Course: Nursing in Gynaecology and in Obstetrics

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Course title Nursing in Gynaecology and in Obstetrics
Course code KPZ/P5OTG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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.
Course content
High-risk pregnancy. Labour and delivery. Obstetrical surgeries. Alternative methods in obstetrics. Puerperium. First aid during labour and delivery outside of the health care institution. The nursing process in the care of the woman with a physiological and high-risk pregnancy. The nursing process in the care of the woman before, during, and after labour and delivery and in the puerperium.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the part of the course that focuses on gynaecology is to acquaint the student with the field of gynaecology and especially with the physiology of the woman's reproductive system and with diseases of the genitals. The aim of the part of the course that focuses on obstetrics is to acquaint the student with the physiology of pregnancy, the course of labour, delivery and puerperium, with high-risk pregnancy, obstetrical surgeries, education towards motherhood and the issue of planned parenthood.
The student knows and works with modern examination methods, with organizing care of the woman and with the diagnostics and treatment of the diseases of the genitals. Students orient themselves on issues related to the nursing care of the pregnant woman.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation

Completion of compulsory 80% attendance at the practicum sessions and seminars. Successful completion of a written or oral examination according to the course guarantor's decision.
Recommended literature
  • BINDER, T. a kol. Porodnictví. Praha: Karolinum, 2012.
  • DUŠOVÁ, B., MAREČKOVÁ, J. Úvod k péči porodní asistentky o ženu s patologickým a rizikovým těhotenstvím. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita, 2009.
  • FAIT, T. Antikoncepce. Praha: Maxdorf, 2009.
  • HÁJEK, Z. A KOL. Porodnictví. Praha: Grada, 2014.
  • HERDMAN, HEATHER,T. Ošetřovatelské diagnózy definice & klasifikace: 2012-2014. Praha: Grada, 2013.
  • KOLIBA, P., ŠEVČÍK, l., PANNOVÁ, J. Propedeutika v gynekologii a porodnictví pro porodní asistentky. Ostrava: Ostravská Univerzita v Ostravě, 2004.
  • Kudela, M. a kol. Základy gynekologie a porodnictví pro posluchače lékařské fakulty. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2008. ISBN 9788024419756.
  • Mašata, J.; Jedličková, A. Infekce v gynekologii. Praha: Maxdorf, 2006.
  • ROB, L., MARTAN, A., CITTEBART, K. a kol. Gynekologie. Praha: Galén, 2008.
  • Roztočil, A. a kol. Moderní porodnictví. Praha: Grada, 2008.
  • ROZTOČIL, A. Moderní gynekologie. Praha: Grada, 2011.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies General nurse (2014) Health service 3 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies General nurse (2013) Health service 3 Winter