aVLOT7X1c Otorhinolaryngology - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. MUDr. Břetislav Gál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Hanák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tereza Hložková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Michaela Máchalová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Klára Perce, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Andrea Pokorná (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jan Rottenberg, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Pavel Smilek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Petr Staněk (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Ivo Šlapák, CSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Pavla Urbánková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Milan Urík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Miroslav Veselý, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Jitka Fridrichová (assistant)
Jana Puklová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Břetislav Gál, Ph.D.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery – Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital – Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery – Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital – Faculty of Medicine (60,00 %), Department of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology – Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) – Faculty of Medicine (40,00 %)
Timetable of Seminar Groups
aVLOT7X1c/31: Wed 29. 9. 7:00–12:00 KDORL N04006, Thu 30. 9. 7:00–12:00 KOCHHK N02303, Fri 1. 10. 7:00–12:00 KOCHHK N02303, Mon 4. 10. 7:00–12:00 KDORL N04006, Tue 5. 10. 7:00–12:00 KOCHHK N02303, Wed 6. 10. 7:00–12:00 KDORL N04006, Thu 7. 10. 7:00–12:00 KOCHHK N02303, Fri 8. 10. 7:00–9:30 KOCHHK N02303
aVLOT7X1c/33: Mon 22. 11. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 23. 11. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Wed 24. 11. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Thu 25. 11. 7:30–12:30 KDORL N04006, Fri 26. 11. 7:30–12:30 KDORL N04006, Mon 29. 11. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 30. 11. 7:30–12:30 KDORL N04006, Wed 1. 12. 7:30–10:00 KOCHHK N02303
aVLOT7X1c/35: Mon 6. 12. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 7. 12. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Wed 8. 12. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Thu 9. 12. 7:30–12:30 KDORL N04006, Fri 10. 12. 7:30–12:30 KDORL N04006, Mon 13. 12. 7:30–12:30 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 14. 12. 7:30–12:30 KDORL N04006, Wed 15. 12. 7:30–10:00 KOCHHK N02303
aVLPF0622p Pathophysiology II - lecture && aVLPA0622p Pathology II - lecture && aVLLM0522p Medical Microbiology II - lect && aVLLP0633c Clinical Introduction III - p
Knowledge of theoretical discipline, especially anatomy, physiology, pathological physiology, surgical propedeutics, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology.
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 course comprises basic otorhinolaryngology knowledge, introduces the students to the organization of out patient room, basic ENT evaluation and surgery. The surgery of ear (incl. cochlear implants), oral cavity, pharynx, larynx and endoscopic surgery of sinonasal region, surgery of thyroid gland and surgery of external neck are also included.
Learning outcomes
After completing lectures student will be able: - to do the basic otorhinolaryngologic assessment - to recognize normal finding in evaluated person - to suggest other medical tests in any pathology - to suggest basic treatment
  • 1st day (Monday, FNUSA) The hearing and balance system, applied anatomy and physiology, methods of investigation, inspection, palpation, otoscopy - practical training. The basic pathological finding on the eardrum I. - slides, demonstrations of patients. Video - function of hearing system, otoacustic emisions (OAE). 2nd day (Tuesday, FNUSA) Radiography of the temporal bone (Schueller´s view, Stenvers´ view, CT), surgical treatment of acute and chronic Otitis Media, reconstructive surgery. Practical course and operating theatre. Stapedotomy - video demonstration. Video: FESS, slides: Ear II, Nose. Nose and paranasal sinuses, applied anatomy and physiology, external inspection and palpation, anterior rhinoscopy - practical course, radiology of the sinuses, classical radical treatment and functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) - video demonstration. Patologic findings - slides. 3rd day (Wednesday, FNUSA) Nasopharynx and oropharynx - applied anatomy and physiology, posterior rhinoscopy - practical training, investigation of the oral cavity and salivary glands, Waldayer´s lymphoepithelial ring, functional assessment of the Eustachian tube. Pathologic findings - slides. The correction of saddle nose - video demonstration 4th day (Thursday, FDN) Congenital anomalies of the ear, types of disorder, possibilities of treatment, slides. Otitis media acute – etiology, otoscopy, diagnosis, therapy – slides, pathologic findings, video demonstration – paracenthesis. Complications of middle ear inflammation, therapy, video demonstration – antromastoidectomy. Chronic inflammation of the middle ear – focused on children´s age – etiology, diagnosis, therapy, video demonstration – implantation of pressure equalizing tube, myringoplasty. Practical training – otoscopy, presence in evaluation of children patient in outpatient room, presence in operating theatre. 5th day (Friday, FDN) Nasopharynx and oropharynx - applied anatomy and physiology, posterior rhinoscopy - practical training, Waldayer´s lymphoepithelial ring, - focused on children´s age. Acute and chronic inflammations in tonsil´s region, obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome, evaluation, therapy. Video demonstration – tonsilotomy. Practical training – evaluation of nasopharynx and oropharynx. 6th day (Monday, FNUSA) Hypopharynx and Larynx - applied anatomy and physiology, methods of investigation - indirect laryngoscopy and hypopharyngoscopy – practical training, functional disorders of the larynx. Dyspnoea, tracheotomy – video demonstration. 7th day (Tuesday, FDN) Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) focused on children´s age, surgery of choanal atresia, dacryocystorhinostomy. Development of paranasal sinuses, acute and chronic inflammations, complications and their resolution - video demonstrations. Pathologic findings - slides. Foreign bodies in otorhinolaryngology – evaluation, methods of extraction, bronchoscopy. Practical training – evaluation of larynx, hypopharynx, rhinoscopy, external neck. 8th day (Wednesday, FNUSA) Cervical lymphatic system - applied anatomy and physiology, methods of investigation - practical training. Differential diagnosis of tumors of neck. Head and neck cancer - strategy of treatment. Endoscopy (Microlaryngoscopy and bronchoscopy) - in Otolaryngology. Video demonstration - Restoration of the voice by endolaryngeal surgery.
    required literature
  • BEHRBOHM, Hans, Walter BECKER, Hans Heinz NAUMANN and Carl Rudolf PFALTZ. Ear, nose, and throat diseases : with head and neck surgery. 3rd ed. Stuttgart: Thieme, 2009, x, 461. ISBN 9783136712030. info
Teaching methods
Seminars, practical training of basic ENT evaluation, video sessions, presentations by professionals in the inpatient ward and operating theatre.
Assessment methods
Attendance in practices and seminars is compulsory; the presence of students is recorded. Teaching methods: lectures, discussion, practical training in ENT evaluation, presentation of individual cases – videos, pictures, watching surgery in operating theatre. Final appreciation- student will prove his ability to provide ENT examination and recognize normal ENT finding.
Language of instruction
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: 45.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022, spring 2023, autumn 2023, spring 2024, autumn 2024, spring 2025.
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