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Dr. István Zoltán KISS (firstname.lastname@example.org), professor
Department of Public Health Medicine
Code of subject: OPO-KE2-T | 3 credit | Pharmacy | Med.-biol. theoretical module and practical skills module | spring
Prerequisites: OPO-KE1-T completedExam course: yes
28 lectures + 14 practices + 0 seminars = total of 42 hours
Public Health represents the preventive side of medicine. The subject deals with primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of the most challenging diseases of public health.
The aims are to exam the process of disease development and demonstrate the possibilities of prevention on individual and community levels.
Edit Paulik: Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Medicina Publishing House, Budapest 2013.
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Participation in practicals is obligatory which is registered.
Absences should not exceed 2x45 min. Otherwise signature of grade book is denied.
There are no make-up classes.
1. Primary and secondary factors of epidemic process (virulence, source of infection, means of transmission, susceptible host)
2. Nosocomial infections. Sterilization, disinfection
3. Infectious diseases worldwide
4. Prevention of infectious diseases: vaccination, chemoprophylaxis
5. Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases, mandatory immunisation for children
6. Epidemiology and prevention of airborne bacterial infections
7. Epidemiology and prevention of airborne viral infections
8. Characteristics, types, occurrence and prevention of enteric infections
9. Epidemiology and prevention of enteric bacterial infections
10. Epidemiology and prevention of enteric viral infections
11. Epidemiology and prevention of enteric helminth and protozoon infections
12. Epidemiology and prevention of viral hepatitides
13. Epidemiology and prevention of haematogenic and lymphogenic infections
14. Epidemiology and prevention of infections transmitted through the skin
15. Epidemiology and prevention of zoonotic helminth and bacterial infections
16. Epidemiology and prevention of zoonotic protozoon and viral infections
17. Epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (excluding AIDS)
18. Epidemiology and prevention of AIDS
19. Epidemiology and prevention of prion diseases
20. New infectious diseases. Bioterrorism
21. Epidemiology and prevention of addictions
22. Criteria of the meta-analyses and the systematic review
23. Basic principles of ecology. Human environment, human ecology.
24. Settlement health, transportation and health, Health effects of interiors, health and the built environment
25. Environmental monitoring and protection. Health effects of global environmental issues
26. Air pollutants and their health effects
27. Health effects of microbiological and chemical water pollutants, water quality testing
28. Health effects of soil contamination. Health effects and management of waste water, wastes and hazardous wastes
29. History of occupational health. Organization and levels of occupational health services. Work safety
30. Risk assessment, management and communication
31. Occupational toxicology: chemical safety
32. Occupational cancers
33. Physical hazards: health effects of low and high temperature
34. Physical hazards: disorders caused by noise and vibration and their prevention
35. Basics of toxikology, epidemiology poisonings.
36. Psychosocial and biological hazards. Ergonomic factors.
37. Health effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiations
38. Health effects of inorganic and organic dusts and their prevention
39. New and emerging risks in occupational medicine
40. Occupational diseases of health care workers and prevention. Occupational accidents.
41. Migration and catastrophes, medical and occupational health considerations