Course: Pediatrics I

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Course title Pediatrics I
Course code DET/VAB11
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Bouchalová Kateřina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Aleksijević Darina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Houda Jiří, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hálek Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Ludíková Barbora, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Potěšil Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zápalka Martin, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Venháčová Jitřenka, MUDr.
  • Véghová Velgáňová Mária, MUDr.
  • Mihál Vladimír, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Kopřiva František, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Pospíšilová Dagmar, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Flögelová Hana, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Volejníková Jana, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Practical training is focused on mastering the basic simple diagnostic and treatment procedures (physical examination, blood collection, vaccination, screening). After completing this course, the students will gain an understanding of the issue of human health and illness from birth to adulthood.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
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, interpretation of laboratory findings, knowledge of principles of correct nutrition and complex care of the child. Pediatric clinical methods as a prerequisite for the understanding of the particulars of childhood diseases. Practical training is focused on mastering of basic simple diagnostic and treatment procedures (blood collection, vaccination, probing).
After graduation students will be able to take history and do basic physical examination of children with a view of specific age differences, analysing the results of common examination and symptoms childhood diseases and knowing the principles of nutrition.
Basic knowledge of anatomie.
MIK/VAA12 and SOL/VAB12 and FAR/VAB11 and PLE/VABP2 and PAT/VAB11 and PFY/VAB11 and PSY/VAB13 and KIM/VAB12 and CJA/VAB43

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

Presence in all seminars and clinical training sessions
Recommended literature
  • Altschuler, S., Ludwig, S. (1998). Pediatrics at a Glance. McGraw-Hill.
  • 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 4 -