Clinical Environmental Medicine deals with the detection, research, diagnostics, therapy and prevention of health disorders and their risks resulting from human interaction with the environment. The individual susceptibility and specific characteristics of complex influences need to be taken into consideration in order to assess those risks.
Clinical Environmental Medicine will be taught in the tenth semester of the study program Human Medicine and is divided into seven lectures á 45 minutes and two seminars á 2 hours. The content of the lectures encompass, inter alia, obtaining the environmental-medical history of a patient and implementing diagnostics, diseases caused by chemical and physical environmental noxae as well as the distinction between environmental-medical diseases and psychiatric clinical pictures. The subject of Clinical Environmental Medicine will be completed with the evidence of achievement in the form of a written exam.