Course: Hematology II.

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Course title Hematology II.
Course code KME/726
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the summer semester.
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vonke Ivan, MUDr.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. Haematopoiesis - origin of blood cells, haematopoietic organs, pathology - interpretation. Red blood cells - differentiation, maturation, disorders - interpretation. 2. Granulocytes - differentiation, maturation, disorders - interpretation. 3. Lymphocytes - differentiation, maturation, pathology and correction of disorders. Thrombocytes - differentiation, maturation, disorders - interpretation. 3-5. Anaemia; interpretation of laboratory findings in terms of clinical manifestations. 6. Acute leukaemia, diagnostics. 7. Chronic myeloid leukaemia, polycythaemia vera, myelofibrosis, essential thrombocytopenia. 8. Lymphoproliferative disorders, non-cancer disorders of white blood cells. 9-10. Coagulation disorders, interpretation of pathologic laboratory findings. 11. Separation and conservation of blood components, haemotherapy. 12. Immunohematology. 13. Serum markers and izoenzymes. 14. Bone marrow transplantation, supporting laboratory haematological examinations. Content of practices: Haematological laboratory methods in routine operation of regional hospital. In addition to routine operation, the emphasis is put on coagulation tests.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration
  • Class attendance - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Advanced haematology, haematopathology, interpretation of the results of laboratory examination methods in clinical haematology.
Student will have knowledge in process of haemopoiesis and overview in bloods compounds. Student will orientate in bloods diseases and their therapies.
Basic knowledge in circulatory system.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Passing the exam Presence at the practicals
Recommended literature
  • Friedman B.: Hematologie v praxi. Galén, Praha 1994.
  • Hoffbrand, A. V., Pettit, J. E. : Clinical Haematology, Sandoz, Basel, 1988.
  • Smetana, K. a sp. : Hematologie a transfuziologie I, IVZ Praha, 1992.
  • T. Kozák (ed. ) Hematologie v: Vnitřní lékařství IIIb (M. Anděl a spol. ), Galen Praha, 2001.
  • Vaňásek, J. a sp. : Hematologie a transfuziologie II, IVZ Brno, 1992.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Clinical Biology (1) Category: Biology courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer