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Dr. István Zoltán KISS (email@example.com), professor
Department of Public Health Medicine
Code of subject: OSF-FEA-T | 1 credit | Dentistry | Optional module | spring
Prerequisites: OSP-PUH-T completed
9 lectures + 3 practices + 0 seminars = total of 12 hours
min. 5 – max. 15 person
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.
Heymann (ed.): Control of Communicable Diseases Manual
Mikanatha, Lynfield, Van Beneden, de Valk (eds.): Infectious Disease Surveillance
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.