Course: Sanitation, Antibiotical and Antiepidemical Protection

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Course title Sanitation, Antibiotical and Antiepidemical Protection
Course code MU/14643
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • KOČAN Zdeněk, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • CHLÍBEK Roman, plk. prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to the field of hygiene and water supply in field conditions. 2. Water security for exceptional situations. 3. Health risks from water, air and soil. 4. Accommodation in field conditions 5. Health risks from food and emergency subsistence benefits 6. Food safety 7. Protection of personnel against physical, chemical and biological effects 8. Possibilities of misuse of biological agents. The threat of biological warfare and bioterrorism imported diseases. Methods of development, synthesis and use of biological weapons. Biological programs developed countries. 9. Biological accident. Examples of procedures for their liquidation. 10. Mechanisms for dissemination of biological agents and the basic manifestations of infectious diseases. 11. Implementation of hygienic-epidemiological and biological research, evaluation results survey. Possibilities of recognizing the use of biological weapons. Detection and identification of biological agents, early warning of the population. 12. Measures and conditions for transportation of highly hazardous biological samples. Degrees of biosafety laboratory facilities. 13. Transport and care for affected people, protective biobag, insulating units. Insulation, observation and quarantine. 14. Aspects of the disease caused by the use of biological weapons (epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, prevention). 15. Individual and collective protection against biological agents. 16. Possibilities of decontamination and disinfection after use of biological weapons. 17. Health risks of staying in the field. Health risks of staying in the natural outbreaks of disease. Vector-borne diseases, prevention - appropriate clothing, use repellents, insecticides, proper tick removal techniques. Injuries unknown animal. Climatic injuries (overheating, hypothermia) - first aid.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Recommended literature
  • Bencko V. Hygiena ? učební texty k seminářům a praktickým cvičením. UK, Praha, 2002.
  • Gopfertová D.,Pazdiora P., Dáňová J. Epidemiologie ? obecná a speciální epidemiologie infekčních nemocí. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-246-1232-1.
  • Hlúbik P., Vejvodová M. Hygienické zabezpečení likvidace odpadových látek v polních podmínkách. Hradec Králové, 1998.
  • Prymula R. Biologický a chemický terorismus-Informace pro každého. 2002. ISBN 80-247-0288-6.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Mathematical Institute in Opava Applied Mathematics in Risk Management (3) Mathematics courses 2 Winter