Course: Pediatrics II

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Course title Pediatrics II
Course code DET/VA012
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 7
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Venháčová Jitřenka, MUDr.
  • Zápalka Martin, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Aleksijević Darina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Bouchalová Kateřina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Houda Jiří, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Gvozdiaková Tatiana, MUDr.
  • Klásková Eva, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Ludíková Barbora, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Potěšil Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Šigutová Lenka, MUDr.
  • Véghová Velgáňová Mária, MUDr.
  • Mihál Vladimír, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Pospíšilová Dagmar, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Kopřiva František, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zapletalová Jiřina, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Flögelová Hana, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Volejníková Jana, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Srovnal Josef, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Sulovská Lucie, MUDr.
Course content
Acquisition of basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills for evaluation of all components of childhood development in individual age categories. The ability to recognize common childhood diseases and interpretation of laboratory findings in accordance with evidence-based medicine (EBM) and knowledge of the principles of correct nutrition and complex care of the child. The understanding of pediatric clinical methods as a prerequisite for particular childhood diseases.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
After completing this course, the students will gain an understanding of the issue of human health and illness from birth to adulthood. They will be able to perform a qualified and independent examination of a child or an adolescent patient and to assess his or her development from all aspects as well as to find eventual abnormalities. Within the scope of primary and secondary prevention, they will become familiar with the routine of preventive check-ups. They will be able to recognize pathological findings during physical examination, to indicate laboratory and other complementary exams and to interpret their results. They will understand general principles as well as singularities of paediatric pharmacotherapy, rehabilitation care and psychological support, also with regard to the family, school and social background. The state rigorosum exam includes the assessment of the student's written report of the examination of a paediatric patient (case report) and of the student's ability to utilize current medical literature sources according to evidence-based medicine (EBM) principles.
After completing this course, the students will be able to apply acquired knowledge in their diagnostic-therapeutic approach to the patient from child age to adulthood and/or in their scientific and research activities.
Basic knowledge of anatomie.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Presence during all seminars and clinical training sessions. Case report - oral presentation, final test
Recommended literature
  • Lissauer, T., Clayden, G. (2011). Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Mosby.
  • Marcdante, K., Kliegman, R. M. (2014). Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics. Saunders.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2) Medical sciences 5 -