Course: Paediatrics

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Course title Paediatrics
Course code DET/ZAA11
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Ludíková Barbora, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Véghová Velgáňová Mária, MUDr.
  • Aleksijević Darina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Venháčová Jitřenka, MUDr.
  • Houda Jiří, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Flögelová Hana, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Growth and development of the child. Age specific developmental variability including somatic, psychomotor, immunological changes and social interactions. Nutritional disorders: malabsorptive disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, cystic fibrosis. Congenital anomalies of digestive systém including oral cavity. Allergy in children. Asthma (diagnosis and treatment), anaphylaxis. Bleedings disorders (hemophilia, thrombocytopenia, DIC). Infectious diseases, immunization. The endocrine systém: Diabetes mellitus, disorders of thyroid gland and calcium-phosphate homeostasis. Approach to the child with chronic illness (counseling, education, coordination, genetic issues, psychological support). Compliance in pediatrics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Observation, Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Theoretical and practical education is focused on the basics of paediatrics, diagnostics and therapy of the most common children diseases, especially with accent on the oral cavity. Another goal is inform and introduce students into the children emergency medicine they could meet in dentistry.
Student will be able to use new knowledge in dental examination of children. Knowledge about the children diseases will help him to prevent dental complications in the children care. Student will be able to safely recognize and treat various acute conditions occurring by providing dental care for children.
Basic knowledge of anatomie.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Presence during all seminars and clinical training sessions. Case report - oral presentation.
Recommended literature
  • Lissauer, T., Clayden, G. (2011). Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Mosby.
  • Marcdante, K., Kliegman, R. M. (2014). Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics. Saunders.
  • Mihál, V. a kol. (2012). Vybrané kapitoly z pediatrie. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.

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 Dentistry (2015) Medical sciences 5 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (1) Medical sciences 5 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2014) Medical sciences 5 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2013) Medical sciences 5 Winter