Course: Traumatology

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Course title Traumatology
Course code CH2/KIB01
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and 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
  • Molitor Martin, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hampel Jiří, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zálešák Bohumil, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Dráč Pavel, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Herman Jiří, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Janečková Jana, MUDr.
Course content
General surgery: a consistent overview of the individual forms of the injury process. A detailed explanation of the clinical picture of injuries to soft connective tissues of the musculoskeletal system - contusion, distortion, dislocation. Compartment syndrome. Skeletal fractures. Special traumatology: craniocerebral injuries, spine and spinal cord injuries, chest injuries, pulmonary contusion, the most common limb injuries, the principles of their surgical and conservative therapy, link to rehabilitation. Further attention is paid to injuries to the skeleton and soft tissues of the hand, shoulder girdle, pelvic girdle, elbow and knee joints.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
To introduce methods of modern traumatology, principles of surgical treatment of the musculoskeletal system injuries, immobilization a rehabilitation.
Students will be able to apply their knowledge and skills in diagnostic and therapeutic approach with focus on traumatology.

Assessment methods and criteria

100% participation in practical training and seminars
Recommended literature
  • Michalský, R., Volfová, I. (2008). Kapitoly z obecné chirurgie pro studující ošetřovatelství. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, Filozoficko-přírodovědecká fakulta, Ústav ošetřovatelství.
  • Michalský, R. Chirurgie břišní stěny, trávicí trubice a nitrobřišních orgánů pro studující ošetřovatelství.
  • Pafko, P. (2008). Základy speciální chirurgie. Praha: Galén.
  • Zeman, M. a kol. (2001). Speciální chirurgie. Praha: Galén.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester