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Becoming Bodies: An Ethnographic study of Ayurvedic Practice
Wolfová, Alžběta ; Bittnerová, Dana (advisor) ; Holmerová, Iva (referee) ; Horák, Miroslav (referee)
This thesis introduces a critical analysis of a self-proclaimed alternative to modernity. Based on a case of selected, so-called non-conventional medicine within the context of the Czech Republic between 2013 and 2017, I explore how a specific bodily practice like Ayurveda works in this environment. Since it is sought and employed in the everyday lives of an increasing number of people, even in such modestly sized post-socialist country, it resembles similar tendencies generally described in the globalized world (especially from the middle class upwards) in recent decades. Drawing upon (auto)ethnographic research, which originated at a school for future Ayurvedic practitioners and continued into informal meetings- sometimes at the homes of practitioners, I introduce Ayurveda as a specific way of body becoming. Starting with how the body and wellbeing is discursively established within the space of schools, I nevertheless focus mostly on individual practice. I look at how Ayurvedic epistemology is employed and how it enables recognition of one's own body, and subjectivity as interconnected with the surrounding environment. I follow how, as a result of this process, this recognition conditions a certain self- empowerment, especially regarding the establishment or maintenance of one's own wellbeing. I...
The Change in Structure of the Nursing Team at the Department of Gerontology and Long Term Care Unit from the Point of View of New Legislation
Vaňková, Dana ; Holmerová, Iva (advisor) ; Dvořáčková, Ivana (referee)
Jméno studenta: Bc. Dana Vaňková Vedoucí práce: Doc. MUDr. Iva Holmerová, Ph.D. Imatrikulační ročník: 2008 Osobní číslo: 72395849 Abstrakt Health assistant as the new professional occupation has appeared in the job market for the first time in 2008. This is middle school educated non-physician health care worker with competence especially in the area of basic nursing care. The aim of this diploma work is to create the optimal project of the change in the structure of nursing team with integration of this new profession into the practice through the pilot study. The study was performed in the department of Gerontology and the Long-term Care unit in the University hospital in Hradec Králové. The results of the study may serve for Czech society of Gerontology and Geriatry as a guide in the frame of geriatrics conception for setting the number and structure of the staff in the departments of hospitals and facilities that are engaged in the acute and subsequent care for elderly with the aim to avoid the decline in the quality of provided nursing care and to comply with all conditions of legislature related to the demands for the qualification standard of nursing staff in work shift. Key words: Change in the structure of nursing team, health assistant, conception of the nursing care, geriatrics conception,...

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