Course: Infectious Diseases 2

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Course title Infectious Diseases 2
Course code INF/VAB11
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Rožnovský Luděk, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Prokeš Zdeněk, MUDr.
  • Chalupa Pavel, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Bartošová Drahomíra, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Křenek Radomír, Mgr. MUDr. MBA
  • Bařinka Antonín, MUDr.
  • Smýkal Jan, MUDr.
  • Zeidlerová Alena, MUDr.
Course content
Neonatal and inborn infections. Infections due to herpesviruses. Vaccination. Central nervous system infections. Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning. Slides of infectious diseases. Acute viral hepatitis. Chronic viral hepatitis. Principles from travel medicine. Imported infections. HIV/AIDS infection.

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. 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. Strategy of vaccination - contemporary status, view to the future. Infectious diseases and pregnancy. Variola and vacination. The introduction to the problem of the geographic and travel medicine. Clinical demonstration of the patients.
The student will be able to diagnose the most frequent infectious diseases including differential diagnostics and therapeutic possibilities, especially within the first contact with the patients suffering from infectious diaseases.
Completion of course "Internal medicine II".
INF/VAA11 and IN1/VA012 and IN0/VAB11 and IN0/VAA11 and CJA/VAB43 and PAT/VAB11 and PFY/VAB11 and PSY/VAB13 and FAR/VAB11 and IN2/VAB22

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Student performance, Dialog

Inclusion (credit) is for student with attendance at seminars and exercises in winter and summer semester and orally examination.
Recommended literature
  • Bannister, B., Begg, N., Gillespie, S. (2000). Infectious Disease. Willey-Blackwell.
  • Hobstová, J. et al. (2003). Infectious Diseases. Karolinum, Prague.

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