Data

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: OSP-PUH-T  |  1 credit  |  Dentistry |  Pre-clinical module  |  autumn

Prerequisites: OSA-EF1-T completed , OSA-MF2-T completed

Exam course: yes

Number of hours/semester

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

Course headcount limitations

min. 1

Topic

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.

Lectures

  • 1. Leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. The definition of health and disease. Health determinants. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 2. Levels of prevention. Health Promotion. Social risk factors. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 3. Basics of Epidemiology - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 4. Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 5. Epidemiology and prevention of cancer - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 6. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable diseases - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 7. Epidemiology of addictions. - Dr. Gyöngyi Zoltán
  • 8. Basics of nutrition. Nutritional habits, healthy diet. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 9. Role of nutrition in the development of major chronic non-communicable diseases - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 10. Basics of infectious diseases. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 11. Main categories of infectious diseases and their characterization 1. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 12. Main categories of infectious diseases and their characterization 2. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 13. Basics of environmental health 1. - Bérczi Bálint Dániel
  • 14. Basics of environmental health 2. Occupational medicine - Dr. Varga Csaba

Practices

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

Maximum of 15 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams

-

Making up for missed classes

-

Exam topics/questions

1. Leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. The definition of health and disease. Health determinants.
2. Health promotion, health education. Social risk factors.
3. Levels of prevention
4. Demography
5. Epidemiological indicators. Epidemiological studies.
6. Screening
7. Epidemiology, risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular diseases
8. Epidemiology and prevention of cancer
9. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable diseases: diabetes, osteoporosis
10. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable respiratory diseases
11. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable gastrointestinal diseases
12. Basics of nutrition. Nutritional habits, healthy diet.
13. Role of nutrition in the development of major chronic non-communicable diseases. Epidemiology of obesity
14. Basics of infectious diseases (epidemic process, routes of transmission). Global situation of infectious diseases
15. Practical aspects of infectious disease prevention. Vaccination
16. Epidemiology and prevention of airborne diseases
17. Epidemiology and prevention of foodborne diseases and food poisoning
18. Epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and viral hepatitis
19. Water hygiene. Soil pollution
20. Air hygiene. Health effects of air pollution
21. Occupational medicine in the dental praxis.
22. Major risk factors in disease development: smoking and alcohol consumption

Examiners

  • Dr. Gyöngyi Zoltán
  • Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • Dr. Németh Katalin
  • Dr. Varga Csaba

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars