aVLPL11Xpp General Medicine Practice and Geriatrics - pregraduation practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/6.8/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
MUDr. Emmanuela Fernandová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Josef Laub (lecturer)
MUDr. Vladimír Marek (lecturer)
MUDr. Lucie Rausová (lecturer)
MUDr. Lenka Dvořáková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Adam Lukáč (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Hana Matějovská Kubešová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Vlasta Polcarová (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Pavel Weber, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Hana Cahová (assistant)
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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
aVLFA0822p Pharmacology II - lec. && aVLSP03X Individual project && aVLPX102t Vacational training GYN/OBST && aVLVL101 Internal Medicine && aVLPD1033c Pediatrics III - practice && aVLPG1022c Gynecol. and obst. II- pract. && aVLPG1022p Gynec/Obstet II -lecture && aVLOZ1044 Public Health IV && aVLCH091 Surgery && aVLCH9X33c Surgery III - practice && aVLPX102t Vacational training GYN/OBST && aVLAM9X1p Intensive care med. - lect. && aVLIN9X22p Infectious diseases II && aVLNE9X1p Neurology - lecture && aVLON9X1p Clinical oncology - lec. && aVLPY9X1p Psychiatry - lect. && ( aVLKB091 Clinical Biochemistry || aVLFP091 Physiology and path.of newborn || aVLAL091 Anaesthes. and Treat. of Pain || aVLDO091 Paediatric Oncology || aVLKF101 Clinical Pharmacology )
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 an 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.
Learning outcomes
The student is able:
- to have a basic overview of general aspects of general practice.
- to describe the main specifics of general practice and its basic rules.
- to know the performance of the GP office for adults and GP office for children and adolescents.
- to know the main specifics of diagnostics, diseases course, pharmacotherapy and aftercare in older persons.
- to know the performance of Geriatric Department of Faculty Hospital Brno.
  • Family medicine and general practice. Development, the content of the subject, methods of work.
  • 2. Family in the past and today. The family environment influences health and disease. Dynamics of the family.
  • 3. Competences of the general practitioner in diagnostics and therapy.
  • 4. Interdisciplinary cooperation in health service, cooperation between family medicine/general practice and other medical specialties. How to achieve compliance.
  • 5. Aspects of the care for seriously ill patients et home. Specificities of the care for patients with cardiovascular, oncological and locomotion diseases.
  • 6. Specificities of the diseases in the elderly. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods in the elderly.
  • 7. Psychiatric patient in the family and at non-psychiatric hospital.
  • 8. First aid at home and at workplace. The equipment for first aid at the non-urgent healthcare service.
  • 9. Communication with patients. Empathy and burn-out syndrome prevention.
  • 10. Communication with handicapped, especially with visual and hearing disturbances.
  • 11. Cross influence of health and social situation. Complex home care as 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 a health lifestyle.
  • 14. Ethical aspects of primary care.
    recommended literature
  • SEIFERT, Bohumil, Václav BENEŠ and Svatopluk BÝMA. Všeobecné praktické lékařství. 2., dopl. a přeprac. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2013. xi, 673. ISBN 9788072629343. info
  • GESENHUES, Stefan and Rainer ZIESCHÉ. Vademecum lékaře : všeobecné praktické lékařství. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2006. xxiii, 976. ISBN 807262444X. info
  • SIMON, Chantal, Hazel EVERITT and Tony KENDRICK. Oxford handbook of general practice. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xxxiv, 111. ISBN 019856581X. 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
lectures, class exercises, workshops, stage at GP office, at paediatric office, at geriatric department
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
General note: výuka včetně kolokvia musí být absolvována před poslední SRZ.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 102.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021.
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