Course: Obstetrics

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Course title Obstetrics
Course code KPZ/P2POR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
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
  • Moravcová Markéta, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Zbořilová Michaela, MUDr.
  • Mňuková Veronika, MUDr.
Course content
Overview of anatomy important in obstetrics. Prenatal medicine. Differentiated prenatal care. Determining obstetric risks. Pregnancy-related changed in the woman´s body. Diagnosing pregnancy. Obstetric examination in individual pregnancy trimesters . Foetal positioning in utero at the end of pregnancy. Specialized examination methods during pregnancy. Biochemical, endocrinological, bacteriological, and serological tests during pregnancy. Pharmacotherapy in pregnancy.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the course of gravidity, labour and delivery, and puerperium, with the possible complications and risk factors.
Students build on their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, embryonology, and genetics. Students become familiar with obstetrical issues and they use their theoretical and practical knowledge of the field in the practical courses.

Assessment methods and criteria
Completion of compulsory attendance at the lectures. Completion of a written test or oral examination according to the course guarantor's decision.
Recommended literature
  • ČECH, E. a kol. Porodnictví. 2. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2006.
  • HÁJEK, Z. A KOL. Porodnictví. 3. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2014.
  • Hájek, Z. Rizikové a patologické těhotenství. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0418-8.
  • Chamberlain, G. A practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Harcourt: Publishers Limited, 2000.
  • Roztočil, A. a kol. Moderní porodnictví. 1. vyd. 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 Studies Midwife (2014) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (2013) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (2016) Health service 1 Summer