BPPS011c General Psychology - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Zdeňka Barešová (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Hana Cacková (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Pavel Humpolíček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Šárka Kárová, 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)
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
Fri 16. 9. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 23. 9. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 30. 9. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 7. 10. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 14. 10. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 21. 10. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 4. 11. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 11. 11. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 18. 11. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 25. 11. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 2. 12. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 9. 12. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 16. 12. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519, Fri 23. 12. 14:00–15:40 F01B1/519
Prerequisites
Exercise is only in Czech language.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
- 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
  • VONDRÁČEK, Vladimír and Jan DOBIÁŠ. Lékařská psychologie. Edited by Jiří Jindřich Diamant - Eduard Urban. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní zdravotnické nakladatelství, 1969, 279 s. URL info
    recommended literature
  • PLHÁKOVÁ, Alena. Učebnice obecné psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2004, 472 s. ISBN 80-200-1387-3. info
Teaching methods
Interactive exercise and supervision.
Assessment methods
Requirements for the finishing of colloguium. Active participation is expected, pairwork, teamwork. Colloguium has a form of a written test, the result of the test is evaluated in points, within the range from 0 to 25 points, minimum number of points for passing is 20.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Teacher's information
https://is.muni.cz/predmet/med/BAPS011c?lang=cs&obdobi=6903
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2020, autumn 2021, autumn 2023.
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