Naziv kolegija School and University Medicine
Šifra kolegija 2989
ECTS 1.0
Status Obavezni kolegij
Izvedba nastave P8/S4/PKL6
Izvođači kolegija doc. dr. sc. Vera Musil, Voditelj predmeta
dr. sc. Marjeta Majer, Suvoditelj predmeta
Lara Dadić, dr. med., Nastavnik
Daniela Franulić, dr. med., Nastavnik
Ivana Aušperger Majcen, dr. med., Nastavnik
dr. sc. Andrea Veček, Nastavnik
Andrea Kružić Lulić, dr. med., Nastavnik
Ivanka Koder-Krištof, Nastavnik
Nina Petričević, dr. med., Nastavnik
Sandra Latković Prugovečki, Nastavnik
Biserka Labavić, dr. med., Nastavnik
Ljiljana Đurić, dr. med., Nastavnik
Tatjana Gadže Okić, Nastavnik
Neda Ferenčić Vrban, dr. med., Nastavnik
Maja Juroš, Nastavnik
Zorana Galić, Nastavnik
Ljiljana Josipović, Nastavnik
Marija Posavec, Nastavnik
Branka Puškarić-Saić, pred., Nastavnik
Tatjana Vidović-Petričević, Nastavnik
Vlasta Mandac, Nastavnik
Dajana Malenica, dr. med., Nastavnik
dr. sc. Ivana Pavić Šimetin, Nastavnik
dr. sc. Iva Pejnović Franelić, Nastavnik
prof. dr. sc. Gordana Pavleković, Nastavnik
Dorja Vočanec, dr. med., Nastavnik
prof. dr. sc. Vesna Jureša, Nastavnik
Studij Medicina (na engleskom jeziku)
Opće napomene o predmetu i organizaciji nastave

The course aim is to prepare students for recognition of schoolchildren and university student’s specific needs, influence of school/educational system on health and main principles of health care, emphasising preventive measures and health promotion. Preventive measures include: general medical examination/check up, control examination, common disorders and diseases screening, growth and mature estimation, recognition of differences from standards, detection of risk behaviour, nicotine, alcohol and drug abuse, counselling and lecturing of normal schoolchildren and university students. Schoolchildren and university students with special needs are also covered with school medicine service.

Struktura predmeta

1. Lectures (L) - 8 h

2. Interactive seminars (S) - 4 h

3. Practical (P) - 6 h

Total: 18 h

Plan i satnica

Number of turns: 1

Turn lasts 1 week (5 days)

Date of turn: 25. - 29.03.2019.

Provjera znanja


A. Exam will be in a form of  written essay (1000 words) about organisation of care for school children and adolescents (in the country from where student comes from).B. Types of examination and examination dates


Additional term



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Nastavno štivo


A.  Obligatory

1. Detels R, Beaglehole R, Lansang MA, Gulliford M. Textbook of Public Health, Fifth Edition. London: Oxford University Press, 2011. (selected chapters)

2. Lawrence S Neinstein et al: Adolescent health care: a practical guide. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. (selected chapters)

3. Gail B Slap. Adolescent medicine. Philadelphia, PA Mosby/Elsevier; 2008. (selected chapters)

B. Additional

Additional literature will be assigned individually during the seminar preparations:

Mental Health of School Children and Youth

  1. Wagner G, Zeiler M, Waldherr K, Philipp J, Truttmann S, Dür W, Treasure JL, Karwautz AFK.Mental health problems in Austrian adolescents: a nationwide, two-stage epidemiological study applying DSM-5 criteria. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017;26(12):1483-1499. doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-0999-6.
  2. Mustonen A, Niemelä S, McGrath JJ, Murray GK, Nordström T, Mäki P, Miettunen J, Scott JG. Adolescent inhalant use and psychosis risk - a prospective longitudinal study. Schizophr Res. 2018; pii: S0920-9964(18)30270-6. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.05.013. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Mustonen A, Niemelä S, Nordström T, Murray GK, Mäki P, Jääskeläinen E, Miettunen J. Adolescent cannabis use, baseline prodromal symptoms and the risk of psychosis. Br J Psychiatry. 2018;212(4):227-233. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2017.52.
  4. Agnew-Blais JC, Polanczyk GV, Danese A, Wertz J, Moffitt TE, Arseneault L.Young adult mental health and functional outcomes among individuals with remitted, persistent and late-onset ADHD. Br J Psychiatry. 2018;29:1-9. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2018.97. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Takeuchi H, Taki Y, Asano K, Asano M, Sassa Y, Yokota S, Kotozaki Y, Nouchi R, Kawashima R. Impact of frequency of internet use on development of brain structures and verbal intelligence: Longitudinal analyses. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24286. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Brownlie E, Beitchman JH, Chaim G, Wolfe DA, Rush B, Henderson J.Early Adolescent Substance Use and Mental Health Problems and Service Utilisation in a School-based Sample. Can J Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 1:706743718784935. doi: 10.1177/0706743718784935. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Leiner M, Dwivedi AK, Villanos MT, Singh N, Blunk D, Peinado J. Psychosocial profile of bullies, victims, and bully-victims: a cross-sectional study. Front Pediatr. 2014 Jan 14;2:1.
  8. Holt MK, Vivolo-Kantor AM, Polanin JR, Holland KM, DeGue S, Matjasko JL, Wolfe M, Reid G. Bullying and suicidal ideation and behaviors: a meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2015;135(2):e496-509. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1864.
  9. Lee B, Jeong S, Roh M. Association between body mass index and health outcomes among adolescents: the mediating role of traditional and cyber bullying victimization. BMC Public Health. 2018;18(1):674. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5390-0.
  10. Picazo-Zappino J. Suicide among children and adolescents: a review. Actas Esp Psiquiatr. 2014 May;42(3):125-32. Epub 2014 May 1
  11. McGovern CM, Militello LK, Arcoleo KJ, Melnyk BM. Factors Associated with Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors among Adolescents. J Pediatr Health Care. 2018. pii: S0891-5245(17)30686-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.04.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Reproductive Health of Youth

  1. Finer LB, Philbin JM. Sexual Initiation, Contraceptive Use, and Pregnancy Among Young Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2013;131(5):886–91.
  2. Hibler Han K, Majer M, Jureša V. Seksualno ponašanje dviju generacija studenata u Osijeku. Paediatr Croat. 2018;62:34–42.
  3. Newman L, Rowley J, Hoorn S Vander, Wijesooriya NS, Unemo M, Low N, Stevens G, Gottlieb S, Kiarie J, Temmerman M.Global Estimates of the Prevalence and Incidence of Four Curable Sexually Transmitted Infections in 2012 Based on Systematic Review and Global Reporting. PLoS One. 2015;10(12):1–17.
  4. Lacombe-Duncan A, Newman PA, Baiden P.Human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability and decision-making among adolescent boys and parents: A meta-ethnography of qualitative studies. Vaccine. 2018;36(19):2545-2558. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.02.079. Epub 2018 Apr
  5. Soares GR, Vieira Rda R, Pellizzer EP, Miyahara GI.Indications for the HPV vaccine in adolescents: a review of the literature. J Infect Public Health. 2015;8(2):105-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2014.08.011.
  6. Tabrizi SN, Brotherton JM, Kaldor JM, Skinner SR, Cummins E, Liu B, Bateson D, McNamee K, Garefalakis M, Garland SM. Fall in human papillomavirus prevalence following a national vaccination program. J Infect Dis. 2012 1;206(11):1645-51. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis590.
  7. Donovan B, Franklin N, Guy R, Grulich AE, Regan DG, Ali H, Wand H, Fairley CK.Quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination and trends in genital warts in Australia: Analysis of national sentinel surveillance data. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011;11(1):39–44. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70225-5.
  8. Brotherton JM, Fridman M, May CL, Chappell G, Saville AM, Gertig DM. Early effect of the HPV vaccination programme on cervical abnormalities in Victoria, Australia: an ecological study. Lancet.2011;377(9783):2085–92.
  9. Haberland N, Rogow D.Sexuality education: emerging trends in evidence and practice. J Adolesc Health. 2015;56(1 Suppl):S15-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.08.013.

Growth and Development, Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

  1. Jureša V,  et al.  Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years. Croatian Growth Charts Secular Trends, Coll. Antropol. 36 (2012) Suppl. 1: 47–57.
  2. Zong XN, Li H.Physical growth of children and adolescents in China over the past 35 years. Bull World Health Organ. 2014;1;92(8):555-64. doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.126243.
  3. Vilchis-Gil J, Galván-Portillo M, Klünder-Klünder M, Cruz M, Flores-Huerta S. Food habits, physical activities and sedentary lifestyles of eutrophic and obese school children: a case-control study. BMC Public Health 2015;15:124.
  4. Jureša V et al.  Behavioral Pattern of Overweight and Obese School Children. Coll. Antropol. 36 (2012) Suppl. 1: 139–46.
  5. Pulgaron ER, Delamater AM. Obesity and type 2 diabetes in children: epidemiology and treatment. Curr Diab Rep. 2014;14(8):508. doi: 10.1007/s11892-014-0508-y
  6. Morrison JA, Glueck CJ, Woo JG, Wang P. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes retained from childhood to adulthood predict adult outcomes: the Princeton LRC Follow-up Study. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2012;2012(1):6
  7. Lloyd LJ, Langley-Evans SC, McMullen S.Childhood obesity and adult cardiovascular disease risk: a systematic review. Int J Obes (Lond). 2010;34(1):18-28.
  8. Weihrauch-Blüher S, Kromeyer-Hauschild K, Graf C, Widhalm K, Korsten-Reck U, Jödicke B, Markert J, Müller MJ, Moss A, Wabitsch M, Wiegand S.Current Guidelines for Obesity Prevention in Childhood and Adolescence. Obes Facts. 2018;11(3):263-276. doi: 10.1159/000486512. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Musil V, Majer M, Juresa V. Elevated blood pressure in school children and adolescents--prevalence and associated risk factors. Coll Antropol. 2012 Jan;36 Suppl 1:147-55.
  10. Redwine KM, Falkner B. Progression of prehypertension to hypertension in adolescents. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2012 Dec;14(6):619-25.
  11. Gupta-Malhotra M, Banker A, Shete S, Hashmi SS, Tyson JE, Barratt MS, Hecht JT, Milewicz DM, Boerwinkle E.Essential hypertension vs. secondary hypertension among children. Am J Hypertens. 2015;28(1):73-80. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpu083
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