Course: Infectious Diseases

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Course title Infectious Diseases
Course code INF/ZUA11
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Bařinka Antonín, MUDr.
  • Smýkal Jan, MUDr.
  • Zeidlerová Alena, MUDr.
  • Prokeš Zdeněk, MUDr.
  • Chalupa Pavel, prof. MUDr. CSc.
  • Křenek Radomír, Mgr. MUDr. MBA
Course content
Slides of infectious diseases. Acute viral hepatitis. Chronic viral hepatitis. Purulent and aseptic meningitidis. Infections of respiratory tract. Signes of infections in oral cavity. Streptococcal infections. Herpesviral infections.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), 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, serlogic tests and findings, treatment, sequelae, carrier state of the virus of hepatitis B and C, chronic viral hepatitis - treatment of them in the relationship to dental medicine. 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. Clinical demonstration of the patients.
After this study the student will be able to apply his or her knowledges in diagnosis, dif. dg. 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. The student will be able to use his or her knowledge to prevent nosocomial transmission of infectious diseases in his or her job.
Not specified.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Student performance

Presence on seminars, provement of appropriate knowledge.
Recommended literature
  • Dostál, V. a kol. (2004). Infektologie. Karolinum, Praha.
  • Husa, P. a kol. (2011). Infekční lékařství. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • 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 Dentistry (2015) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2014) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2013) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (1) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2) Medical sciences 4 Winter