Course: Haemato-Oncology

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Course title Haemato-Oncology
Course code OPD/SEB31
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Machová Renata, MUDr.
  • Turcsányi Peter, MUDr.
  • Faber Edgar, prof. MUDr. CSc.
Course content
Haemato-Oncology for general nurses is a sequel to the subject Internal Medicine. It extends the students' knowledge especially in Haemato-Oncology. The course comprises: principles of diagnosis, classification and treatment of the most common hematologic diseases, practical demonstrations in the Laboratory and presentations of microscopy examples.The stress is put on the role of general nurses in the practical process of haemato-oncologic care (including cytostatic and transplantation treatment), deeper orientation in the field and motivation for further study. 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
unspecified
OPD/KB022
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OPD/OA032

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic Test, Dialog, Questionnaire

Active attendance at seminars.
Recommended literature
  • Faber, E. a kol. (2012). Základy hematologické diagnostiky. UP 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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