
  • KOMÁREK, L. a kol. Ochrana a podpora zdraví. Praha : Nadace CINDI, 3. lékařská fakulta UK, 2011.
  • KREBS, V. Sociální politika. Praha : Wolters Kluwer, 2010.
  • NEŠPOR, K. Návykové chování. Praha : Portál, 2007.
  • VRUBLOVÁ, Y. Zdravý životní styl. Ostrava : Ostravská univerzita, 2005.
  • WHO. ZDRAVÍ 21 Osnova programu Zdraví pro všechny v Evropském regionu Světové zdravotnické organizace. Evropská řada Zdraví pro všechny č. 6. Praha: WHO Regionální úřadovna pro Evropu Kodaň, 2000.


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