Course: Neonatology and Pediatrics

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Course title Neonatology and Pediatrics
Course code KAZ/NPED
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Dort Jiří, Doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Matas Martin, MUDr.
Course content
1. Paediatrics and its share in the societal care for the child. Interdisciplinary cooperation. Healthy child development: Distribution of childhood growth and development of the child, the principles of a healthy lifestyle, nutrition. 2. Prevention in childhood immunization schedule, child as a patient examination, patient psychology child's pain management. 3. Physiology and Pathology of the newborn. Basic concepts, the first treatment of the newborn, congenital malformations general classification newborns, birth asphyxia, prematurity, respiratory distress syndrome, infection of the newborn, birth injury, bleeding fetus and newborn, newborn jaundice. 4th respiratory diseases. Allergic diseases, allergic rhinitis, asthma. Imunoalterační disease. Fifth circulatory system diseases: Congenital and acquired heart disease, arrhythmias, hypertension. Diseases of the blood malignancies in children. 6th diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract. Congenital defects of metabolism. 7th diseases of the digestive tract. Diabetes mellitus. 8th diseases of the endocrine glands. Diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. 9th infection. Skin diseases. Mental disorders in childhood and adolescence. Abused child, social pediatrics. 10th Urgent conditions in pediatrics, poisoning and injuries in childhood. Basic techniques in first aid and resuscitation care by age. Sudden infant death syndrome.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Contact hours - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 32 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students are able to understand a conception of nursing in paediatry, to apply nursing procedures to childhood patients. They are able to choose adequate nursing procedures according to age, condition of child. They are able to recognize urgent condition, apply procedures in first pre-hospital aid.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Dort, Jiří. Ošetřovatelské postupy v neonatologii. 1. vyd. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7043-944-9.
  • Lebl, Jan,; Janda, Jan,; Pohunek, Petr. Praktická pediatrie : obvyklé diagnostické a léčebné postupy na Pediatrické klinice v Motole. 1. vyd. Praha : Galén, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7262-578-9.
  • Plevová, Ilona; Slowik, Regina. Komunikace s dětským pacientem. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-2968-8.
  • SEDLÁŘOVÁ, P. a kol. Základní ošetřovatelská péče v pediatrii. Praha Grada, 2008.

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 (2016) Health service 2 Summer