Course: Infectious Diseases

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Course title Infectious Diseases
Course code KME/729
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Doctoral
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 Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Chmelík Václav, MUDr.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. General issues: : interaction microorganism - macroorganism and infectious disease Basic pathogenesis. Symptom, syndrome, disease. Diagnosis of infection. 2. Therapy of infectious disease: chemotherapy and complex care of patient 3. Infections of skin and skin symptoms of general infections 4. Infections of digestive system 5. Infections of liver 6. Infections of kidney and urinary tract 7. Infections of respiratory system and tuberculosis 8. Infections of central nervous system 9. Infections of heart and vessels 10. Infections of bone and joint 11. Sepsis 12. HIV/AIDS 13. Selected parasitic diseases 14. Infection in special groups of patients (immunodeficiency, polymorbidity, malnutrition, aged patient, gravidity, with foreign body)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Human infectious diseases - information for laboratory worker : clinical picture, differencial diagnosis and basic treatment of infections. Special accent on different points of view of laboratory and clinical worker, dialogue and cooperation between them on sampling, processing and interpretation of biological material leading to targeted antimicrobial therapy.
Student will understand the progress of infection in human body. Student will be able to orientate in different types of infections and their treatments.
Prerequisites
No specific requirements are necessary.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

To pass an exam and comprehend the knowledge from lectures. 2 questions are drawn and must be answered at at least 70%
Recommended literature
  • Beneš a kolektiv: Infekční lékařství Galén 2009 (rozsáhlá základní učebnice oboru).
  • Václav Dostál a kol.: Infektologie, skripta Karolinum, 2004.


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): Infection Biology (1) Category: Biology courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Clinical Biology (1) Category: Biology courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Infection Biology (1) Category: Biology courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer