VLRL11Xpp Family Medicine and Geriatrics - Pre-graduation Practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/8/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
MUDr. Emmanuela Fernandová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Josef Laub (lecturer)
MUDr. Vladimír Marek (lecturer)
MUDr. Vlasta Polcarová (lecturer)
MUDr. Lucie Rausová (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Pavel Weber, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Hana Matějovská Kubešová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Jitka Skládaná (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
Supplier department: Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Practical Medicine - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Fri 22. 2. 8:00–12:00 B22/116 aula, Mon 4. 3. 8:00–12:00 B11/234, Mon 11. 3. 12:00–16:00 B22/116 aula, Mon 18. 3. 12:00–16:00 B22/116 aula, Thu 28. 3. 7:00–11:00 B11/334
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
Students will have the overview of basic aspects of general practice, main difference between general practice and other specialities of medicine. The practical part of this subject runs in general practitioners offices - teachers of Medical Faculty of Masaryk University, students obtain the picture of GP office performance.
  • Family medicine and general practice. Development, content of the subject, methods of work.
  • 2. Family in the past and today. The family environment influence on health and diasease. Dynamice of the family.
  • 3. Competences of general practicioner in diagnostics and therapy.
  • 4. Interdisciplinary cooperation in health service, cooperation between family medicine/general praktice and other medical specialities. How to achieve the compliance.
  • 5. Aspects of the care for seriously ill patients et home. Specificities of the care for patiens with cardiovascular, oncological adn locomotion diseases.
  • 6. Specificities of the diseases in elderly. Pharmacological and non farmacological methods in elderly.
  • 7. Psychiatric patient in the family and at non-psychiatric hospital.
  • 8. First aid at home and at work place. The equipment for first aid at the non-urgent healthcare service.
  • 9. Communication with patients. Empathy and burn-out syndrom prevention.
  • 10. Communication with handicapped, especially with visual and hearing disturbances.
  • 11. Cross influence of health and social situation. Complex home care as a support of out-patient basis care.
  • 12. Different types of social facilities. Nutritional probléme, physiotherapy and care for blind patients in social facilities.
  • 13. Education to health life style.
  • 14. Ethic aspects of primary care.
    recommended literature
  • http://www.woncaeurope.org/content/world-book-family-medicine
  • SEIFERT, Bohumil, Václav BENEŠ and Svatopluk BÝMA. Všeobecné praktické lékařství. 2., dopl. a přeprac. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2013. xi, 673. ISBN 9788072629343. info
    not specified
  • Textbook of family medicine. Edited by Ian R. McWhinney - Thomas Freeman. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xii, 460 p. ISBN 0195369858. info
  • GESENHUES, Stefan and Rainer ZIESCHÉ. Vademecum lékaře : všeobecné praktické lékařství. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2006. xxiii, 976. ISBN 807262444X. info
  • SEIFERT, Bohumil and Václav BENEŠ. Všeobecné praktické lékařství. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2005. 292 s. ISBN 8072623699. info
  • SEIFERT, Bohumil. Primární péče. Praktické lékařství : výukový text pro studenty magisterského studia lékařství. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2004. 156 s. ISBN 8024608839. info
Teaching methods
2 weeks stage at GP office, 1 week paediatric office, 1 week at geriatric department
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
General note: výuka včetně kolokvia musí být absolvována před poslední SRZ.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 120.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (spring 2019, recent)
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