Course: Essentials of Biology of the Child

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Course title Essentials of Biology of the Child
Course code KBI/BID51
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 7
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hrušková Martina, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures 1. Introduction. Tissues. 2. Musculoskeletal system. 3. Cardiovascular system. 4. Digestive system. 5. Respiratory and Urinary system. 6. Endocrine system. 7.-9. Nervous system. 10. Sensory systems. 11.-12. Human Ontogeny. 13.-14. Occupational and school hygiene. Civilizing diseases (prevention). Course Essentials of first aid.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Projection, Skills training
Learning outcomes
The course deals with fundamental theoretical background of human biology for students of teacher training programmes for secondary schools. Human functional anatomy and physiology, health prevention and first aid, ontogeny with emphasis on school age, the most frequent pathologies, civilizing diseases, dependence on drugs and occupational and school hygiene are presented as lectures Theoretical and practical training of first aid with health worker for students in 1-days course.
Knowledge of essentials of human biology and first aid provides a theoretical background of professional qualification for educational process. Knowledge of human biology with consideration of health prevention is meaningful for school practice in general.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Student performance assessment, Interview, Systematic student observation

Knowledge of functional anatomy and physiology of selected organ systems, ontogeny (school age particularly), hygiene. Theoretical and practical knowledge of health prevention and first aid.
Recommended literature
  • http://www.zzstabor.cz/prvnipomoc.html.
  • Bydžovský, J.:. První pomoc. Praha: Grada. 2004.
  • Dylevský, I.:. Somatologie. Epava, Olomouc, 2000.
  • Kantor, M. :. Základy somatopatologie pro studenty učitelství a bakalářského studia sociální práce 1, 2. Učební text. ZČU Plzeň, 2002.
  • Machová, J.:. Biologie člověka pro učitele. Univerzita Karlova, Praha, 2002.
  • Srnský, P.:. První pomoc u dětí. Grada, Praha, 2006.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter