|1.||szept. 10-14||Introduction: Basic concepts in sociology. The historical transformation of mortality patterns (Lecture; Dr. Katalin Kovács)|
|2.||szept. 17-21.||Inequalities in the society and in health and mortality. Measurements and trends. (Lecture; Dr. Katalin Kovács)|
|3.||szept.24-29.||The production of health inequalities. Health care types. (Lecture; Dr. Katalin Kovács)|
|4.||okt. 1-6.||Current developments in health care. (Lecture; Dr. Katalin Kovács)|
|5.||okt.8-12.||Medical doctors in the society. Professional socialization. (Lecture; Dr. Katalin Kovács)|
|6.||okt. 15-19.||Social change. The changing boundaries of medicine. Medicalization, pharmaceuticalization.
(Lecture; Dr. Katalin Kovács)
|9.||nov.5-9.||Inequalities in health: social class (practice).|
|10.||nov.12-16.||Inequalities in health: gender and age. (practice)|
|11.||nov. 19-23.||Inequalities in health: ethnicity and migration status. (practice)|
|12.||nov.26-30.||The social construction of meanings: seeking for help. (practice)|
|13.||dec.3-7.||The social construction of meanings: medicalization. (practice)|
|14.||dec.10-14||The social construction of meanings: stigma and stigmatization. (practice)|
Medical sociology timetable for 2018/19 first term
|EM1||Wednesday||15.20-16.50||EOK r.7||Zsuzsa Szántóemail@example.com
|EM2||Monday||11.40-13.10||EOK r.5||Szilvia Ádámfirstname.lastname@example.org
|EM3||Wednesday||15.10-16-40||EOK r 5||Bence Döbrössyemail@example.com
|EM4||Tuesday||9.40-11-10||EOK r.4||Bence Döbrössyfirstname.lastname@example.org
|EM5||Tuesday||8.00-9.30||EOK r.4||Bence Döbrössyemail@example.com
|EM6||Monday||11.55-13.25||EOK r.2||Zsuzsa Szántófirstname.lastname@example.org
|EM8||Tuesday||14.10-15.40||NET Barna (brown) lecture hall||Zsuzsa Győrffyemail@example.com
Lectures: Tuesday 14.10-15.40 , NET Building Barna (brown) Lecture hall. Lectures are held in the first 7 weeks only
Name of the course: Medical Sociology
Secretary: Jozefa Barreto (secretariat) barreto.jozefa[at]med.semmelweis-univ.hu
Secretariat: NET Building, 20th floor, Room-2015; Tel: 210-2930/56114, 56501
With any request concerning the course, please first contact Jozefa Barreto, course secretary.
Study affairs: Dr. Zsuzsa Szántó firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleagues of the department
The aim of the medical sociology course is to make future physicians acquainted with the social determinants of the health care system. This is done through topics most suitable to recognize the influences of the social environment while enable the students to mobilize their own knowledge and experiences in the learning process.
Contents: Social relationships between health, illness, and the operation of the health care service: social epidemiology (especially disease processes greatly influenced by psycho-social factors); relationships between social disadvantages and health status; The health care system and the characteristics of the medical professions, medical socialization; Sociological aspects of prevention, patient care and rehabilitation; Social basis and characteristics of health behavior, health status, and health care of minority groups, especially the Gypsy population
28 contact hours: 14 hours (7 classes) lecture + 14 hours (7 classes) practice
2 hours of field work
Basic terms of medical sociology (social control, social units, social processes, types of behavior); Social aspects of health and illness; Health status and the social structure (social epidemiology); Availability, utilization, and assessment of the health care services; Health care systems; Main trends in the social changes of health care.
The sick role and the illness behavior; Social characteristics of chronic diseases; Health status, health behavior, and health care of the Gypsy population; The social world of the hospital; Sociological attributes of prevention, life style modification, and rehabilitation; Sociological aspects of the doctor-patient relationships; The health professions; The process of becoming a doctor, medical socialization; Self-destructive and risk behaviors.
Empirical application of the methods of medical sociology
Type of exam:
Final exam (test)
ECTS credits: 2