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ERASMUS - Hygiene, Epidemiology and a Preventive Medicine II. - CERA2P0033
Title: ERASMUS - Hygiena, epidemiologie a preventivní lékařství II.
Guaranteed by: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3FM CU (12-EPID)
Faculty: Third Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2016
Semester: winter
Points: 1
E-Credits: 1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:4/10, C(+Ex) [HS]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Guarantor: MUDr. Jana Dáňová, Ph.D.
doc. MUDr. Pavel Dlouhý, Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Introduction of epidemiology, terminology, epidemiological studies, their interpretation and evaluation of results, epidemiologic aspects of evaluation of health status, trends in epidemiology
Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Aim of the course -

Inform students about terminology used in epidemiology, epidemiologic aspects of evaluation of health status, basic characteristics of population studies, the ways of planning, organization, interpretation and evaluation of studies. All practical topics are illustrated by model situation solving.

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Course completion requirements -

HEPM 2                            Methods in epidemiology

                                Types of epidemiologic studies

                               Descriptive characteristics - person, place, time

                               Morbidity, mortality

                               Validity of diagnostic tests 

  80% of attendance in practicals, credit test - 30 questions of multiple choice test - 22 correct

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Literature -

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual

 

David L. Heymann, MD, Editor, ISBN 0-87553-034-6 soft cover, ISBN 0-87553-035-4 hardcover

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Teaching methods -

Lectures, practices

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Requirements to the exam -

HEPM 2                 Methods in epidemiology

                               Types of epidemiologic studies

                               Descriptive characteristics - person, place, time

                               Morbidity, mortality

                               Validity of diagnostic tests 

  80% of attendance in practicals, credit test - 30 questions of multiple choice test - 22 correct

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Syllabus -

Hygiene, epidemiology and preventive medicine

Epidemiology methods

English curriculum

Lectures

Development and use of epidemiological methods

Terminology used in epidemiology,basic characteristics of epidemiological studies, examples of different types of studies, their planning, design, and conducting, evaluation of results

Epidemiologic aspects of evaluation of health status

Methods of evaluation of health status, explanation of terminology used, basic characteristics of population studies, measures of disease frequency and association

Practicals

Descriptive epidemiology

Basic characteristics - person, place, time. Sources of data and its presentation.

Types of descriptive studies. Hypothesis formulation of causal association.

Analytical epidemiology

Definition, clarification of causal association between exposure and effect, hypothesis testing. Selection of study groups, statistical assesment. Prospective and retrospective case-control and cohort study, their advantages and disadvantages

Experimental epidemiology

Definition, effect and importace of experimental studies. Their types, selection of subjects under investigation, types of blinding, randomization, design, conducting and final testing and evaluation. Ethical issues of experimental clinical studies.

The ways of interpretation and evaluation of studies - 2 hod.

Issues in analysis and interpretation of studies, evaluation of the role of bias and counfounding, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals

Validity of the diagnostic tests

Definition and importance of validity of diagnostic tests measurement, gold standard, sensitivity, specificity and predictive value calculation, design and strategy of population screening programme

All Practicals topics are illustrated by model situation solving

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Entry requirements -

Nothing

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
Course completion requirements -

HEPM 2                            Methods in epidemiology

                                Types of epidemiologic studies

                               Descriptive characteristics - person, place, time

                               Morbidity, mortality

                               Validity of diagnostic tests 

  80% of attendance in practicals, credit test - 30 questions of multiple choice test - 22 correct

Last update: Maternová Kateřina, Bc. (21.09.2016)
 
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