Course: Biochemistry and hematology

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Course title Biochemistry and hematology
Course code KAZ/BIHEK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Dvořáková Andrea, Mgr.
  • Šigutová Pavla, MUDr.
  • Hajšmanová Zdeňka, MUDr.
  • Vojtajová Markéta, Mgr.
  • Cibulka Roman, MUDr. Ph.D., MBA
  • Hajšmanová Zdeňka, MUDr.
Course content
Syllabus of lectures: Introduction. Enzymes. Thermodynamics. Transfer and storage of energy, high-energy compounds. Metabolism of saccharides. Metabolis and transport of lipids. Metabolism of amino acids, porfyrins a nucleotides. Integration of metabolism, mutual conversions of different metabolites. Acid-base and ionic equilibrium. Organ biochemistry (digestive system, liver, kidney, muscle, connective tissue, nerve tissue). Introduction in hematology. Composition, formation and function of blood. Blood clotting, hemofilia and trombofilia. Blood groups and blood transfusion. Pathological processes, laboratory manifestation of selected diseases. Syllabus of practical excercises: Basic biochemical examination and the interpretation of results. Basic procedures in the biochemical laboratory, the biochemical examination at the bad side and in the office. Taking of blood and other biological fluids. Basic examination of blood. Special examination of blood.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Lecture, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 23 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Basic knowledge of high school chemistry.
learning outcomes
Students can: - Characterize individual nutrients - construction, structure, representatives, - Describe the action of enzymes, - Describe the action of hormones, - Sum up the metabolism and digestion, - Explain biochemistry - Explain haematological examination.
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Murray R. K. Harperova biochemie. 1998.
  • Racek Jaroslav. Klinická biochemie. Galén Praha, 2006.
  • Švarc Václav. Úvod do lékařské chemie a biochemie pro bakalářské studium. UK Praha, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies General Nurse (2014) Health service 1 Summer