aVLPG11XX Obstetrics and Gynaecology - State Exam

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: SRZK (closing examination).
prof. MUDr. Pavel Ventruba, DrSc., MBA (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Igor Crha, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Vít Unzeitig, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Michal Pohanka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Atanas-Ivan Belkov (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Robert Hudeček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Jana Žáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Luboš Minář, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Vít Weinberger, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zuzana Hodická, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Zdeňka Kroupová (assistant)
Ing. Josef Stodůlka (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Pavel Ventruba, DrSc., MBA
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Institutions of Reproductive Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Zdeňka Kroupová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
aVLFA0822p Pharmacology II - lec. && aVLNE9X1p Neurology - lecture && aVLPY9X1p Psychiatry - lect. && aVLDV7X21p Dermatovenerology I -lecture && aVLAM9X1p Intensive care med. - lect. && aVLVL7X61c Internal medicine - part 1 -pr && aVLVL9X62c Internal medicine part 2 && aVLVL9X63c Internal medicine part 3 && aVLVL9X64c Internal medicine part 4 && aVLVL9X65c Internal medicine part 5 && aVLIN9X22 Infectious diseases II && aVLON091p Clinical oncology - lec. && VYCET ( 1 , aVLAL091 Anaesthes. and Treat. of Pain , aVLDO091 Paediatric Oncology , aVLKF101 Clinical Pharmacology , aVLKB091 Clinical Biochemistry , aVLFP091 Physiology and path.of newborn ) && aVLCH9X33c Surgery III - practice && aVLCJ0888 Czech for Foreigners VIII && VSSP03X Individual project
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The Obstetrics and Gynecology course involves the supervision and appropriate intervention during, normal and complicated pregnancy and delivery, as well as the recognition, prevention, management and surveillance of diseases affecting reproductive health in women. The course gives students understanding, basic knowledge and skills in epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common problems in obstetrics and gynecology; reproductive health matters, including family planning, infertility and maternal care, emphasizing wellness and prevention in addition to treatment of disease. The aim of the course is to attain standards of knowledge and practical skills adequate to start postgraduate training in medicine and reach level of competence defined in the Log Book. The course graduates should be able to keep with international standards of patient care by reaching high level of clinical skills, bedside care skills, surgical skills, in addition to updated medical knowledge.
Learning outcomes
The students learning outcomes and competences mainly cover medical knowledge and skills:
- to evaluate the data about the follow-up of pregnancy and birth, and the management of the gynecological diseases,
- to get the new information and to make decisions for similar situations,
- to perform the gynecological procedures.
- the student will achieve the appropriate attitude.
  • The practice should help reaching high level of clinical skills, bedside care skills, surgical skills in diagnostics and treatment of pathologies:
  • OBSTERICS Pysiological changes during pregnancy Antenatal care Drugs use during pregnancy and lactation Abortion Ectopic pregnancy Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Hypertension in pregnancy Preeclampsia Diabetes in pregnancy Bleeding disorders with pregnancy Multiple pregnancy Analgesia & anaesthesia in labour Breech presentation Uterine action in pregnancy (normal and abnormal ) Perineal vaginal & cervical injuries Rupture uterus Antepartum hemorrhage (Placenta previa ) Antepartum hemorrhage (Abruptio placentae ) Shock in obstetrics Normal puerperium Venous thrombosis in obstetrics Caesaria Section Induction of abortion & labour Dysmaturity and Prematurity Perinatal asphyxia Ultrasound in obstetrics Prenatal diagnosis of congenital anomalies
  • GYNAECOLOGY Functional uterine bleeding Amenorrhoea Amenorrhoea Climacteric and HRT Dysmenorrhoea, Premenstrual syndroma Infertility Assisted reproductive techniques ART Vaginitis and vulvitis Salpingitis Cervivitis Sexually Transmitted diseases AIDS Tumours & masses of vulva & vagina Cancer cervix Malignant diseases of body of uterus – carcinoma Fibromyomata treatment and modern trends Endometriosis Ovarian tumors Endoscopy Vaginal smear and colposcopy Urinary incontinence Contraception (pills ) Contraception (I.U.D ) Contraception (other methods )
  • Essential obstetrics and gynaecology. Edited by Ian M. Symonds - Sabaratnam Arulkumaran - E. M. Symonds. 5th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2013. x, 437. ISBN 9780702030680. info
Teaching methods
Teaching and learning is scheduled into three blocks. Each block is planned for 5 working days in the inpatients and outpatients facilities of the Ob/Gyn department. The teaching process starts from 07h00 and lasts to 13h00. Teaching schedule includes theoretical session, teaching and learning with simulators and patients and students formative assessment of clinical case.
Assessment methods
Theoretical Assessment

Continuous - Ten true/false and/or short-answer questions, on the day after each daily theoretical session, to be answered in 15 minutes.

Final - Twenty multiple choice and/or matching questions, to be answered in 20 minutes, on the last day of each block.

Practical Assessment

Continuous - Completion of a log-book, including the elaboration and discussion of a clinical history.

Final - Resolution of one clinical problem with simulators, instruments and equipment, in the presence of the teachers, with a maximal duration of 10 minutes. Special oral theoretical assessment to improve the classification, performed whenever possible by the discipline coordinator or another teacher. It may be substituted by a written elaboration or presentation of a paper (letter to the Editor, case report, review or original research).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 0.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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