Course: Paediatrics, Nursing Care od Children

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Course title Paediatrics, Nursing Care od Children
Course code DET/PKA11
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Mikušková Eleni, MUDr.
  • Medková Pavla, Mgr.
Course content
Organization of child care, importance of the family, issues of chronically ill children - comprehensiveness of care including rehabilitation care and psychological care. Team cooperation. Developmental features of particular age periods, specific aspects of nursing care. Significance and nature of preventive measures in paediatrics, screening programmes. Care of a child with fever, potential complications. Principles of correct nutrition, feeding of infants, benefits of breastfeeding. Nutrition disorders, diarrhoeal diseases in infants, principles of dietary regimen. Alternative forms of enteral nutrition. Specific aspects of manifestations, course, diagnosing, and treatment of childhood diseases. The most common respiratory diseases, diseases of gastrointestinal tract including malabsorption syndrome, urinary infections, nursing care in patients after surgery, allergic diseases in children. Specific aspects of care of a child with diabetes. A child with a neurological disorder - congenital developmental defects, cerebral palsy, CNS tumours, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The course is designed as a theoretical-practical unit for midwives. Specific aspects of nursing care of the needs of children at particular age periods (excluding the neonatal period which is dealt with separately) are presented.
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).
Basic knowledge anatomie.
HUM/PKA14 and POA/PKA31 and POA/PKA41

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

100% active atendance at seminars and clinical training, defence of nursing process.
Recommended literature
  • Boledovičová, M. a kol. (2006). Pediatrické ošetrovateľstvo. Osveta, Martin.
  • Fendrychová, J. a kol. (2005). Ošetřování stomií u dětí. Brno.
  • Fendrychová, J. a kol. (2005). Péče o kriticky nemocné dítě. NCO NZO, Brno.
  • Fendrychová, J. a kol. (2009). Vybrané kapitoly z ošetřovatelské péče v pediatrii. 2. část, Péče o novorozence. Brno: NCO NZO.
  • Hladík, M. (2008). Dětské lékařství pro studenty ošetřovatelství. Slezská univerzita v Opavě.
  • Hrodek, O., Vavřinec, J. a kol. (2002). Pediatrie. Galén, Praha.
  • Lebl, J., Provazník, K., Hejcmanová, L. (2007). Preklinická pediatrie. Galén Praha.
  • Leifer, G. (2004). Úvod do porodnického a pediatrického ošetřovatelství. Grada, Praha.
  • Mihál, V. a kol. (1998). Vybrané kapitoly z pediatrie II. LF UP Olomouc.
  • Mihál, V. a kol. (1998). Vybrané kapitoly z pediatrie I.. LF UP Olomouc.
  • Muntau, A. C. Pediatrie. Praha: Grada.
  • Sedlářová, P. a kol. (2008). Základní ošetřovatelská péče v pediatrii. Grada, Praha.
  • Slaný, J. (2008). Speciální pediatrie pro ošetřovatelství. Ostravská univerzita.
  • Sovová, E., Řehořová, J. (2004). Kardiologie pro obor ošetřovatelství. Grada, Praha.
  • Stožický, F., Pizingerová, K. (2006). Základy dětského lékařství. Karolinum, Praha.
  • Vacušková, M. a kol. (2009). Vybrané kapitoly z ošetřovatelské péče v pediatrii. 1. část. Brno.

Study plans that include the course
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