Course: Physiology

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Course title Physiology
Course code OPD/PAB02
Organizational form of instruction Lesson + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Kopecký Miroslav, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Malinčíková Jana, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
In this subject students are informed about essentials of physiology. Seminars explain only the most important parts: physiology of sexual organs, sexual hormons, pregnancy and physiology of neonatal infant. In practicals blood groups (ABO, Rh) and blood coagulation is studied.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), 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.
Human physiology makes the students acquainted with basic functions of the human body with particular accent to physiology of the reproduction (fertilization, pregnancy, lactation?), and its endocrine regulation.
The knowledge of the somatology at the level of the central medical education.
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Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam

Completion of seminars and practical trainings.
Recommended literature
  • Mourek, J., Novotná, K., & Řeháková, J. (2012). Fyziologie: učebnice pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Rokyta, R. Fyziologie a patologická fyziologie: pro klinickou praxi.
  • Silbernagl, S., Despopoulos, A. (2005). Atlas fyziologie člověka. Grada Avicenum, Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Sciences Midwife (2016) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Sciences Midwife (2014) Health service 1 Summer