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Public Health 1 (The Basics of Disease Prevention)

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Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2020-2021

Course director

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

Department of Public Health Medicine

Subject data

Code of subject: OAA-BML-T  |  1 credit  |  General Medicine |  Basic module  |  autumn

Prerequisites: -

Exam course: yes

Number of hours/semester

7 lectures + 7 practices + 0 seminars = total of 14 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 1

Topic

The subject analyses the factors influencing disease development, investigates the social and economic factors playing role in the health prevention. Represents the health care systems to introduce the students into this organisation, in where they should work later. Furthermore analyses some certain social group’s special health problems from the health prevention point of view.
After Public Health 6 the students must take a public health final exam which includes the material of all the Public Health subjects (Public Health 1 - 6).

Lectures

  • 1. Global public health situation. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 2. The definition of health and disease. Health determinants. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 3. Public Health. The basics of disease prevention. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 4. The role of social factors in disease development. - Dr. Marek Erika Mária
  • 5. Health promotion. Health education. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 6. Mother and neonatal health. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 7. Health policy. - Dr. Girán János

Practices

  • 1. Levels of prevention.
  • 2. Measurement of anthropometric parameters.
  • 3. Health problems of the elderly
  • 4. Rehabilitation, chronic nursing care, hospice
  • 5. Special health situation of minorities
  • 6. Special health situation of handicapped persons
  • 7. Health problems of the youth.

Seminars

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Edit Paulik: Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Medicina Publishing House, Budapest 2013.

Literature developed by the Department

Educational material uploaded on Neptun.

Notes

Recommended literature

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Participation in practicals is obligatory which is registered. Absences should not exceed 2x45 min. Otherwise signature of grade book is denied.

Mid-term exams

-

Making up for missed classes

Students may attend the practical of another group on the same week. Pre-consultation with practical leader is needed.

Exam topics/questions

1. Global public health situation.
2. Trends and tendencies related to morbidity, mortality and the health care system in the 21. century.
3. Public Health. The basics of disease prevention.
4. The definition of health and disease.
5. Health determinants.
6. Educational status and income: their effects on disease development
7. The role of social factors in disease development (excluding educational status and income)
8. Health promotion.
9. Preventive tasks related to maternity and pregnancy
10. Neonatal health.
11. Health policy.
12. Levels of prevention.
13. Role of obesity and physical inactivity in disease development
14. Role of smoking and alcohol consumption in disease development
15. Health problems of the elderly (epidemiological characteristics and aging theories)
16. Health problems of the elderly (physiological characteristics, possibilities of prevention, primary, secondary prevention)
17. Rehabilitation, chronic nursing care, hospice
18. Special health situation of minorities
19. Special health situation of migrants, public health aspects
20. Special health situation of homeless people, public health aspects
21. Special health situation of handicapped persons, possibilities of prevention (mobility and sensory impairments)
22. Special health situation of handicapped persons, possibilities of prevention (intellectual disability)
23. Organization of childhood and youth health, age specific epidemiological characteristics
24. Childhood and youth health (drug use, risks of sexual behaviour, mental health, causes of violent death)

Examiners

  • Dr. Berényi Károly
  • Dr. Girán János
  • Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • Dr. Kiss Zsuzsanna
  • Dr. Németh Katalin
  • Dr. Rákosy Zsuzsa
  • Dr. Szendi Katalin

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Dr. Berényi Károly
  • Dr. Girán János
  • Dr. Németh Balázs
  • Dr. Németh Katalin
  • Dr. Rákosy Zsuzsa