VLAM9X1p Intensive Care Medicine - lectures

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2025
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D., EDIC (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Ivan Čundrle, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Petr Štourač, Ph.D., MBA, FESAIC (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Čerňanová (lecturer)
MUDr. Lukáš Dadák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Dominik Fabián (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Roman Gál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Hana Harazim, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Hruda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Kamil Hudáček (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Hudec (lecturer)
MUDr. Martin Janků (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Jozef Klučka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Tomáš Korbička (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Martina Kosinová, Ph.D., FESAIC (lecturer)
MUDr. Tereza Prokopová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michaela Richtrová (lecturer)
MUDr. Martin Slezák (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Stašek (lecturer)
MUDr. Eva Straževská (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Pavel Suk, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Petr Suk (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Vladimír Šrámek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Štětka (lecturer)
MUDr. Václav Vafek (lecturer)
MUDr. Tereza Bönischová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marek Fencl, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Helán, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Ondřej Hrdý (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Miloš Chobola, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martina Klincová, DESAIC (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marek Kovář (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tereza Kramplová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marek Lukeš (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Petrana Relovská (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Lucie Štětková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Michaela Ťoukálková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Kamil Vrbica (seminar tutor)
Petra Čutová (assistant)
Lenka Dobrovolná (assistant)
Simona Kašparová (assistant)
Mgr. Pavlína Kosíková (assistant)
Lucie Odehnalová, DiS. (assistant)
Irena Vaďurová (assistant)
MUDr. Petr Dominik (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Eva Klabusayová, DESAIC (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Milan Kratochvíl (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Ivo Křikava, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Tamara Skříšovská, DESAIC (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Roman Štoudek (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Martin Vavřina (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D., EDIC
Department of Paediatric Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine – Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) – Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D., EDIC
Supplier department: Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care – Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital – Faculty of Medicine (33,00 %), Department of Anaestesiology and Intensive Care Medicine – Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital – Faculty of Medicine (34,00 %), Department of Paediatric Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine – Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) – Faculty of Medicine (33,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VLFA08222c Pharmacology II && VLCH0832c Surgery II - practicals && VLDI7X1c Diagn.imaging - practice && VLOT7X1c Otorhinolaryngology - practice
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 aim of the course is to understand the basics of intensive care medicine. Lecture consist of ethiology, diagnostics and treatment of most frequent critical conditions. The specific management of critically ill will be explained, including mechanical ventilation and advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Learning outcomes
On the end of the course the student will be able to perform basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation and and will understand how to perform advance cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The student will be able to asses the critical ill patient.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS). Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Algorithm (FBAO) Defibrillation (Principles, indications). BLS + AED algorithm (Automatic External Defibrillator) Airway management Advanced Life Support Algorithm (ALS) ALS - Bradycardia Algorithm ALS - Tachycardia Algorithm Drugs for ALS (Indication, dosing, routes of drug administration). Post-resuscitation Care Reversible causes of cardiac arrest - 4H & 4 T (management during ALS). PEA (Pulseless Electrical Activity) Respiratory Failure (Background, classification). Oxygen Therapy (Equipment, indication, specific situation (COPD, ACS)) Principles of Artificial Ventilation (Invasive+Non-invasive) ARDS (Oxygenation Failure) Severe COPD a asthma (Ventilatory Failure) Circulatory Failure – Shock (Definition, types, management and monitoring) Vasoactive drugs (vasopressors, inotropes). Fluid Therapy (Crystalloids, Colloids) Arrhythmias in ICU (Diagnostics, drugs, cardioversion, cardiac pacing) Acute Heart Failure. Cardiogenic Shock Sepsis. Septic Shock Anaphylactic Shock. Obstructive Shock (Massive Pulmonary Embolism) Hemorrhagic Shock (Blood Products Therapy). Massive Bleeding (Life-Threatening Hemorrhage) Disorders of Consciousness (Definition, differential diagnostics, management). Seizures Acid-Base Disorders (Approach, definitions, simple disorders, therapy). Electrolytes Disorders (Hyperkalemia, hypo- and hypernatremia) Nutrition in Intensive Care Acute Renal Failure -Acute Kidney Injury (Renal Replacement Therapy (IHD x CRRT)) Acute Liver Failure (Approach, differential diagnostics and management) Hospital Acquired Infection (Definition). Principles of ABX (Antibiotics) treatment in Intensive Care Severe Brain Trauma (Brain edema, Intracranial Hypertension, Donor Program -principles) Severe Trauma-Polytrauma (Approach and management) Poisoning (General approach, eliminations, antidotes). Alcohols, CO and Acetaminophen poisoning
    required literature
  • KLEMENTA, Bronislav, Olga KLEMENTOVÁ and Pavel MARCIÁN. Resuscitace. 1. vyd. [Olomouc: EPAVA, 2014, 279 s. ISBN 9788086297415. info
  • DOPORUČENÉ POSTUPY PRO RESUSCITACI ERC 2015:. časopis Urgentní medicína. MEDIPRAX CB s.r.o., 2015, Ročník 18 ISSN 1212-1924, https://cprguidelines.eu – záložka 2015 Guidelines – Translations – Czech.
  • Perkins GD, Handley AJ e al. Adult basic life support and automated external defibrillation section Collaborators. European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015: Section 2. Resuscitation.2015 Oct;95:81-99.
  • Soar J, Nolan Jpet al. Adult advanced life support section Collaborators. European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015: Section 3. Adult advanced life support. Resuscitation. 2015 Oct;95:100-47
  • ABC of intensive care. Edited by Graham Nimmo - Mervyn Singer. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Pub., 2011, xi, 76. ISBN 9781405178037. info
    recommended literature
  • Oh's intensive care manual. Edited by Andrew D. Bersten - Neil Soni. 7th ed. [S.l.]: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2014, xix, 1242. ISBN 9780702047626. info
  • Náhradní obsah: Pavel Ševčík. Intenzivní medicína. 3. přeprac. a rozšíř. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2014. s. 1047-1051, 5 s. ISBN 978-80-7492-066-0
Teaching methods
Lectures are obliged. The main teaching method is with a support of PPT.
Assessment methods
final classification: oral exam and writtent test – condition to pass the exam is credit of Intensive care medicine – practice, exam is held on the same department as practice.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Podmínkou přistoupení ke zkoušce je splnění zkoušky z Farmakologie (ohledně zápisu předmětu zkontaktujte studijní oddělení)
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