Course: Toxicology

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Course title Toxicology
Course code KCH/TX1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Slavík Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Operational safety in chemical laboratory. Dealing with chemicals, their storing and labeling. Caustics, combustible and toxic compounds as a source of hazard. First aid after injury or poisoning. The possibilities of the origin of fire in chemical laboratories and fire precautions. Dangerous chemicals in the environment.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Project teaching, Active metods (simulation, situational contingency methods, drama,acting, namagerial acting ), Problematic methods (research and exploration), Seminár, Students' portfolio, Task-based study method
  • Preparation for formative assessments - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test - 20 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 4 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Master: Operational safety in chemical laboratory. Dealing with chemicals, their storing and labeling. Caustics, combustible and toxic compounds as a source of hazard. First aid after injury or poisoning. The possibilities of the origin of fire in chemical laboratories and fire precautions. Dangerous chemicals in the environment.
Basic knowledge on field including skills.
Prerequisites
knowledge of high school chemistry

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination, Presentation of group work, Oral presentation of self-study, Test

Two paper exams during semester and final paper exam. Total score above 60 percent.
Recommended literature
  • Bardoděj, Z. Chemie v hygieně a toxikologii. [Skriptum]. Praha, UK, 1994.
  • Paleček, J. - Linhart, I. - Horák, J. Toxikologie a bezpečnost práce v chemii. Praha, VŠCHT, 1996.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Mechatronics, Informatics and Interdisciplinary Studies Study plan (Version): Nanomaterials (2013) Category: Special and interdisciplinary fields - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter