Course: Pneumology

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Course title Pneumology
Course code OPD/KNA11
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kolek Vítězslav, prof. MUDr. DrSc.
  • Hobzová Milada, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction to pathophysiology of the respiratory system in relation to clinical entities. Principles of functional lung examination and other examination methods used in pneumology. Explanation of pulmonary symptoms, syndromes and findings. Basic physical examination. Basic information on diagnosis and treatment of lung carcinoma, TB, COPD, bronchial asthma, infectious lung inflammations, acute conditions (pneumothorax, atelectasis, chest injuries, haemoptysis). Requirements for rehabilitation, reconditioning-educational procedures in frequent respiratory diseases.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Information about modern pneumology focused on the needs and requirements of respiratory rehabilitation.
Students will be informed about basic respiratory symptoms and they will understand principles of specialized diagnostic and therapeutic methods. They will be able to perform specific physiotherapy in the patients with respiratory diseases.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam

Sufficient attendance and evaluation of knowledge
Recommended literature
  • Kolek, V. (2002). Brochologie pro zdravotní sestry. IDVPZ Beno.
  • Kolek, V. (2005). Pneumologie pro magistry a bakaláře. Olomouc: VUP.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Sciences Physiotherapy (2014) Health service 2 Winter