Course: Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1

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Course title Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1
Course code IN0/VCB12
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
  • Papajík Tomáš, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Horák Pavel, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Fryšák Zdeněk, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Karásek David, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Krejčí Karel, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Marek Dan, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Musil Dalibor, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Galuszka Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hrčková Yvona, MUDr.
  • Jakubec Petr, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Procházka Vít, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Petřková Jana, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Raida Luděk, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Skácelová Martina, MUDr.
  • Szotkowski Tomáš, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zatloukal Jaromír, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Halenka Milan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Žurek Martin, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hubáček Petr, MUDr. MBA
  • Doupal Vlastimil, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Ščudla Vlastimil, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Táborský Miloš, prof. MUDr. CSc., FESC, MBA
  • Zadražil Josef, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Procházka Vlastimil, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Aiglová Květoslava, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Tozzi di Angelo Igor, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Ehrmann Jiří, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Kolek Vítězslav, prof. MUDr. DrSc.
  • Laichman Stanislav, doc. MUDr. CSc.
Course content
The lessons of "Introduction to clinical medicine" will equip the student with the ability of a professional and sensitive contact with the patient. The students will adopt all aspects of history evaluation and physical examination (aspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation) in internal medicine. One part of the practical training aimed at specific issue of physical examination of individual organ systems will contain also introductory theoretical seminars and repeating microlectures dedicated to individual branches of internal medicine, and seminars dealing with basic laboratory and complementary diagnostic methods. Such training should prepare the students for individual clinical work. The clinical anatomy is a part of this lessons.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Observation, Demonstration, Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
The aim of the "Introduction to clinical medicine" is to adopt complete clinical examination, i.e. the history of the patient as well as a detailed physical examination. The student should be able to express properly the findings and write down acquired data, to work out admission record, and to compile working clinical diagnosis and an examination plan within internal medicine.
The ability to adopt practical skills within the lessons of Introduction to clinical medicine will train the student for independent performance of basic internal examination in a range, which enables a following specialized tuition of individual internal medicine branches.
Pre-requisitions of ?Introduction to clinical medicine? include successful completion of all year 1 subjects and all credits from the third semester.
NAN/VCB13 and BIO/VCB11 and LBF/VCB11 and LCH/VCA11 and HIE/VCB11 and KAR/VCB11 and FYZ/VCA11 and LCH/VCB20 and HIE/VCA12 and SOL/VCA81 and CJA/VCB11

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

The 15 lectures and 15 practical seminars followed by successful test colloquium after semester 4 are mandatory for the completion of Introduction to clinical medicine.
Recommended literature
  • Obsah seminářů a klinické výuky ve 4. semestru.
  • Češka, R. (2010). Interna. Triton:Praha.
  • 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.
  • Táborský, M. a kol. (2014). Interní propedeutika. Praha: Mladá fronta.

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 (2015) Medical sciences 2 Summer