are obliged to undergo immunisation against hepatitis B. Persons who have an evidence of hepatitis B infection in their past history or those with titre of antibodies against HbsAg 10 IU/litre are exempt.1
Immunisation against hepatitis B is performed by the registering general practitioner who will issue a certificate on this or on exemption from immunisation as outlined above. Students of the English language programme provide this certificate as a part of their “student immunisation form”. The certificate is to be presented to the Study Division by March 31 of the first study year at the latest. A Study Officer will file the certificate in a student’s personal file and will record the immunisation in a student’s credit book.
Immunisation against hepatitis B including the vaccine is without charges for students – citizens of Czech Republic. Students of the English language programme pay the costs of immunisation incl. vaccine themselves.2
School-leaving preventive check-up
School-leaving preventive check-up is to be undergone by all students during the last year of their medical studies. Their registering physician shall perform it in the extent set out in art.2, par.1 of this decree except the test for total plasmatic cholesterol and plasmatic lipoproteins.
The certificate of school-leaving preventive check-up is to be presented by students to the Study Division of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University by May 31 of the last study year at the latest. A Study Officer will file the certificate in a student’s personal file and will issue a receipt of certificate in a student’s credit book.
With regard to the fact that the preventive check-up is a part of preventive care covered by general health insurance according to the law no.48/1997 Coll., par.29, it is provided by a registering physician to students – citizens of Czech Republic - without direct payment.
1 The Decree of the Czech Ministry of Health Care no.439/2000 on vaccination against infectious diseases
2 Law no.47/1997 Coll., par.30, law no.258/2000 Coll., par.47
Exemption from obligatory physical education and training
A recommendation to exempt a student from obligatory physical education and training at the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University is issued either by a general practitioner or another attending physician. The recommendation shall state whether a complete or partial exemption is proposed and how long it shall last.
The student presents the above-mentioned recommendation to a Study Officer of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, who will file it in a student’s personal file and will record the exemption in a student’s credit book stating its extent (complete/partial) and length.
The Study Officers at the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, are not authorised to request diagnosis on which the exemption from obligatory physical education and training is based. The Vice-Dean for Study Affairs deals with ambivalent cases and issues a final verdict on exemption from obligatory physical education and training.
General and final regulations
The Faculty is not authorised to request medical certificates from other health care providers than those chosen by students.
Exceptions from this decree are decided by the Dean upon written application of the student.
This decree is valid as of September 1, 2002.
The 3rd Faculty of Medicine (realising that destruction of any item of natural heritage and taking into consideration the importance of natural heritage for preservation of human heritage as a whole) aims for the education of young generation towards ecological thinking, and also through its own attitude to preserve the nature for further generations. The leaders of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine therefore issue the following report on the faculty ecological standing.
Policy for Work with Experimental Animals
Work with experimental animals on 3rd Faculty of Medicine is ruled by valid norms, i.e. Animal Protection against Abuse