Course: Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2

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Course title Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2
Course code IN0/VCA12
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
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
  • Tesaříková Jana, MUDr.
  • Mihál Vladimír, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Dlouhý Michael, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Ščudla Vlastimil, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Aujeský René, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Vysloužil Kamil, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Bébarová Linda, MUDr.
  • Hanuliak Jan, MUDr.
  • Chudáček Josef, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Řezáč Tomáš, MUDr.
  • Stašek Martin, MUDr.
  • Vomáčková Katherine, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Kopřiva František, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zapletalová Jiřina, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Pospíšilová Dagmar, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Venháčová Jitřenka, MUDr.
  • Véghová Velgáňová Mária, MUDr.
  • Flögelová Hana, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Bouchalová Kateřina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zápalka Martin, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hálek Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Neklanová Marta, MUDr.
  • Aleksijević Darina, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Gvozdiaková Tatiana, MUDr.
  • Klásková Eva, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Saitz Jan, MUDr.
  • Smolka Vratislav, MUDr.
  • Šigutová Lenka, MUDr.
Course content
The purpose of the subject Introduction to Clinical Medicine is to equip the medical student with the ability to establish professional and sensitive contact with the patient, be able to collect all aspects of the patient's medical history and perform a complete physical examination (aspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation) in the fields of internal medicine, pediatrics and surgery. Part of the practical training of examination of individual organ systems will include introductory theoretical and subsequently also review seminars dedicated to topics in internal medicine, pediatrics and surgery, including basic laboratory and complementary diagnostic examinations. Such training should provide the student with the capability of independent clinical practice. In surgery, attention will also be focused on basic surgical procedures.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Observation, Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic), Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Aim of the subject Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2 is to be able to independently perform a complete clinical examination, including obtaining the patient's full medical history and performing a physical examination with the knowledge of correctly interpreting and documenting the obtained results, writing up the patient's medical history chart, including a working diagnostic conclusion and therapeutic plan in the fields of internal medicine, pediatrics and surgery. Surgery will primarily focus on examination of the abdomen, especially in cases of acute abdomen. Part of the surgical propedeutics will also include basic surgical procedures and techniques and their complications.
Understanding of practical duties within the subject of Introduction to Clinical Medicine will give the student the capability to independently perform a basic internal, pediatric and surgical examination in an extent which allows subsequent specialized education of all three basic medical fields.
Prerequisite for commencing study of Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2 is successful completion of Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1.
IN0/VCB12 and FYZ/VCB12 and HIE/VCA12 and LCH/VCA20

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam, Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Completion of all seminars and all practical trainings of Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1 and 2 and a final examination in Introduction to Clinical Medicine at the end of the 5th semester.
Recommended literature
  • Obsah seminářů a klinické výuky ve 4. a 5. semestru.
  • Becker, H. D. a kol. (2005). Chirurgická onkologie. Praha: Grada.
  • Češka, R. (2010). Interna. Triton:Praha.
  • Gallo, J. a kol. (2011). Ortopedie pro studenty lékařských a zdravotnických fakult. Olomouc: VUP.
  • Chrobák, L. a kol. (2007). Propedeutika vnitřního lékařství. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Klener, P. a kol. (2009). Propedeutika ve vnitřním lékařství. Galén, Praha.
  • Klener, P. a kol. (2011). Vnitřní lékařství. Galén, Praha.
  • Lebl, J., Provazník, K., Hejcmanová, L. (2007). Preklinická pediatrie. Galén Praha.
  • Mihál, V. a kol. (2012). Vybrané kapitoly z pediatrie. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.
  • Pafko, P. a kol. (2008). Základy speciální chirurgie. Praha: Galén.
  • Stožický, F., Pizingerová, K. (2006). Základy dětského lékařství. Karolinum, Praha.
  • Zeman, M. a kol. (2006). Speciální chirurgie. Praha: Galén.
  • Zeman, M., Krška, Z. a kol. (2011). Chirurgická propedeutika. Praha: Grada.

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 3 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2012) Medical sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2011) Medical sciences 3 Winter