Course: Paediatrics for General Nurses

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Course title Paediatrics for General Nurses
Course code DET/KA012
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Mikušková Eleni, MUDr.
  • Kameníčková Jana, Mgr.
Course content
Organizing care of children, the role of families, issues concerning chronically ill children - complexity of care, including rehabilitation and psychological care. Team cooperation. Developmental characteristics of individual age groups, specific features of nursing care. The importance and character of preventive measures in paediatrics, screening programmes. Caring for children with fever, potential complications. Principles of good nutrition, infant nutrition, benefits of breastfeeding. Nutrition disorders, diarrhoeal diseases in infants, principles of a diet regimen. Alternative forms of enteral nutrition. Features, manifestations, course, diagnosis and therapy of children's diseases. The most common respiratory diseases, diseases of the digestive tract including malabsorption syndrome, infection of the urinary tract, nursing care in patients after surgery, allergic diseases in children. Specific features of caring for diabetic children. Children with neurological disorders - congenital developmental defects, cerebral palsy, CNS tumours, minimal brain dysfunction.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The subject is focused on the developmental aspect in paediatrics and the resulting individual and specific diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, including nursing ones, in diseases of the individual systems. The introduction to paediatrics provides information about somatic and psychomotor development, nutrition principles, prevention and screening programmes, psychosocial support and rehabilitation in chronically ill children. Explained are the basics of the nursing process in children to the extent necessary for general nurses.
After finishing the course students will be able:to implement their acquired knowledge in the area of diagnosis and therapy of paediatric patiens, to concider somatic, mental and immunological specialities of children, to provide basic nursing care (e. g. hygiene, preparation of infusion and tubing, cathetrization).
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of anatomie.
OPD/KA011 and LBF/KA011 and LCH/KA011 and NAN/KA011 and OSE/KB011 and MIK/KB011 and PAT/KB011 and PFY/KB011 and OSE/KA031 and OSE/KB041 and FAR/KA012

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

100% active attendance at seminars. Defense of the nursing process in a patient (child).
Recommended literature
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  • Boledovičová, M. a kol. (2006). Pediatrické ošetrovateľstvo. Osveta, Martin.
  • Fendrychová, J. a kol. (2005). Ošetřování stomií u dětí. Brno.
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  • Sedlářová, P. a kol. (2008). Základní ošetřovatelská péče v pediatrii. Grada, Praha.
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  • Slaný, J. (2008). Speciální pediatrie pro ošetřovatelství. Ostravská univerzita.
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