Institute of Social Medicine and Public Health

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B81052 Public Health and Medical Law Course schedule 6th years students General Medicine

Winter semester 2016/2017

Dates: 12.12. – 22.12. 2014
Time: 8:30 – 12:30

Place: to be specified (please check in SIS). In case of the the field visits (see Course programme) time schedule is accomodated to operation order in attended institutions. Students will be also devided into two groups.
Credit: One absence maximum

Day Date Description Lecturer Note
Mo 12.12.2016 8.30 – 9.00 Introduction to the Course . 9.00 – 12.30. Concept of public health, global public health. Health and health determinants. Leading causes of mortality in international context. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D. Location: to be specified in SIS. 8.30 - 12.30
Tue 13.12.2016 Social inequalities and health. Vulnerable social groups. Social health care. PhDr. Hana Janečková, Ph.D
Wed 14.12.2016 Basics of medical demography. Health status assessment, basic indicators. Excercise. Migration and health. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D. Mgr. Tulupova - excercise
Thu 15.12.2016 1st group:Field visit in the children´s recovery home :Olivova dětská léčebna Říčany u Prahy 2nd group: Field visit in the Children centre of Thomayer hospital PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D. Mgr. Tulupova, Ph.D
Fri 16.12.2016 8.30 - 10.00 Social gerontology: Prof. Topinkova; 10.30 – 12.30 Social pediatrics: Syndrome CAN, foster care doc. MUDr. Lubomír Kukla, CSc.
Mo 19.12.2016 Basics of medical law in EU. doc. JUDr. Tomáš Doležal, Ph.D.
Tue 20.12.2016 Quality assurance in the health care: Definitions and the dimensions of quality. Selected methods of QA with special attention to clinical practice guidelines Radim Licenik, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Wed 21.12.2016 World health systems in international comparison, current trends.Czech healtcare systém. European Health Consumer Index. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D.
Thu 22.12.2016 8.30 – 9.15 Health promotion, disease prevention and health literacy PhDr. Helena Hnilicová 9.30 – 11.00 Health promotion and disease prevention in WHO programmes. MUDr. Šteflová 11.30 – 12.30 Conclusion, answers and questions PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D. Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D

Terms of the State examinations:

  1. - 3. 1.2014 8:30 Hnilicová, Topinková, Tulupova
  2. - 4. 1. 2014 8:30 Hnilicová, Doležál, Tulupova
  3. - 5. 1. 2014 8:30 Hnilicová, Kukla, Tulupova

B81165 Public Health and Medical Law – Dentistry 3rd year

General information about the subject, aims and requirements for credits

Winter semester 2016/2017

Credit: One absence maximum.
Concept of public health, definitions of health. The main health determinants. Health policy and its objectives. Evaluation of population´s health status by demographic indicators. Risk social groups. Health care systems in the international comparison. Czech health care system, organization and management. Introduction to health economics. Financing and purchasing of health services. Basics or social pediatrics and social geriatrics. Basics of health promotion and disease prevention. EU Health legislation

Aim of the Course

On completion of the course students:

  1. will be familiar with the population approach to the study of health and illness
  2. will understand social and economic determinants of population health
  3. will gain knowledge of the most important health care policy issues and their implication for practice in medicine
  4. will be informed about models of world health systems, their financing, management and administration
  5. will be able to identify strengths and weaknesses of particular health system
  6. will be familiar with the main principles of the Czech health care system
  7. will be familiar with specific social-health problems of the vulnerable social groups (elderly, children)

Obligatory literature:

  1. Fried B, Gaydos L.: World Health Systems: Challenges and Perspectives. Health Administration Press, Chicago, Illinois, AUPHA Press, Washington, D.C., 2001
  2. Detels, R., McEwen, J., Beaglehole, R., Tanaka, H.: Oxford Textbook of Public Health. Forth ed., Oxford University Press 2004
  3. Wilkinson, R., Marmot, M.: Social determinants of Health. Solid Facts. WHO. International Centre for Health. 2003.

Additional literature

  2. Beaglehole, Robert, Bonita, Ruth: Public Health at the Crossroads. Achievements and prospects. Cambridge University Press, 1997
  3. Health 21 : the health for all policy framework for the WHO European Region. European Health for All series, No. 6
  4. Health Care Systems in Transition. Czech Republic, WHO Regional Office for Europe on behalf of the European
  5. Observatory on Systems and Policies, 2005
  6. Saltman, B., Figureas J.: European Health Care Reforms: Analysis of Current Strategies, WHO, Copenhagen
  7. Health at Glance OECD Health Database Health at Glance OECD Health Database
Note: Teachers will also recommend additional study materials at their lectures.


Date Description Lecturer Note
05.10.2016 Introduction to the course (Mgr. Elena Tulupova). The role of Public Health. International Public Health, WHO. ( Dr. Hnilicova) Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D. Classes will be held every Wednesday 14 30 - 16 45 p.m. at the Institute of Public Health and Medical Law, Faust House (Karlovo nám. 40), classroom No. 13.
12.10.2016 Concept of health. Overall determinants of population health. Health policy. Health 2020. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D.
19.10.2016 Social inequalities and health. Vulnerable social groups Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D.
26.10.2016 Basics of medical demography. Health status indicators. International comparison of health. Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D.
02.11.2016 The system of long term care (LTC) in the CR. PhDr. Hana Janečková, Ph.D
09.11.2016 World health systems in international comparison. Current trends. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D.
16.11.2016 Basics of Medica Law and EU health legislation doc. JUDr. Tomáš Doležal, Ph.D.
23.11.2016 Legal issues in dentistry in a global context Market oriented dentistry. Stephen M. Novak, JD, LL.M, ALM
30.11.2016 Selected issues in Social pediatrics. Syndrome CAN doc. MUDr. Lubomír Kukla, CSc.
07.12.2016 Field visit: Children centre Paprsek, Bílinská 517 Prague 9 Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D.
14.12.2016 Health promotion: WHO programs Dr. Alena Šteflová
21.12.2016 Health of the Czech population. Czech health care systems - main principles. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D.
04.01.2017 A video documentary "Supersize Me" and discussion on global causes of obesity. Consultation for essays preparation. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D. Lecture starts at 15.00
11.01.2017 Health promotion and disease prevention applied to oral public health. PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D. Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D
18.01.2017 Conclusion. Credits Mgr. Elena Tulupova, Ph.D. PhDr. Hnilicová, Ph.D - Joomla Webdesign | XHTML 1.0 | CSS 2.0 | Back to top ^