Course: Infectious Diseases 1

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Course title Infectious Diseases 1
Course code INF/VCA11
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
  • Širůček Petr, MUDr.
  • Kostřicová Eva, MUDr.
  • Zjevíková Alena, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Hozáková Lubomíra, MUDr.
  • Orságová Irena, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Rožnovský Luděk, doc. MUDr. CSc.
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
The student is introduced to general symptoms of infectious diseases, development of infectious diseases including sepsis and septic shock. His/her knowledge about common or less frequent bacterial, parasitic and viral infections is extended. The student obtains basic knowledge about diagnostic, differential diagnostics and therapy of common as well as significant import diseases. The student is introduced to vaccination against infectious diseases and to other form of prevention. The student obtains knowledge about department of infectious diseases, their hygienic-epidemiological regimen and about principles of isolation of patients.
Student will be able to apply new obtained knowledge in diagnostic and therapy of common infectious diseases (e.g. respiratory diseases, diarrhoea, viral hepatitis, central nervous system infections, herpetic infection and diseases with exanthema), common import diseases and infections in patients with immunodeficiency (e.g. with organ transplantation or HIV infection). The student will be able to recommend vaccination against some infectious diseases, however also to use your knowledge to decrease the risk of nosocomial infections and infections of health care personnel.
Completion of course "Internal medicine II".
IN2/VCB22 and CJA/VCB21
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CJA/VCB31 and KIM/VCB12 and FAR/VCB11 and PSY/VCB13 and IN0/VCA12 and PFY/VCB11 and PAT/VCB11 and CJA/VCB21
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Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

Inclusion (credit) is for student with attendance at seminars and exercises in winter semester.
Recommended literature
  • Beneš, J. (2009). Infekční lékařství. Praha: Galén.
  • Dostál, V. a kol. (2004). Infektologie. Karolinum, Praha.
  • Havlík, J. a kol. (2002). Infekční nemoci. Praha: Galén.
  • Rozsypal, H. (2015). Základy infekčního lékařství. Praha: Karolinum.

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 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2012) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2011) Medical sciences 4 Winter