BDNE051p Nursing in Neurology - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0.8/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
prof. MUDr. Josef Bednařík, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Martin Bareš, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
doc. MUDr. Pavel Štourač, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Kadaňka, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Stanislav Voháňka, CSc., MBA (lecturer)
PhDr. Mgr. Milena Košťálová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Yvonne Benešová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Blanka Adamová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Eva Vlčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Josef Bednařík, CSc.
Department of Neurology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Jaromíra Saláková
Supplier department: Department of Neurology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 11. 1. 12:00–13:40 F01B1/327, 13:50–15:30 F01B1/327, Tue 12. 1. 9:50–11:30 F01B1/327, 11:40–13:20 F01B1/327, Wed 13. 1. 9:50–11:30 F01B1/327, Thu 14. 1. 8:00–9:40 F01B1/327
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BDKP021 Clinical Examination-lec.
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
Explanation of basic principles of the anatomical and functional organisation of the nervous system. Explanation of fundamentals of clinical neurological examination, neurological topography and syndromology, and introduction of basic neurological syndromes. Introduction of case-history taking, basic neurological examination methods and tests,their indications, contraindications and complications. Introduction of main groups of neurological diseases in childhood and adulthood (stroke, epilepsy, spondylogenic neurological syndromes, demyelinating, neuromuscular, neurodegenerative and metabolic disorders of the nervous system, trauma of the brain and spinal cord, infections of the nervous system): theoretical backgrounds, review of the current diagnostic and therapy and presentation of typica case-reports.
  • Basic principles of neurological topography and syndromology. Basic neurological syndromes. Fundamentals of neurological symptomatology. Case history. Clinical neurological examination. Electrodiagnostic methods: electroencephalography, electromyography and nerve conduction studies, evoked potentials. Fundamentals of etiopathogenesis of neurological diseases. Basic principles of anatomical and functional hierarchy and organisation of the nervous systém. Brain lobes. Topography of cortical brain functions. Disorders of the motor systém: pareses, dyskinesias, myoclonus, speech disorders. Disorders of the sensitive system. Sensory disturbances. Disorders of the autonomic nervous system. Vascular disorders of the brain. Neuromuscular, spondylogennic and demyelinating diseases of the nervous system. Neurotraumatology, neuroinfections, degenerative and metabolic diseases of the nervous system. Tumours of the nervous system. Headache. Epilepsy. Basic principles of development of the nervous system. Specificities of neurological disorders in the childhood.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral examination
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 12.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019.
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