Course: Urgent care of critically diseased child

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Course title Urgent care of critically diseased child
Course code KAZ/NKPD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
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
  • Matas Martin, MUDr.
  • Dort Jiří, Doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Liška Jiří, MUDr. CSc.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Introduction to course. History of the field. Elemental terms. 2. Urgent resuscitation in children - ERC Guidelines 2010. 3. Child at the intensive care unit. Scoring systems in pediatric intensive care. 4. Sudden infant death syndrome and evidently child-life-threatening incidents. 5. Basic interventions in pediatric intensive care. 6. Care of a child in surgery and basic treatment procedures. 7. Intensive care demanding injuries in pediatrics. 8. Burn injury in children. 9. Intoxication. 10. Endocrinology and intensive care.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
A graduate will after passing the course understand the basics of diagnostics, system of continual monitoring and treatment of diseased children with life-threatening diseases, injuries and complications. He/she also gains knowledge about basic care of critically diseased child and is well informed about characteristics of monitoring in the framework of pediatric intensive resuscitation care.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Fendrychová, J., Klimovič, M. Péče o kriticky nemocné dítě. Brno: NCO NZO, 2005.
  • Fendrychová, J. Vybrané kapitoly z ošetřovatelské péče v pediatrii 2. část - Péče o novorozence. Brno: NCO NZO, 2009.
  • Novák, I. Intenzivní péče v pediatrii. Praha: Galén, 2008.
  • Novák, I. Základy péče o kriticky nemocné dítě 2. vyd.. Praha: Informatorium, 1996.
  • Wiedermann, J. Vybrané kapitoly z pediatrie. Urgentní stavy III.. Olomouc: UP Olomouc, 1992.

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 Health Rescuer (2012) Health service 3 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Health Rescuer (2016) Health service 3 Winter