Academic year …2018/2019……….
Name of a course / module
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH
Name of a department where course is held
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Metabolic Disorders
E-mail of department
Medicine with the Division of Dentistry and Division of Medical Education in English
Name of a field of study
Level of education
First degree studies, Uniform master’s degree studies
Form of study
full time X part time
Language of instruction
Polish English X
Type of course
Obligatory X facultative
Year of study / Semester
I x II £ III £ IV £ V £ VI £
1 x 2 £ 3 £ 4 £ 5 £ 6 £ 7 £ 8 £ 10 £
11 £ 12 £
Introductory courses with preliminary requirements
Number of didactic hours with specification of forms of conducting classes
Lectures – 4h
Assumptions and aims
of the course
To familiarize students with university regulations relating to work health and safety, principles of behavior of students in classes and discussion of rules of conduct in case of emergency.
Lecture with multimedia presentation
Full name of the person conducting the course
employed scientific and teaching staff
Full name of the person responsible for teaching
dr hab. Agnieszka Błachnio-Zabielska
Symbol and number of learning outcomes according to the teaching standards and other learning outcomes
Description of directional learning outcomes
Form of classes
Verification methods for achieving intended learning outcomes
The student knows the concepts of health and safety and university regulations regarding health and safety at work.
Summarizing methods e.g.,
- continuous assessment by teacher (observation)
Forming methods, e.g.,
- evaluation of the activity in the classroom
Form of activity
Number of hours to complete the activity
Classes that require the participation of a teacher
Total hours: 4h
Total hours: 0h
(symbol and number)
University regulations on work hygiene and safety.
Rules of behavior of students in university laboratories.
Procedures in case of emergencies: faints, burns, electrocution, poisoning, burning, bleeding.
Obligatory textbook: (1-2 pozycje)
- Occupational health, Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, 2000
Optional textbook: (1-2 pozycje)
Criteria for assessing the achieved learning outcomes and the form and conditions for receiving credit:
Attendance at the lecture confirmed by signature.
Medicine with Division of Dentistry and Division of Medical Education in English
I £ II x III £ IV £ V £ VI £
1 £ 2 £ 3 x 4 £ 5 £ 6 £ 7 £ 8 £ 10 £
Implementation of the learning outcomes in terms of knowledge, skills and competencies of the previous years of study.
Lectures – 12h
Classes – 28h
Student should possess the ability to interpret the results of epidemiological studies, read literature with a critical assessment of the epidemiological information contained therein and should possess the ability to construct a correct model of an epidemiological study in the field of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.
The student should know:
- the causes of the spread of communicable and noncommunicable diseases
- basic concepts, terms used in epidemiology
- practical application of knowledge in the field of epidemiology in clinical practice
- providing knowledge in a form of a lecture
- consultation (both regular and organized in individual cases). The consultations once a month at a time agreed with the students
- case description
- self study
- study of the literature)
known methods to assess the health status of individuals and populations, different systems of classification of diseases and medical procedures
- written exam (examination - an essay.)
- observation of the student's work
- assessment of preparation for classes
- discussion in class
knows ways to identify and study the risk factors, advantages and disadvantages of different types of epidemiological studies and measures demonstrating the presence of cause and effect;
knows epidemiology and chronic infectious diseases, methods to prevent them from occurring at different stages in the natural history of the disease and the role of the influenza surveillance;
knows the principles of health promotion, its tasks and main lines of action, with particular focus on the role of the elements of a healthy lifestyle;
know the regulations on medical experiment and conduct other medical research;
can interpret measure the incidence of disease and disability, to assess the epidemiological situation diseases commonly occurring in the country;
describes the demographic structure of the population and, on that basis the health problems of the population;
Summarizing methods e.g,.
- realization of a specific task
- project, presentation
- completion of each activity
collects information on the presence of risk factors and chronic diseases and preventive action plans at different levels of prevention
recognizes own limitations diagnostic and therapeutic, educational needs, planning educational activity
Continuous assessment by teachers (observation)
can work in a team of professionals, in a multicultural and multinational
Implements the principles of professional camaraderie and collaboration with other professionals in the field of health
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1 punkt ECTS oznacza 25-30 godzin pracy studenta w różnych formach, takich jak np.:
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1. G.W1., GW2
2. GW2, GW3
5. GW2, GW9,GU2, K1
6. GW3, GU2
7. GW13, GU1, K2
8. GW2, GW9, GU2
9. G.W1., GW2, GW9
10. GU1, GU2, K3
11. G.W1., GU1, GU2
13. GW5, GW13, K1
14. GW3, GU2
15. GW5, GW13.K2, K3
1. Determinants of health status.
2. Epidemiology - aims and objectives.
3. Basic types of epidemiological phenomena and methods of research.
4. Elements of demographics in epidemiology.
5. The strategy of epidemiological studies.
6. Epidemiology of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.
7. Epidemiological situation of Polish, European and world.
8. Basic types of epidemiological phenomena and methods of study. The tasks of modern epidemiology.
9. Methods for epidemiological studies.
10. Sources of information in epidemiology.
11. Application of selected demographic issues in epidemiological studies.
12. Planning epidemiological studies.
14. Epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases - epidemic process, epidemiological investigation, and epidemiological surveillance.
15. Prevention of infectious and non-communicable diseases.
- Epidemiology, Leon Gordis Third edition, Elsevier Saunders
- Epidemiology 101, Robert H. Friis
- Introduction to Epidemiology, Ray M. Merrill, Sixth Edition, Jones and Bartlett Learning
The prerequisite for obtaining the credit is the presence on all lectures and classes and obtaining a pass from the classes.