PSMB004 Neurorehabilitation in practice

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Martina Dörrerová (lecturer)
Mgr. Hana Jahnová (lecturer)
Mgr. Martina Vyhnalová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Hana Jahnová
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Thu 16:00–17:40 C51
A short written explanation of interest in this subject (max. 1000 characters). Participation at meeting before the end of enrollment (will be given).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 12 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/12, only registered: 4/12
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to gain practical experience with neurorehabilitation of persons after brain injury (traumatic injuries, stroke, post-surgery conditions, etc.).
The student's task is to work in the form of training of cognitive functions during hospitalization with certain patient.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- Provide - independently or under supervision - the basic forms of neurorehabilitation to patience after the brain injuries.
- Assess the options of intervention via neurorehabilitation during the hospitalization of the patient.
- Assess the possibilities of intervention via neurorehabilitation or via training of cognitive functions for an outpatient.
  • Introductory briefing and short preparative lecture at the beginning of the semester.
  • Individual work with the patient during his hospitalization in FN Brno (probably twice a week for about 4 weeks).
  • Neurosychological assessment using appropriate methods (if needed).
  • Preparation of exercises for individual sessions and keeping records from them.
  • Final summary - a case study of a patient with a cognitive training description, submission of protocol on practice.
    recommended literature
  • KULIŠŤÁK, Petr. Neuropsychologie. 2., aktualiz. a přeprac. vy. Praha: Portál, 2011. 380 s. ISBN 9788073678913. info
  • KLUCKÁ, Jana and Pavla VOLFOVÁ. Kognitivní trénink v praxi. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2009. 150 s. ISBN 9788024726083. info
  • EYSENCK, Michael W. and Mark T. KEANE. Kognitivní psychologie. Translated by Miroslav Filip. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2008. 748 s. ISBN 9788020015594. info
  • SUCHÁ, Jitka. Trénink paměti pro každý věk. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2008. 202 s. ISBN 9788073674380. info
  • PETRŮ, Marek. Fyziologie mysli : úvod do kognitivní vědy. Vyd. 1. Praha: Triton, 2007. 385 s. ISBN 9788072549696. info
  • PREISS, Marek and Hana KUČEROVÁ. Neuropsychologie v neurologii (Neuropsychology in neurology). Praha: Grada, 2006. 362 pp. Psyché. ISBN 80-247-0843-4. info
  • PREISS, Marek and Hana KUČEROVÁ. Neuropsychologie v psychiatrii (Neuropsychology in psychiatry). Praha: Grada, 2006. 411 pp. Psyché. ISBN 80-247-1460-4. info
  • STERNBERG, Robert J. Kognitivní psychologie. Translated by František Koukolík. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2002. 636 s. ISBN 80-7178-376-5. info
  • LAIROVÁ, Sylvie. Trénink paměti :principy, metody a cvičení pro využití a rozvoj paměti. Translated by Miroslava Camutaliová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1999. 149 s. ISBN 80-7178-293-9. info
  • PREISS, Marek. Klinická neuropsychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 1998. 406 s. ISBN 8071694436. info
Teaching methods
Preparation for sessions with patient.
Individual study and preparation of psychodiagnostics, training and records.
Assessment methods
Credit course.
Final summary - a case study of a patient with a cognitive training description, submission of protocol on practice.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022.
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