Course: Physiology

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Course title Physiology
Course code OPD/OA011
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Klášterecká Romana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Malinčíková Jana, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic knowledge on normal physiology of human body aiming to perspective understanding of clinical and practical subjects, in particular pathophysiology, internal medicine, pediatrics, opthalmology, problems of ear and nose, obstetrics and gynecology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Methods of Written Work, Laboratory Work
Learning outcomes
Human physiology is a dynamic science studying the functions of normal healthy human organism, and it treats of its development, regulation, and integration.
The aim of the study is obtaining the basic theoretical as well as practical knowledge, necessary for understanding of normal function of the cells, tissues, and organs also obtaining essential informations about their control and integration with particular regard to the bachelor degree programme of the nursing - hospital nurse.
Basic knowledge of physiology and anatomy at level of the central medical education.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam

Successful completion of seminars and practical trainings.
Recommended literature
  • Mourek, J. (2005). Fyziologie. Praha: Grada.
  • Rokyta R. a kol. (2000). Fyziologie. ISV nakladatelství, Praha.
  • Silbernagl, S., Despopoulos, A., Trávníčková, E., Gay, R., & Rothenburger, A. Atlas fyziologie člověka.
  • Trojan S., Langmeier M. (1998). Kontrolní otázky z fyziologie. Triton Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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