Course: Infectious Diseases 1

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Course title Infectious Diseases 1
Course code INF/VAA11
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 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
  • Chalupa Pavel, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Rožnovský Luděk, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Zjevíková Alena, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hozáková Lubomíra, MUDr.
  • Orságová Irena, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Evolution of infectious disease, sepsis, septic shock. Central nervous system infections. HIV/AIDS. Infection in patients with immunodeficiency. Viral hepatitis, treatment and prevention. Vaccination and its options.Travel medicine and imported diseases. Zoonoses and parasitic diseases. Bacterial and viral diarrhoea. Herpetic infections and diseases with exanthema. Intensive care in infectious diseases. Nosocomial infections, infections among health care personnel.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Observation, Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Introduction to the problem and relations to the other medicine specializations, transmission od infectious diseases, epidemiologic strategy, clinical manifestation of infectious diseases, diferencial diagnosis and therapy. Viral hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, G; etiology, pathology, epidemiology, clinical features, serologic tests and findings, treatment, sequelae, carrier state of the virus of hepatitis B and C, chronic viral hepatitis - treatment of them. GIT infections (pathology of the infectious diarrhoea, bacterial and viral infectious diarrhoea, clinically important bacterial and viral carrier state. HIV/AIDS infection (stage, therapy, care of HIV/AIDS patiens), respiratory infections, herpes viruses infectious diseases ant treatment, infectious exantematous diseases, infectious diseases called by Streptococci and Staphylococci, zoonose, infectious diseases in childhood. Basic information about neuroinfections - bacterial and viral, lyme diseases, TBE encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis. Prion infections. Antibiotics from the view of infectionist, antibiotic resistence, antibiotic policy. Antivirotics. Antimycotics. Strategy of vaccination - contemporary status, view to the future. Infectious diseases and pregnancy. The infectious disease and the corticosteroid therapy. Anaerobic infections, tetanus. Clostridial infections. The introduction to the problem of the geographic and travel medicine. Malaria, leishmaniosis, schistosomiasis. Clinical demonstration of the patients.
After this study the student will be able to apply his or her knowledges in diagnosis, diferential diagnosis and therapy , he or she will be able to recommend vaccination against infectious diseaseas and antimalaric prevention for travellers into risk area sof the world.
Completion of course "Internal medicine II"..
IN1/VA012 and CJA/VAB43 and IN0/VAA11 and IN0/VAB11 and PAT/VAB11 and PFY/VAB11 and PSY/VAB13 and FAR/VAB11 and IN2/VAB22

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

Inclusion (credit) is for student with attendance at seminars and exercises in winter semester.
Recommended literature
  • Bannister, B.A., Begg, N.T., Gillespie, S.H. (2000). Infectious Disease. Blackwell Science Ltd.
  • Beneš, J. (2009). Infekční lékařství. Praha: Galén.
  • Dostál, V. a kol. (2004). Infektologie. Karolinum, Praha.
  • Grist, N.R., Ho-Yen, D,O,, Walker, E, Williams, G,R. (1994). Diseases of Infection. Oxford University Press.
  • Mandell, G.L., Bennett, J.E., Dolin, R. (1995). Mandell, Douglas and Bennett´s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Churchill Livingstone Inc.
  • Reese R.E., Betts, R.F. (1996). A Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases. Little, Brown and Company.

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 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2) Medical sciences 5 Winter