Course: Pediatric Cardiology

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Course title Pediatric Cardiology
Course code DET/VC063
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Klásková Eva, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The role of echocardiography in diagnostics of congenital heart defects. Basics of prenatal echocardiographic screening, new tools of cardiac imaging (CT, MRI) in children (2 hours). 2. Hemodynamic monitoring in critical ill children at ICU (2 hours). 3. Myocarditis, infectious endocarditis, anthracycline cardiotoxicity in children (2 hours). 4. Sudden cardiac death in childhood, cardiovascular pre-participation screening of young competitive athletes. Kawasaki disease; Practical training at Echo Lab of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology (4 hours).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic)
Learning outcomes
We would like to improve knowledge of students in the subject of Pediatric Cardiology. Lessons are particularly focussed on an acute cardiological care at pediatric intensive care units (ICUs), on a hemodynamic monitoring, new tools of cardiac imaging (MRI, CT, echocardiography), on a sudden cardiac death and on a cardiotoxicity of the chemotherapy from the childhood to the adolescence. Each student will pass a practical training at Echo Lab of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology.
Students must have mastered the basics and treating pediatric patient instructional portion of pediatrics.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Anatomy.
DET/VCBP2

Assessment methods and criteria
Dialog

Completion of all seminars.
Recommended literature
  • Allen Hugh D et al. (2008). Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents Including the Fetus and Young Adult. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Anderson, R.H. et al. (2010). Paediatric Cardiology. Churchill Livingstone.
  • Chaloupecký, V. et al. (2006). Dětská kardiologie. Praha Galén.
  • Marek, J. (2003). Pediatrická a prenatální echokardiografie - II. díl. Triton.


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 (2011) Medical sciences 5 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2015) Medical sciences 5 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 5 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2012) Medical sciences 5 Summer