BSPY051p Nursing in Psychiatry - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
MUDr. Jana Hořínková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Elis Bartečků, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Theiner, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Pavla Linhartová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Adam Fiala (lecturer)
MUDr. Michaela Mayerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jitka Hüttlová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Křenek (lecturer)
Mgr. Adéla Látalová (lecturer)
Mgr. Sylvie Fedorová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kašpárek, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Jana Pazderová
Supplier department: Department of Psychiatry - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 12:30–14:10 N02230
BSKP021p Clinical Examination-lec. && BSKP021c Clinical Examination-p || BSKP021x Clinical Examination-p
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 primary learning objectives are:
- to acquire theoretical knowledge about the organization and meaning of psychiatry in nursing work
- to acquire theoretical knowledge about major psychiatric disorders
- to acquire theoretical knowledge about possible pharmacological and non-pharmacological procedures for the treatment of mental disorders.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- understand the importance and organization of psychiatry in the nursing process
- describe and recognize the symptoms of the most common psychiatric disorders
- design and implement a suitable nursing procedure for a mentally ill patient, including the care for a restless patient
- describe possible pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
  • 1. Introduction to psychiatry. History of psychiatry.
  • 2. Classification of psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric examination.
  • 3. General psychiatry: The most prevalent psychiatric symptoms.
  • 4. Mood disorders.
  • 5. Schizophrenia and related disorders.
  • 6. Neurotic and stress-related disorders.
  • 7. Eating disorders.
  • 8. Personality disorders.
  • 9. Organic mental disorders.
  • 10. Substance-related disorders.
  • 11. Child and adolescent psychiatry.
  • 12. Treatment in psychiatry: biological treatment methods, psychotherapy.
  • 13. Community psychiatry, assertive outreach teams.
  • 14. Legal aspects of psychiatry.
    required literature
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš. Psychiatrická propedeutika. Multimediální podpora výuky klinických a zdravotnických oborů. In Portál LF MU (on-line). 2011. URL info
  • ŽOURKOVÁ, Alexandra, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ and Ivana DRTÍLKOVÁ. Obecná a speciální psychiatrie. Multimediální podpora výuky klinických a zdravotnických oborů. In Portál LF MU (on-line). 2011. info
  • MALÁ, Eva and Pavel PAVLOVSKÝ. Psychiatrie : [učebnice pro zdravotní sestry a další pomáhající profese]. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2010. 143 s. ISBN 9788073677237. info
    recommended literature
  • RABOCH, Jiří, Pavel PAVLOVSKÝ and Dana JANOTOVÁ. Psychiatrie : minimum pro praxi. 5. vyd. Praha: Triton, 2012. 239 s. ISBN 9788073875824. info
  • ZVOLSKÝ, Petr. Obecná psychiatrie. 2. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1997. 192 s. ISBN 8071844942. info
  • ZVOLSKÝ, Petr. Speciální psychiatrie. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2003. 206 s. ISBN 8071842036. info
  • KRATOCHVÍL, Stanislav. Základy psychoterapie. 5. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2006. 383 s. ISBN 8073671220. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical seminars.
Case reports.
Study of compulsory literature.
Assessment methods
- Participation in lessons.
- One absence is allowed.
- In the case of two or three absences, including excused absences from health reasons, students will be asked to write a seminary work on the topic of a seminar in which they absented. The seminary work will have to be at least 1000 -1500 words long. Students will have to write one work for each such absence.
- In the case of four or more absences, the student will not complete the course.
- After the completion of all the seminars, students will have to pass the written exam. The written exam is in the form of a multiple-choice test with a single correct answer. The test consists of 10 questions. At least six questions have to be answered correctly to pass the test.
- A failure to comply with these criteria means that students will have to repeat the course next year.
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 annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Teacher's information
The classes take place during the autumn semester, each Monday from 11:00 in the lecture room of the Department of Psychiatry (building G), 1. floor, University Hospital Brno, Jihlavská 20, 625 00 Brno.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (recent)
  • Permalink: