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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: OAP-NOT-T  |  2 credit  |  General Medicine |  Pre-clinical module  |  spring

Prerequisites: OAA-KET-T completed , OAP-MO2-T parallel , OAP-PA1-T completed

Exam course: yes

Number of hours/semester

20 lectures + 8 practices + 0 seminars = total of 28 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 1

Topic

The aim of the subject is to form a preventive attitude. The physicians have to know the different preventive strategies and they have to be able to use them in the practice.
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. The role of nutrition in non-communicable disease (especially cardiovascular disease) prevention. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 2. Nutrition and cancer. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 3. Diet and nutrition. Basics of healthy diet. - Dr. Szabó István
  • 4. Dietary recommendation. Dietary status in the world. - Dr. Szabó István
  • 5. Special dietary practice; risks and benefits - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 6. Epidemiology and prevention of prion diseases. New infectious diseases. - Dr. Varga Csaba
  • 7. Plant-derived bioactive components in diet. Chemoprevention. Food supplements and functional foods. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 8. Food contaminants, food additives. Food safety. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 9. Human genetics in public health - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 10. Interaction of environmental and genetical / genomical factors in disease development. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 11. Genomics and epigenetics in public health. Nutrigenomics. - Dr. Rákosy Zsuzsa
  • 12. Molecular carcinogenesis, biomarkers, prevention. - Dr. Rákosy Zsuzsa
  • 13. The epidemic process. Routes of transmission. Procession of infectious diseases. Epidemiological status in the world. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 14. Airborne infections. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 15. Enteral infections I. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 16. Enteral infections II. Viral hepatitis. - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 17. Epidemiology and prevention of haematogenic and lymphogenic infections - Dr. Németh Katalin
  • 18. Hospital hygiene. Nosocomial infections. Sterilization, disinfection. - Dr. Gyöngyi Zoltán
  • 19. Epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. - Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • 20. Genetically modified organisms. - Dr. Gyöngyi Zoltán

Practices

  • 1. Nutritional screening.
  • 2. Maintaining and/or restoring energy balance: physical activity and nutrition. Epidemiology of obesity.
  • 3. Food safety lab practicals I.
  • 4. Food safety lab practicals II.
  • 5. Possibilities for prevention of epidemics.
  • 6. Vaccination.
  • 7. Epidemiology and prevention of infections transmitted through the skin.
  • 8. Epidemiology and prevention of zoonoses.

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

Public Health 4.

1. Role of nutrition in prevention of cardiovascular diseases
2. Role of nutrition in prevention of cancers
3. Principles of healthy diet
4. Epidemiology of malnutrition and nutritional deficiencies
5. Dietary guidelines
6. Special nutritional considerations: vegetarianism
7. Special nutritional considerations: Mediterranean diet, DASH- (Dietary Approaches to
Stop Hypertension) diet
8. Special nutritional considerations: trendy diets
9. Assessment of nutritional status, nutritional screening
10. Epidemiology of obesity
11. Dietary supplements and functional foods
12. Food additives
13. Food safety, food safety testing
14. Chemoprevention
15. Genetically modified organisms
16. Interaction of environmental and genetical factors in disease development
17. Genomics and epigenetics in public health. Nutrigenomics
18. Molecular basics of carcinogenesis
19. Primary and secondary factors of epidemic process (virulence, source of infection, means of transmission, susceptible host)
20. Nosocomial infections. Sterilization, disinfection
21. Infectious diseases worldwide
22. Prevention of infectious diseases: vaccination, chemoprophylaxis
23. Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases, mandatory immunisation for children
24. Epidemiology and prevention of airborne bacterial infections
25. Epidemiology and prevention of airborne viral infections
26. Characteristics, types, occurrence and prevention of enteric infections
27. Epidemiology and prevention of enteric bacterial infections
28. Epidemiology and prevention of enteric viral infections
29. Epidemiology and prevention of enteric helminth and protozoon infections
30. Epidemiology and prevention of viral hepatitides
31. Epidemiology and prevention of haematogenic and lymphogenic infections
32. Epidemiology and prevention of infections transmitted through the skin
33. Epidemiology and prevention of zoonotic helminth and bacterial infections
34. Epidemiology and prevention of zoonotic protozoon and viral infections
35. Epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (excluding AIDS)
36. Epidemiology and prevention of AIDS
37. Epidemiology and prevention of prion diseases
38. New infectious diseases. Bioterrorism

Examiners

  • Dr. Berényi Károly
  • Dr. Gyöngyi Zoltán
  • Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • Dr. Kiss István Zoltán
  • Dr. Kiss Zsuzsanna
  • Dr. Rákosy Zsuzsa
  • Dr. Szendi Katalin
  • Dr. Varga Csaba

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Bérczi Bálint Dániel
  • Dr. Berényi Károly
  • Dr. Németh Katalin
  • Dr. Rákosy Zsuzsa
  • Dr. Szendi Katalin