Public health
Abbreviation: 46LA1 Load: 15(L) + 0(S) + 0(CP) + 0(EXE) + 0(P) + 0(ST) + 0(LE) + 0(ME) + 0(SCP) + 0(FE) + 0(CE) + 0(PP) + 0(MSCP)
Lecturers in charge: Cecilija Rotim
Course description: Definition of terms public health, preventive medicine, the level and content of preventive activities. Terms and determinants of health and disease. The principles of health promotion, the definition and implementation of health promotion programs. Individual and community health. The influence of social factors on health. The public health challenges of our time. Load disease. Mental health in the community, the impact of social and economic circumstances, stigma and prejudice. Maintaining and improving health, risky behavior and impact on health outcomes. The organization and implementation of health care. Types of Health Insurance in Croatia and the world. Measures of health care, insurance and control of the operation. Preventive activities, criteria of efficiency and preventive national programs. Quality control in the implementation of health care. Health literacy and the role of the media in public health activities and programs. Planning and evaluation of public health programs and projects.
Lecture languages: - - -
Compulsory literature:
1. Ropac D, Puntarić D i sur. Javno zdravstvo. Medicinska naklada, Zagreb 2015.
Recommended literature:
2. Zdravstveno-statistički ljetopisi Hrvatskog zavoda za javno zdravstvo
3. On-line Hrvatski časopis za javno zdravstvo
4. On - line časopis Zdravlje za sve (NZJZ "Dr. A. Štampar"):
L - Lectures
FE - Field exercises
CE - Project laboratory
PP - Preclinical practicals
MSCP - Mentorship of special clinical practicals
S - Seminar
CP - Clinical practicals
EXE - Exercises of applied kinesiology
P - Practicum
ST - Sectio training
LE - Laboratory exercises
ME - Methodology exercises
SCP - Special clinical practicals
* - Not graded