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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Health care organization and public health protection - M320038
Title: Organizace zdravotnictví a ochrana veřejného zdraví
Guaranteed by: Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology (320)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:1
E-Credits: winter s.:1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/1, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Hnilicová Helena PhDr. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N320074
Annotation -
The course is focused on the Czech healthcare system and its principles as applied in practice. Healthcare administration and organization structure as well as network of health services are described. Quality assurance in the health care is explained. Students are provided with comprehensive information on health status of population. The most significant risk factors influencing health are outlined and discussed.
Last update: Kubová Petra (03.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be familiar with:

legal framework of health care provision in the Czech Republic

comprehensive knowledge of healthcare financing incl. public health insurance.

health of the Czech population, its risk groups and their public health and social characteristics.

Last update: Hochel Igor (01.02.2018)
Literature -

R:Janečková H., Hnilicová H.: Úvod do veřejného zdravotnictví. Portál, 2009, 978-80-7367-592-9

R:Hnilicová H.: Kvalita zdravotní péče a možnosti jejího sledování. Praktický lékař č.12/199

R:Holčík J.: Systém péče o zdraví a zdravotní gramotnost. Masarykova Universita Brno, 2010, 978-80-210-5239-0.

Last update: Kubová Petra (03.01.2018)
Learning resources -

WILKINSON, R., MARMOT, M. Social determinants of health: the solid facts. 2nd

edition. Copenhagen: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe,

2003. ISBN 92 890 1371 0.

Last update: Hochel Igor (31.01.2018)
Syllabus -

Poslední úprava: SEK320 (16.11.2012)

1. Goals of health policy. The role of state in the healthcare. Health determinants, global public health risks factors.

2. Basics of demography.. Health status assessment. Health status of the Czech population.

3. The main risk factors influencing health of the Czech population

4. Health system and its principles. Current trends in the world health systems development.

5. Health care financing. Methods of provider´s reimbursement.

6. World health systems, typology and the main features..

7. Health care in the Czech Republic, basic principles. Public health insurance, legal framework and regulation..

8. Outline of the Czech health legislation: Public Health Insurance Act / Zákon č. 47/1997 Sb. o veřejném zdravotním pojištění,; Public Health Insurance Premium Act //Zákon č. 592/1992 Sb. o pojistném na zdravotní pojištění; Health Services Act/ Zákon č. 372/2011 Sb. o zdravotních službách..

9. The role of public health insurance funds..

10. Organization structure of the Czech healthcare. Network of health establishments. Heath care, definition and scope of care guaranteed; segments of healthcare.

11. Professional competentences of paramedical health professions - preconditions and entitlement: Review of the Act No . 96/2004 Sb..

12. Quality asuurance in the healthcare.

Last update: Kubová Petra (03.01.2018)
Registration requirements -


Last update: Hochel Igor (31.01.2018)
Course completion requirements -

Students will obtain the credit after completing all tasks of the course.

Last update: Hochel Igor (01.02.2018)