Course: Pediatrics-Clinical Training

« Back
Course title Pediatrics-Clinical Training
Course code DET/VABP2
Organizational form of instruction Practice
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Zapletalová Jiřina, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Kopřiva František, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Mihál Vladimír, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Pospíšilová Dagmar, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hajdúch Marián, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The students will take active part in the morning round and outpatient clinics; will carry out routine work in the infant department, the department for older children and the intensive care unit; will perform blood sampling, including the taking of venous, capillary blood, will assist during specialized procedures (bone-marrow puncture, lumbar puncture, cathetrization, intubation), or other procedures, such as sonography, preparation of infusions etc. They will help with documentation, interpretation of laboratory results and will study the principles of care of chronically ill children.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Practical education of pediatrics is organized by the Department of Pediatrics (2 weeks). During the stay in the Department of Pediatrics (1 week) student will spent one week working directly on the site with the patients. Student will be involved in to the ward rounds and will be assisting at the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Student will work with documentation, and interpretation of laboratory examinations will be important part of the stay. In the second part of the practical education student will work with general practitioner (1 week) and under his/her careful supervision will be introduced into the curative and preventive care and vaccination.
Student will be able to use all information in the children´s preventive care. He will be able to be involved into the diagnostic and therapeutic actions under supervision of the experienced pediatrician.
Basic knowledge anatomie.
MIK/VAA12 and FAR/VAB11 and IN2/VAB22 and PAT/VAB11 and PFY/VAB11 and KIM/VAB12 and CJA/VAB43 and IN0/VAA11 and IN0/VAB11

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

Fulfillment of complete clinical training
Recommended literature
  • Altschuler, S., Ludwig, S. (1998). Pediatrics at a Glance. McGraw-Hill.
  • Bernstein, D., Shelov, S. P. (2011). Pediatrics for Medical Students. LWW.
  • Kliegman, R. M. et al. (2011). Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Saunders.
  • Lissauer, T., Clayden, G. (2011). Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Mosby.

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 (2014) Medical sciences 4 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2) Medical sciences 4 Summer