A public health inspector deals with epidemiological tasks that consist of the organisation of public health investigations and the analysis of data retrieved during the investigations. Graduates of the speciality are able to perform public health related municipal activities, conduct appropriate municipal supervision based on current regulations, initiate, plan and manage epidemi ological tasks, analyse, interpret, use and critically apply the results of epidemiological examinations, process and realise local and central health policies in order to improve the health status of the population. Public health supervisors plan and realise nosocomi surveillance, monitor the health status of the population, plan, organise, realise and evaluate preventive programmes.
Length of studies: 8 semesters, 240 credits
Major curricular components: Simulated Clinical Case Studies, Health care Technical Basics, Toxicology, Environmental Health, Occupational Health – Chemical Safety, Radiation Hygiene, Food and Catering Hygiene and Food Safety, Detailed Microbiology, Epidemiology of Non-infectious Diseases, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Health Promotion Strategies, Administration of Health Care, Prevention of Infectious Diseases