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Basics of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

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Offizielle Daten in der Fachveröffentlichung für das folgende akademische Jahr: 2020-2021

Lehrbeauftragte/r

Dr. István Zoltán KISS (istvan.kiss@aok.pte.hu), professor

Department of Public Health Medicine

Fachangaben

Kode des Fachs/Kurses: OXFFEA-z-T  |  1 ECTS  |  Dentistry |  Optional modul  |  spring

Voraussetzungen: OZPPUH-T completed

Semesterwochenstunden

9 Vorlesungen + 3 Praktika + 0 Seminare = Insgesamt 12

Zahl der Kursteilnehmer für den Kurs

min. 5 – max. 15

Thematik

However the morbidity and mortality caused by infectious diseases has significantly declined in the developed countries in the last century due to the effective prevention methods, their complete elimination is not possible, infectious diseases are still part of our everyday life. The spread of infectious diseases could be controlled by timely identification, proper investigation and by targeted interventions. Aim of the course is to present the special characteristics of infectious diseases, and of infectious disease epidemiology; basics and functioning of surveillance systems, the basics and steps of an outbreak investigation, and epidemiological methods used during the investigation.

Vorlesungen

  • 1. Special characteristics of infectious diseases - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 2. Basics of infectious disease epidemiology I - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 3. Basics of infectious disease epidemiology II - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 4. Methods used in infectious disease epidemiology - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 5. Basic principles of surveillance - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 6. Infectious disease surveillance - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 7. Basics and steps of outbreak investigation I - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 8. Basics and steps of outbreak investigation II - Dr. Prantner Ida
  • 9. Investigation of a food-borne outbreak - Dr. Prantner Ida

Praktika

  • 1. Use of epidemiological knowledge in practice I (definitions, surveillance data interpretation, analysis)
  • 2. Use of epidemiological knowledge in practice II (Data collection, analysis, graphical interpretations)
  • 3. Use of epidemiological knowledge in practice III (analytic studies)

Seminare

Materialien zum Aneignen des Lehrstoffes

Obligatorische Literatur

Vom Institut veröffentlichter Lehrstoff

Skript

Empfohlene Literatur

Heymann (ed.): Control of Communicable Diseases Manual
Mikanatha, Lynfield, Van Beneden, de Valk (eds.): Infectious Disease Surveillance

Voraussetzung zum Absolvieren des Semesters

The participation in the lectures, seminars, practises is obligatory (a catalogue should be signed), a maximum of 2x45 min absence is acceptable, above the signature will be rejected.

Semesteranforderungen

-

Möglichkeiten zur Nachholung der Fehlzeiten

None

Prüfungsfragen

-

Prüfer

Praktika, Seminarleiter/innen

  • Dr. Prantner Ida