Course: Infectious Diseases 2

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Course title Infectious Diseases 2
Course code INF/VCB12
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Chalupa Pavel, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Prokeš Zdeněk, MUDr.
  • Bartošová Drahomíra, doc. MUDr. CSc.
  • Křenek Radomír, Mgr. MUDr. MBA
Course content
Slides of infectious diseases. Acute viral hepatitis. Chronic viral hepatitis. Principles from travel medicine. Imported infections. HIV/AIDS infection. Neonatal and inborn infections. Infections due to herpesviruses. Vaccination. Central nervous system infections. Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning.

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".
INF/VCA11 and IN2/VCB22 and PAT/VCB11 and PFY/VCB11 and KIM/VCB12 and FAR/VCB11 and PSY/VCB13 and IN0/VCA12 and CJA/VCB21
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Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Student performance

Inclusion (credit) is for student with attendance at seminars and exercises in winter and summer semester and orally examination.
Recommended literature
  • Beneš, J. (2010). Infekční lékařství. Galén, Praha.
  • Dostál, V. a kol. (2004). Infektologie. Karolinum, Praha.
  • Husa, P. a kol. (2011). Infekční lékařství. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • Poljak, V., Ehrmann, J. (1997). Přehled infekčních nemocí. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.
  • 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 (2011) Medical sciences 4 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2015) Medical sciences 4 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 4 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2012) Medical sciences 4 Summer