Course: Paediatrics

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Course title Paediatrics
Course code KAZ/BKPED
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Vávrová Helena, MUDr.
Course content
Revision of psychomotor development of a child Disorders of nutrition and hydration Infectious diseases Obesity Infectious diseases Allergic diseases Asthma bronchiale Diabetes mellitus Seizure disorders in neurology Poisonings, injuries Acute abdomen Acute occurrences in otorhinolaryngology Cerebral palsy Heart diseases in childhood Respiratory system diseases in childhood Digestive system diseases in childhood Excretory system diseases in childhood Endocrine diseases in childhood Neurological diseases in childhood Haematological and oncological diseases in childhood Diseases of skin, visual and auditory system

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Preparation for the Exam - 90 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 8 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Children's health, positive and negative trends, the roles of society, health institutions and education in improving health conditions. The course enlarges knowledge in the domain of epidemiology. Students learn about common symptoms of illnesses in pre-school children. They are trained how to cooperate with doctors.
After completing the course, students should be able to: - Characterize peculiarities of the most common health problems of the child's age - Identify the most common symptoms of childhood diseases - Understand the principles of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of childhood diseases - Understand and be able to apply basic knowledge of the epidemiology of infectious diseases - Respond correctly for selected acute conditions in children.
The student know biology of children.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam

Ability to work independently with data and printed sources, on-line connection, the elaboration of a seminar paper.
Recommended literature
  • Goldmann, R., Cichá, M. (2006). Základy pediatrie pro pedagogy.. Olomouc.
  • Volf, V., Volfová, H. (2003). Pediatrie - pro střední zdravotnické školy. Praha: Informatorium.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Health education with focus on education (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter