Course: Haemato-Oncology

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Course title Haemato-Oncology
Course code OPD/OA032
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 0
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Machová Renata, MUDr.
  • Faber Edgar, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Turcsányi Peter, MUDr.
Course content
Haemato-Oncology for general nurses is a sequel to the subject Internal Medicine. It extends the students' knowledge of Haematology and is especially focused on Haemato-Oncology, current diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The role of general nurses in the practical process of haemato-oncologic care, deeper orientation in the field and motivation for further study are highlighted. The course comprises: general overview of diagnostics, classification and treatment of anaemias, congenital and acquired disorders of haemostasis. Diagnostics, classification and treatment of hematologic malignancies - acute and chronic leukaemia, malignant lymphomas, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome includes practical demonstration in laboratory and newly also e-learning of basic microscopic findings. The nursing process in the context of cytostatic therapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is discussed. Other topics include: haematologic findings in other internal diseases, supportive care in Haemato-Oncology including prevention and treatment of infection, central venous catheter care, mucositis, nutrition aspects and principles of Transfusion Medicine in Haemato-Oncology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic)
Learning outcomes
Haemato-Oncology for general nurses is a sequel to the subject Internal Medicine. It extends the students' knowledge of Haematology and is especially focused on Haemato-Oncology, current diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The role of general nurses in the practical process of haemato-oncologic care, deeper orientation in the field and motivation for further study are highlighted. The course comprises: general overview of diagnostics, classification and treatment of anaemias, congenital and acquired disorders of haemostasis. Diagnostics, classification and treatment of hematologic malignancies - acute and chronic leukaemia, malignant lymphomas, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome includes practical demonstration in laboratory and newly also e-learning of basic microscopic findings. The nursing process in the context of cytostatic therapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is discussed. Other topics include: haematologic findings in other internal diseases, supportive care in Haemato-Oncology including prevention and treatment of infection, central venous catheter care, mucositis, nutrition aspects and principles of Transfusion Medicine in Haemato-Oncology.
After completing the course students will be able to implement the obtained knowledge into the diagnostic and treatment approach to patients or in the research.
Prerequisites
Not specified
OSE/OB121 and OSE/OA021

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic Test, Dialog, Questionnaire

100% active attendance at seminars and practices.
Recommended literature
  • Faber Edgar a kol. (2012). Základy hematologické diagnostiky. Olomouc.
  • Indrák, K. (2006). Hematologie. Triton.
  • Pecka Miroslav. (1996). Přehled laboratorní hematologie I. a II.. Galén.
  • Vokurka, S. a kol. (2005). Ošetřovatelské problémy a základy hemoterapie. Galén, Praha.


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