aVLOT7X1c Otorhinolaryngology - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. MUDr. Břetislav Gál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Rottenberg, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Pavel Smilek, 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)
prof. MUDr. Ivo Šlapák, CSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Pavla Urbánková, 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
Contact Person: Jitka Fridrichová
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/30: Mon 14. 2. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 15. 2. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Wed 16. 2. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Thu 17. 2. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Fri 18. 2. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Mon 21. 2. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 22. 2. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Wed 23. 2. 8:00–10:30 KOCHHK N02303
aVLOT7X1c/32: Mon 2. 5. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 3. 5. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Wed 4. 5. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Thu 5. 5. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Fri 6. 5. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Mon 9. 5. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 10. 5. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Wed 11. 5. 8:00–10:30 KOCHHK N02303
aVLOT7X1c/34: Mon 7. 3. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 8. 3. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Wed 9. 3. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Thu 10. 3. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Fri 11. 3. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Mon 14. 3. 8:00–13:00 KOCHHK N02303, Tue 15. 3. 8:00–13:00 KDORL N04006, Wed 16. 3. 8:00–10:30 KOCHHK N02303
aVLPF0622p Pathophysiology II - lecture && aVLPA0622p Pathology II - lecture && aVLIM051p Immunology - lecture && aVLLM0522p Medical Microbiology II - lect && aVLLP0633c Clinical Introduction III - p
Knowledge od theoretical discipline, especially anatomy, physiology, pathological physiology, surgical propedeutics, microbiology, imunology, farmacology.
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 basic otorhinolaryngologic assessment - to recognize normal finding in evaluated person - to suggest another 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 ear drum 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. Patologic findings - slides. The correction of saddle nose - videodemonstration 4th day (Thursday, FDN) Congenital anomalies of the ear, types of disorder, possibilities of treatment, slides. Otitis media acuta – 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 theathre. 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 apnoe 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. Dyspnoe, 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. Patologic 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, autumn 2021, autumn 2022, spring 2023, autumn 2023, spring 2024.
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