Course: Internal Medicine II

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Course title Internal Medicine II
Course code IN1/VA012
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
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
  • Doupal Vlastimil, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Kolek Vítězslav, prof. MUDr. DrSc.
  • Lukl Jan, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Číhalík Čestmír, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Galuszka Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Marek Dan, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Táborský Miloš, prof. MUDr. CSc., FESC, MBA
  • Heinc Petr, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hutyra Martin, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Richter David, MUDr.
  • Štípal Roman, MUDr. CSc.
  • Václavík Jan, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Schneiderka Petr, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Petřková Jana, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Musil Dalibor, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Žurková Monika, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Lošťáková Vladimíra, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hobzová Milada, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Jakubec Petr, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Kamasová Monika, MUDr.
  • Bulava Alan, doc. MUDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kultan Juraj, MUDr.
  • Hutyrová Beáta, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction to Cardiology. Angina pectoris. Myocardial Infarction. Valvular and Congenital Heart Disease in Adult. Heart Failure. Bradyarrhythmias. Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Syncope. Pulmonary. Non-invasive methods. Interventional Methods in Coronary Heart Disease. Echocardiography. X-ray. Cardiac Pacing, ICD. Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Tachyarrhythmias Therapy. Hypertension. Biochemical tests in Cardiology. Embolism. Endocarditis, Myocarditis, Pericarditis. Diseases of Aorta. Diseases of Peripheral Arteries. Diff. diagnosis of Chest Pain. Content of Respiratory Medicine. Pulmonary Syndromes. Tuberculosis. Lung Tumours. Respiratory Insufficiency. Endoscopy of Respiratory System. Sarcoidosis. Intersticial Lung Diseases. Sleep Apnoe Syndrome. Asthma Bronchiale. Pleural Diseases. Pneumonia and Other. Pulmonary Function. COPD.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Observation, Demonstration, Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Active participation on cardiologic department: patients history, physical evaluation, diagnostic methods, therapy and prognostic significance of cardiovascular diseases. Participation in specialized cardiologic laboratories included.
The students could be able for individual evaluation of cardiologic patient, determination of appropriate diagnostic methods, interpretation of laboratory and paraclinic methods, determination of diagnosis and optimal therapeutic approach after this course. There is a test at the end of this block.
Fullfilled: IIN2/VCA11, FAR/VCB11, TPO/VCB13, TPO/VCBP1, CJA/VCB21 or CJA/VCB31, PSY/VCB11, IN2/VCB21, PAT/VCB11, PFY/VCB11
MIK/VAA12 and SOL/VAB12 and PLE/VABP2 and PAT/VAB11 and PFY/VAB11 and PSY/VAB13 and IN2/VAB22 and CJA/VAB43 and FAR/VAB11

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

3-fold non -attendance at the cardiology seminars and 3-fold non -attendance at the pneumology seminars are allowed. 2-fold non-attendance at the practical training/laboratories in cardiology and 1-fold non-attendance at the practical training in pneumology are allowed. Students are obliged to compensate for more non-attendance than stated. Holidays without compensation. Knowledge checking.
Recommended literature
  • Čihalík, Č. (1998). An Atlas of Clinical Electrocardiography. Olomouc: Palacký University.
  • Gibson, J., Geddes, D. M., Costabel, U., Sterk, P., Corrin, B. (2002). Respiratory Medicine. Saunders.
  • Goldman, L., Schafer, A. I. (2012). Goldman´s Cecil Medicine. Saunders.
  • James, D. G. (1992). Color Atlas of Respiratory Disease. Mosby.
  • Lukl, J. (2007). Clinical Cardiology in Brief. UP Olomouc.

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 (2) Medical sciences 4 -