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F7AMSVKZP - Selected Chapters from Medical Processes

Code Completion Credits Range Language
F7AMSVKZP KZ 5 2P+2S English
Lecturer:
Marek Loužek (guarantor)
Tutor:
Marek Loužek (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection
Synopsis:

Healthcare is a highly complex process calling for the fulfillment of a whole range of different technical requirements in order to provide quality health services. In its introductory section, the subject of the course deals with issues such as providing healthcare facilities with resources, delivering pharmaceutical drugs, medical aids and other essential commodities for their operation. It also seeks to clarify the issues involving requirements for technical equipment, measuring devices, examination and check-ups of medical instrumentation, occupational safety and health, fire protection, handling of chemicals and chemical compounds, and waste disposal in healthcare facilities.

The final set of lectures is focused on questions of safeguarding quality and patient safety, protection of employees´ and patients´ data, procedures for checking the quality of provided care by means of certification of healthcare facilities.

Requirements:

Students´ knowledge will be checked at oral exams, questions will be available on the web pages. Attendance at lectures is recommended. Attendance is mandatory at 80% of tutorials; absence may be excused only under serious and well-documented circumstances, following agreement with the teacher who will decide on the method of making up for the lost lessons.

Syllabus of lectures:

Structure of lectures:

–Ensuring resources in healthcare

–Pharmaceuticals logistics

–Handling and operating medical technology

–Using measuring devices in healthcare

–Spatial requirements for healthcare purposes (energy audits, buildings´ energy performance certificates)

–Examination and checkups of instruments

–Waste disposal in healthcare

–Handling chemicals

–Providing for occupational safety and health

–Fire protection of healthcare premises

–Hygienic regulations in healthcare

–Protection of employees´ and patients´ data

–Procedures for checking the quality of provided healthcare

–Requirements and procedures for the certification of hospitals

Syllabus of tutorials:

–Ensuring resources in healthcare

–Pharmaceuticals logistics

–Handling and operating medical technology

–Using measuring devices in healthcare

–Spatial requirements for healthcare purposes (energy audits, buildings´ energy performance certificates)

–Examination and checkups of instruments

–Waste disposal in healthcare

–Handling chemicals

–Providing for occupational safety and health

–Fire protection of healthcare premises

–Hygienic regulations in healthcare

–Protection of employees´ and patients´ data

–Procedures for checking the quality of provided healthcare

–Requirements and procedures for the certification of hospitals

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Recommended:

1] KELLY, Diane L. Applying quality management in healthcare: a systems approach. 3rd ed. Arlington, VA: Association of University Programs in Health Administration, c2011. ISBN 978-156-7933-765.

[2] AMELUNG, Volker Eric. Healthcare management. New York: Springer, 2013. ISBN 978-3-642-38711-1.

Note:
The course is a part of the following study plans:
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