Epidemiology - International students, 4th year

Last update: 6. 4. 2017

  1. The role of epidemiology in the prevention.
  2. Process of spreading of infection.
  3. Sources of infection.
  4. Modes of transmission of infection.
  5. Active and passive immunity.
  6. Principles of immunization.
  7. Types of vaccines.
  8. Adverse reactions and contraindications of vaccination.
  9. Failures of vaccination, refusing of vaccination.
  10. Polio immunization.
  11. Hepatitis A, B immunization.
  12. MMR immunization.
  13. DPT immunization, Hib immunization.
  14. Emerging and reemerging diseases.
  15. Quantitative health risk assessment.
  16. Surveillance of diseases.
  17. Measures of diseases frequency.
  18. Measures of association.
  19. Measure of impact.
  20. Association and causality.
  21. Sampling of the population (sample size, random sampling).
  22. Descriptive studies - (design, advantages and weaknesses).
  23. Screening - basic principles.
  24. Sensitivity and specificity of a diagnostic tests.
  25. Screening programs - general features.
  26. Case-control study (basic principles, interpretation of results).
  27. Cohort study (basic principles, interpretation of results).
  28. Intervention studies (basic principles, interpretation of results).
  29. Hybride epidemiological studies.
  30. The role of chance in epidemiological studies.
  31. The role of bias in epidemiological studies.
  32. Selection bias, information bias.
  33. The role of confounding factors in epidemiologic studies.
  34. Evidence based medicine.

Total number of questions: 34

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