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F7ADIVZ - Public Health

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F7ADIVZ ZK 28P English
Jan Bříza (guarantor), Věra Adámková (guarantor)
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection

The course is based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization for the countries of the European Union regarding the professional activities of workers in the field of health protection, health promotion, and disease prevention.

Current knowledge of medicine in the field of health promotion refutes/disproves the recently accepted factor view, ie the effect of individual components of lifestyle on human health. Only a holistic view of lifestyle as a complex of biological and psychosocial influences can be used as a decisive determinant of health.


Teaching takes place in the form of mandatory practical seminars and regular consultations with teachers and the subject guarantor.

Syllabus of lectures:


1. The concept of health - the current definition. Interpretation of basic concepts - illness, health, and holistic approach in health care

2. Protection of public health, Occupational and assessment medicine, basic definitions of terms, occupational diseases and accidents at work. Requirements of the integrated rescue system (IRS) work environment

3. Non-infectious epidemics of modern civilization, possibilities of prevention

4. Infectious epidemics of modern civilization, possibilities of prevention

5. Legislative regulation in the field of healthcare

6. Environmental hygiene, Catering hygiene

7. Public health protection, CBRN

8. Compensation of injuries and diseases in the protection of public health

9. Social and health insurance system, Czech Republic, Europe

10. Introduction to the issue of health care reporting

11. Medical statistics

12. National health registries

13. Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) System

14. Medical revision activities

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