VLLP7X1c Medical Psychology - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Pavel Humpolíček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Terézia Knejzlíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tatiana Malatincová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Alena Slezáčková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Pavel Strašák (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Miroslav Světlák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Rastislav Šumec, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zdeňka Barešová (assistant)
MUDr. Monika Lekárová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Miroslav Světlák, Ph.D.
Department of Medical Psychology and Psychosomatics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Blanka Suchá
Supplier department: Department of Medical Psychology and Psychosomatics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable
Mon 20. 3. to Fri 5. 5. Wed 16:00–18:30 B11/334
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
VLLP7X1c/01: Thu 25. 5. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415, Thu 1. 6. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415, Thu 8. 6. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415
VLLP7X1c/03: Thu 25. 5. 9:30–12:50 F37/443a, 9:30–12:50 F37/447, Thu 1. 6. 9:30–12:50 F37/443a, 9:30–12:50 F37/415, Thu 8. 6. 9:30–12:50 F37/443a, 9:30–12:50 F37/415
VLLP7X1c/04: Thu 13. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415, Thu 20. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415, Thu 27. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/415, 14:00–17:20 F37/443a
VLLP7X1c/06: Thu 4. 5. 10:00–13:20 F37/415, 10:00–13:20 F37/443a, Thu 11. 5. 10:00–13:20 F37/443a, 10:00–13:20 F37/422, Thu 18. 5. 10:00–13:20 F37/447, 10:00–13:20 F37/443a
VLLP7X1c/10: Tue 11. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415, Tue 18. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/415, 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, Tue 25. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415
VLLP7X1c/12: Thu 4. 5. 14:00–17:20 F37/415, 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, Thu 11. 5. 14:00–17:20 F37/415, 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, Thu 18. 5. 14:00–17:20 F37/415, 14:00–17:20 F37/443a
VLLP7X1c/13: Tue 21. 3. 14:00–17:20 F37/415, 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, Tue 28. 3. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415, Tue 4. 4. 14:00–17:20 F37/443a, 14:00–17:20 F37/415
VLLP7X1c/15: Mon 20. 3. 10:00–13:20 F37/443a, 10:00–13:20 F37/415, Mon 27. 3. 10:00–13:20 F37/443a, 10:00–13:20 F37/453, Mon 3. 4. 10:00–13:20 F37/415, 10:00–13:20 F37/443a
Prerequisites
VLPF0622c Pathophysiology II - practical && VLLP0633c Clinical Introduction III - practice
Lectures are only in the Czech language.
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
The objectives of the subject are to enable students to:
- Help students identify their own sources of motivation for the profession of health care professional
- Through self-experience exercises, help students distinguish different levels of helping professions (a healthcare worker, such as a social role, a person, a patient)
- Help students identify their own sources of self-support
- Help students to learn the basic methods of stress management
- Link the theoretical background of medical psychology to general human existential themes through experiential exercises (responsibility, will to sense, meaning of life, hope, humility, gratitude)
- Rehearse essential counselling and psychotherapy skills in various medical contexts and situations under the direct supervision of clinical psychologist and psychotherapist
- To acquaint students with basic psychotherapeutic techniques in individual and group psychotherapy (demonstration, short self-experience)
- Practice of basic relaxation techniques
Learning outcomes
- Student understands which motives may be in the background of a medical profession
- Understands the concept of self-support and is able to identify own sources of self-support
- Student will learn effective stress management techniques
- Student will meet general human existential themes through experiential exercises (rear of death and dying, responsibility, will to sense, meaning of life, hope, humility, gratitude)
- Students will acquire the basic communication skills when communicating bad news to patients
- Student will learn basic communication skills in communication with children at different stages of development
- Student will learn basic communication skills in communication with patients with chronic diseases
- Student will learn basic communication skills in communicating with patients who experience strong emotions
- Student will learn to identify transference and countertransference phenomena
- Students will learn the principles of collecting anamnesis in psychosomatic patients
- Student will learn the principles of conducting the clinical interview
Syllabus
  • - Motivation of the medical profession
  • - External and internal self-support system
  • - Autogenic training
  • - Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • - The general human existential themes
  • - Basic communication skills in communication with children
  • - Basic communication skills in communication with chronic disease patient
  • - Basic communication skills in communication with children who experience strong emotions
  • - Basic communication skills when communicating bad news to patients
  • - Principles of collecting anamnesis in psychosomatic patients
  • - Principles of conducting the clinical interview
  • - Transference and countertransference phenomena
  • - Ego defense mechanisms
  • - Supervision in medicine
  • - Team supervision
Literature
    required literature
  • AYERS, Susan and Richard DE VISSER. Psychologie v medicíně. Translated by Helena Hartlová. Vydání 1. Praha: Grada, 2015. xiv, 552. ISBN 9788024752303. URL info
  • TRESS, Wolfgang, Johannes KRUSSE and Jürgen OTT. Základní psychosomatická péče. Translated by Lubor Špís. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2008. 394 stran. ISBN 9788073673093. info
    recommended literature
  • VYMĚTAL, Jan. Lékařská psychologie. 3. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2003. 397 s. ISBN 80-7178-740-X. info
  • HONZÁK, Radkin. Komunikační pasti v medicíně : praktický manuál komunikace lékaře s pacientem. 2. dopl. vyd. Praha: Galén, 1999. 165 s. ISBN 8072620320. info
Teaching methods
Interactive exercise and supervision.
Assessment methods
Full attendance is required for credit.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 60.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, autumn 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022.
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