Course: Internal Medicine 1

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Course title Internal Medicine 1
Course code IN2/VCA22
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 0
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
  • Válka Ladislav, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Vrzalová Drahomíra, Mgr. MUDr.
  • Loyková Věra, MUDr.
  • Aiglová Květoslava, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Berka Zdeněk, MUDr.
  • Gregar Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Zarivnijová Lea, MUDr.
  • Ehrmann Jiří, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Chlup Rudolf, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Procházka Vlastimil, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Konečný Michal, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Sychra Pavel, MUDr.
  • Sovová Markéta, MUDr.
  • Bawadekjiová Diana, MUDr.
  • Hamplová Veronika, MUDr.
  • Zborovjanová Veronika, MUDr.
  • Koudelková Gabriela, MUDr.
  • Dvořák Jakub, MUDr.
  • Daniš Lukáš, MUDr.
  • Navrátil Vít, MUDr.
  • Luběna Ladislav, MUDr.
  • Jelínková Andrea, MUDr.
Course content
The content of this teaching takes of problems of gastroenterology on the level of pregradual education. Students are educated on all diseasses in gastroenterology it means their etiopathogenesis, clinical and laboratory findings, diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. The content takes also of basic principles of the differencial diagnosis of this disorders.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Methods of Written Work, Observation, Demonstration, Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
The aim is to master diagnosis, therapy and prognosis of internal diseases in the specialities gastroenterology. On the basis of a case history and physical examination, students shoud be able to form the preliminary diagnosis and to develop an adequate strategy of other supporting examinations leading to the definite diagnosis. From the prognostic point of view, the aim is to realistically evaluate the probable duration of the disease and its treatment and the effect of the dissease on the patient´s chance for survival. The second part of this education are general principles of nutrition especially of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary illness.
By acquiring all the above mentioned skills the student will be able from a view of gastroenterology to pass the following ten weeks taking practical training before the state examination. The main content of this training is a procedure of differential diagnosis in the internal medicine.
Assumptions are met by completing the course prerequisites.
LCH/VCA20 and HIE/VCA12 and FYZ/VCB12 and IN0/VCB12 and IN0/VCA12

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Student performance

15 completed seminars, 15 completed internships at the bedside
Recommended literature
  • Bureš, J., Horáček, J. (2003). Základy vnitřního lékařství. Galén.
  • Češka, R. (2010). Interna. Triton:Praha.
  • Ehrmann, J., Hůlek. P. a kol. (2010). Hepatologie. Grada, Praha.
  • Klener, P. a kol. (2006). Vnitřní lékařství. Praha: Galén.
  • Lata, J., a kol. (2005). Kritické stavy v hepatologii. Grada.
  • Souček, M. a kol. (2010). Vnitřní lékařství. Grada, Praha.

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 (2015) Medical sciences 3 Winter