aVLPD7X31c Pediatrics I - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
MUDr. Milena Burianová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Doležel, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Miroslava Burešová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Lukáš Cintula (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Lenka Dostalová Kopečná, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Veronika Fiamoli, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Eliška Hloušková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Petr Jabandžiev, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Hana Jičínská, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. František Jimramovský, MHA (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tomáš Jimramovský (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Jouza (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jiří Nečas (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Dana Novotná, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jan Papež (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jakub Pecl (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tereza Pinkasová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Magdalena Rohanová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marcel Schüller, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Kateřina Slabá (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Eva Slouková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jana Šťastná, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Veronika Bradáčková (assistant)
Libuše Darmovzalová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
MUDr. Petr Jabandžiev, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: MUDr. Petr Jabandžiev, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Pediatrics - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable of Seminar Groups
aVLPD7X31c/31: Mon 18. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Tue 19. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Wed 20. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Thu 21. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Fri 22. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Mon 25. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Tue 26. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Wed 27. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Thu 28. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Fri 29. 1. 7:30–12:30 N03086
aVLPD7X31c/33: Mon 23. 11. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Tue 24. 11. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Wed 25. 11. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Thu 26. 11. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Fri 27. 11. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Mon 30. 11. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Tue 1. 12. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Wed 2. 12. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Thu 3. 12. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Fri 4. 12. 7:30–12:30 N03086
aVLPD7X31c/35: Mon 5. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Tue 6. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Wed 7. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Thu 8. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Fri 9. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Mon 12. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Tue 13. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Wed 14. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Thu 15. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086, Fri 16. 10. 7:30–12:30 N03086
Prerequisites (in Czech)
aVLPF0622p Pathological Phys. II - lect. && aVLPA0622p Pathology II - lecture && aVLLP0633c Clinical Introduction III - p && aVLLM0522p Medical Microbiology II - lect && aVLIM051p Immunology - lecture
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 aim of practical training in pediatrics:
- Getting acquainted with the issues of therapeutic and preventive care in the pediatrics
- Understanding the specificities of childhood medicine
- Getting acquainted with the specifics of communication with pediatric patients
- Training to obtain a complete history from the child's parents
- Training of physical examination of the pediatric patient
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
- Basic orientation in the pediatrics
- Communication with a child patient and his/her parents
- Obtain a medical history
- Perform objective physical examination of the child
- Design laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • - Introduction to pediatrics
  • - Introduction to neonatology
  • - Child development stages
  • - Psychomotor development in childhood
  • - Assessment of growth and development in children
  • - Pediatric history
  • - Pediatric phycical examination
  • - Laboratory examination of pediatric patient
  • - Examination of the newborn, infant, toddler
  • - Examination of respiratory, GIT, urogenital tract in children
  • - Evaluation of basic laboratory parameters in pediatrics
  • - Nutrition in childhood
  • - Basics of pediatric pharmacotherapy
    recommended literature
  • KLIEGMAN, Robert, Bonita F. STANTON, Joseph W. ST. GEME and Nina Felice SCHOR. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. Edited by Richard E. Behrman. 20th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2016. lxviii, 17. ISBN 9781455775668. info
  • MARCDANTE, Karen J. and Robert KLIEGMAN. Nelson essentials of pediatrics. Eighth edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2019. xiii, 818. ISBN 9780323511452. info
    not specified
  • American Academy of Pediatrics textbook of pediatric care. Edited by Thomas K. McInerny. [Washington, D.C.]: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009. xlix, 2935. ISBN 9781581106411. info
  • Current diagnosis & treatment : pediatrics. Edited by William W. Hay. 21st ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012. xxx, 1452. ISBN 9780071792899. info
Teaching methods
- Practical training
- Seminar
Assessment methods
- 90% attendance at practical training and seminars
- Short presentation/Power point/ on a given topic
- Credit

Completion of the subject Pediatrics I, II, III with an examination
In year 5, just after completion of the 3rd module in Paediatrics, the students will need to sit an exam. The exam will essentially take the form of a written test which will include questions from pediatric propedeutics and topics discussed at seminars (autumn semester - Pediatrics II and spring semester - Pediatrics III). Test contains 20 questions and 1 out of 4 answers will always be correct (the right answer will be circled). See the list of recommended literature for preparation for the exam. The test will be written on Fridays (last day of the internship) in the morning. The total test time will be 1 hour. Students who fail the written test will need to sit an oral examination on the same day. Those who fail the oral examination will repeat the test at the end of the semester in the so-called "substitutional" week (18th week).
Test rating:
A 20-19 correct answers
B 18-17 correct answers
C 16-15 correct answers
D 14-13 correct answers
E 12-11 correct answers
F 10 and less correct answers
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 45.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
Practical training and seminars are held at the Children's Hospital - Department of Pediatric Medicine, Brno, Černopolní 212/9, 613 00, Brno

Students are divided into groups according to the schedule, which can be found on the board at the headquarters of the Department of Pediatric, Pavilion C, 4th floor

Practical training and seminars are held at the Department of Pediatrics, Brno, Černopolní 212/9, 613 00, Brno

Seminars begin mostly from 8:00 in:

- Pek1 study room, Pavilion G, 3rd floor, or

- Pek2 study room, Pavilion C, 4th floor.

Practical trainings begin mostly from 10.00 on wards 46, 67, 48, 69 and 56 (possible change according to current schedule), comming late will not be accepted

*Tools, necessary to attend practical training: official university ID card, coat, slippers, stethoscope (without tools can not student attend practical training)

*Cloakroom: Building A (at the opposite of the gatehouse – where is possible to pick up keys). Lockers must stay empty every day

*Watch the latest information on the notice board at the headquarters of the Department of Pediatrics , pavilion C, 4.floor

* It is in the interest of every student to come up early enough before beginning practical training (to find out the allocation of students into groups and particular wards)

Student who will come more than 15 minutes later is not allowed to participate in practical training or seminar.

Students are not allowed to change specified group.

In accordance to The MU Study and Examination Regulations all practical education and lectures are obligatory.

Absence in tuition and make up classes

Without an excuse, it is possible to miss 10% of the total internship time. In practice, this means either one bedside teaching or one seminar. All absences above the allowed limit must be made up for. A planned exam in a different subject on a given internship day is not a valid excuse. To make up for the absence at the bedside teaching session, the students are expected to agree on a new tuition time with a relevant assistant (the one whose class they missed). The absence in seminar could be amended by attending another seminar with a different group of students, where same topic is discussed. Please be aware, there might not be same-topic seminar scheduled in convenient time scale. The students might also choose to make up for asences in either tuition during "the substitutional" week (18th week).

The signature and the name tag of the teacher must ALWAYS be stated on the attendance list.

The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021, autumn 2021.
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