VLGE091 Geriatrics

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. MUDr. Hana Matějovská Kubešová, CSc. (lecturer), prof. MUDr. Pavel Weber, CSc. (deputy)
MUDr. Hana Meluzínová (lecturer), MUDr. Katarína Bielaková, Ph.D. (deputy)
Hana Cahová (assistant)
Mgr. Pavel Kellner (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Hana Matějovská Kubešová, CSc.
Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Practical Medicine - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: prof. MUDr. Hana Matějovská Kubešová, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Practical Medicine - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisites
for students of 7. - 12. semester of medical faculty
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to make students known with principles of the comprehensive approach, with differencies of diagnostics and therapy of elderly people, with functional geriatric assessment and its followings for planning of further care to keep the independency and the ability of the elderly to remain in their own environment. At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain the comprehensive approach to elder patients; work with information on pecularities of pharmacotherapy of seniors for composition of effective and rational therapeutic scheme; to create the plan of further care on the ground of results of functional geriatric assessment.
Syllabus
  • 1 Gerontology, geriatrics - history, development, education system in CR, principles of geriatric care 2 Complex geriatric assessment (CGA), communication basics, stress situation management 3 Screening of cognitive disturbances, depression 4 Geriatric syndromes, Specialities of diseases in elderly 5 Interdisciplinary syndromes – giants of geriatrics „4 I“ 6 Instability, falls, diagnostics, treatment 7 Intelectual disturbances 8 Inkontinentia - diagnostics, solutioins 9 Skin intrgrity s disorders 10 Imobilization 11 Psychical disturbances in elderly - depresion, deliria 12 Principles of farmacotherapy in elderly 13 Social topic in geraitrics 14 Successful ageing
Literature
Teaching methods
lectures, training of complex geriatric assessment, geriatric syndromes simulation with models, composition of medications scheme for senior
Assessment methods
oral examination - case report
Language of instruction
Czech
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.
The course is taught: every week.
Note related to how often the course is taught: e-learning.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018.
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