BVKV0421c Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics I - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught partially online.
doc. MUDr. Miroslav Tomíška, CSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Štěpán Tuček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Miroslav Tomíška, CSc.
Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: MVDr. Halina Matějová
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Tue 2. 3. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 9. 3. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 16. 3. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 23. 3. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 30. 3. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 6. 4. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 13. 4. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 20. 4. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 27. 4. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 4. 5. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 11. 5. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 18. 5. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 25. 5. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 1. 6. 15:00–18:20 C15/308, Tue 8. 6. 15:00–18:20 C15/308
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BVPF0321p Pathophysiology I - lecture && BVZI0321 Basics of Int. Proped. I - pr. && BVLV0321c Nutrition therapy I - exercises
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Part of the subject is practical teaching in the patient's bed. Students will be acquainted with practical examination of the nutritional status of a particular patient, assessing the severity of its nutritional disorder and deciding on the appropriate way of nutritional support. The student monitors the patient during nutritional support, including those with artificial nutrition, especially when administered via an enteral probe. These sick students learn to monitor the tolerance of enteral nutrition, its effect, adverse effects and complications. The curriculum includes the economic and ethical aspects of nutritional support, understanding of the results of clinical research, and an outline of possible advances in the near future.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to identify the nutritional problem after graduation, to apply various ways of dietary intervention, their monitoring and evaluation. He will also be able to understand the results of clinical research.
  • 1) Medical history. Systematic nutrition history in practice. 2) Examination of nutritional state in practice. 3) Anthropometric measurements of patients, interpretation of results . 4) Interpretation of laboratory nutrition values, nutrition serum proteins. 5) Global evaluation of nutritional state. 6) Determination of demands for energy and proteins in a particular patient. 7) Calculation of energy balance and nitrogen balance in a particular patient. 8) Analysis of causes of malnutrition in a particular patient and proposal of the respective type of nutritional support. 9) Insertion of a thin nasogastric probe for nutrition, checking correct position of probe.
    required literature
  • ZADÁK, Zdeněk. Výživa v intenzivní péči. 2. rozš. a aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2009. 542 s. ISBN 9788024728445. info
    recommended literature
  • NAVRÁTILOVÁ, Miroslava, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ and Ladislav SOBOTKA. Klinická výživa v psychiatrii. Praha: Maxdorf-Jesenius, 2000. 270 pp. ISBN 80-85912-33-3. info
    not specified
  • URBÁNEK, Libor, Pavla URBÁNKOVÁ and Jaroslava MARKOVÁ. Klinická výživa v současné praxi (Clinical nutrition in current use). druhé. Brno: Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařských zdravotnických oborů, 2010. 97 pp. ISBN 978-80-7013-525-9. info
  • GROFOVÁ, Zuzana. Nutriční podpora : praktický rádce pro sestry. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2007. 237 s. ISBN 9788024718682. info
Teaching methods
practical exercises
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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