Course: Physiology of pregnancy and childbirth.

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Course title Physiology of pregnancy and childbirth.
Course code KAZ/BPFTP
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 Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Reslerová Ludmila, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Diagnostics and signs of pregnancy. Embryonic and fetal development during pregnancy. Changes in body of a pregnant woman. Physiological gravidity. The system of care for pregnant women, prenatal counselling, examination methods during pregnancy. Antenatal training, pregnancy classes, birth plan. Duration of pregnancy, birth date, possibilities of pregnancy termination. Physiological labour ? stage 1. Physiological labour ? stage 2. Physiological labour ? stage 3. Physiological labour ? stage 4. Alternative childbirth (in water, on a birthing stool, ?.), the Leboyer birth method. Methods of assisted reproduction. The issues of pueperium, postpartum depressions, lactation psychosis. Breastfeeding ? significance, milk composition, breastfeeding technique, frequency, contraindications, aids,?

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Methods of Written Work, Projection (static, dynamic), Training in job and motor Skils
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is of theoretically-practical and significantly educational nature. It deals with basic and special care of a pregnant woman, a para, a puerpera and a nursing mother. Emphasis is mainly on physiological pregnancy and childbirth, including alternative ways to care for a pregnant woman, a para, a puerpara and a nursing mother. Teaching uses videos, demonstration of aids and practical procedures.
Students get an overview of the current system of care for the pregnant woman and the mother, learn about the physiological pregnancy and childbirth, especially with so-called. Natural childbirth.
Prerequisites
Passing somatology disciplines (anatomy and physiology

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Written exam, Seminar Work

Group work on a given project, project presentation in class. Active participation in seminars.
Recommended literature
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  • Leboyer, F. (1995). Porod bez násilí. Praha: Stratos.
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  • Macků, F., Macků, J. (1998). Průvodce těhotenstvím a porodem. Praha: Grada, Avicenum.
  • Makedonová, N. (1991). Gravidjóga - porod bez bolesti. Bratislava: Natajoga.
  • NICOLSON, P. (2001). Poporodní deprese. Praha: Grada Publishing.
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  • Tomáš, S. a kol. (2000). Bezbolestný pôrod. Martin: Osveta.


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