Course: Pre-School Hygiene

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Course title Pre-School Hygiene
Course code KAZ/HPVMK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Zemánek Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Definition of the field, basic terminology - branches of hygiene, public health surveillance, the terms health, illness, prevention, health determinants. 2. Environment and its impact on human health - air, water, land, housing and their effects on health. 3. Food Hygiene with a focus on nutritional requirements for children in preschool age - food composition, dietary guidelines, health risks from food, School meals, educational principles in the diet of children. Drinking regime. 4. Personal hygiene of pupils - general principles of personal hygiene, the importance of skin derivates care, requirements for clothing and footwear of pupils. 5. Hygiene of work - working environment, workload focused on the teaching profession. Diseases related to working conditions of teachers in kindergarten 6. Hygiene of the educational process and care for children in nursery schools. - Regime on biological rhythms. 7. Hygiene requirements for the physical conditions and operation of facilities for pre-school children. - Equipment of the microclimate. 8. Hygiene requirements for convalescent children's events, trips, walks, tours. Health and safety of children in activities organized by the MOE. 9. Mental Hygiene - psychogennní stress and prevention, psycho sleep and leisure psychohygienické types of mental freshness. The importance of rest and relaxation in the work of kindergarten teacher 10. General epidemiology - the process of epidemic, infectious process, anti-epidemic measures. 11. Special epidemiology - airborne diseases, foodborne disease 12. Special epidemiology - arthropod-borne diseases, diseases transmitted by blood

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Homework for Teaching - 13 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 10 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Basic knowledge of hygiene of environment, hygiene of interiors, light regulations, noise etc. Individual personal hygiene in children in pre-school age. Epidemiology and prevetion.
Student will be able to: - Provide general first aid - Apply knowledge of first aid practice - Talk about school hygiene
The prerequisite is completion: - The subject of biology in the context of grammar school curriculum - Study biology disciplines the child and adolescent

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic Test

Participation in education Essay Theoretical homework
Recommended literature
  • Vyhláška MZ ČR č. 148/2004 Sb., o hygienických požadavcích na zotavovací akce pro děti..
  • Vyhláška č. 410/2005 Sb., o hygienických požadavcích na prostory a provoz zařízení a provozoven pro výchovu a vzdělávání dětí a mladistvých..
  • KOTULÁN, J. kol. (2005). Zdravotní nauky pro pedagogy. Brno: MU Brno, 2005. 258 s.. Brno.
  • Marádová, E. (2007). Ochrana dětí v každodenní práci školy. Praha: Vzdělávací institut ochrany dětí.
  • PODSTATOVÁ, H. (2001). Mikrobiologie, epidemiologie, hygiena .Olomouc: Epava, 2001. 283 s.. Epava.
  • ZLOCH, Z. a kol. (2001). Kapitoly z hygieny. Praha: Karolinum, 2001. 163 s. ISBN 80-246-0269-5.. Praha: Karolinum.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Teaching kindergarten (CA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter