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OS - Travel medicine and tropical medicine - DVA1032
Title: OS - Travel medicine and tropical medicine
Guaranteed by: Department of Infectious Diseases (13-421)
Faculty: Second Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: 3
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/20, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (20)
Min. number of students: 5
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. MUDr. František Stejskal, Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   Noticeboard   
Course completion requirements

The active participation in at least 80% of teaching days and written test

Last update: Čechová Jana, Mgr. (08.09.2019)
Literature -

Literature: Beaching N.: Tropical Medicine: Lecture Notes, 2014, Wiley Blackwell, 7th ed.

Brent A., Davidson R., Seale A.: Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicin, 2014, Oxford Medical Handbooks, 4th ed.

Last update: Čechová Jana, Mgr. (08.09.2019)
Requirements to the exam

Approximate range of issues:

1. Infections caused by tropical tissue helminthes (schistosomiasis, filariasis)

2. Leishmaniasis

3. Intestinal helminthes

4. African and american trypanosomiasis

5. Highly virulent infections: Haemorrhagic fevers, MERS-CoV, anthrax

6. Tropical STDs including HAV/AIDS

7. Viral hepatitis and tropical liver infections

8. Malaria

9. Dengue fever and other tropical arboviroses

10. Differential diagnosis of fever after returning from the tropics

11. Traveller´s diarrhea

12. Typhoid and paratyphoid fever

13. Cholera and other bacterial intestinal infections

14. Intestinal and extraintestinal amebiasis

15. International travel and health risk, surveillance of tropical infections

16. Travellers‘ vaccinations

17. Travelling of children, pregnant women, people with chronic diseases and elderly people

18. Yellow fever

19. Japanese encephalitis

20. Plaque, TB, leprosis, rickettsial infections

Last update: Čechová Jana, Mgr. (08.09.2019)
Syllabus

Optional subject for 5th year

Term: 23.11. - 27.11.2020

Beginning: 14,00 p.m.

Place: Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Na Bulovce, Budínova 2, Prague 8

Number of students: at least 5, maximum 20

Prerequisite: Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Epidemiology

Practice: demonstration of patients with imported diseases or travel history (if they are just hospitalized)

Teachers:

as. MUDr. František Stejskal, Ph.D., Department of Infectious Diseases, 2nd Medical Faculty

as. MUDr. Milan Trojánek, Ph.D. ,Department of Infectious Diseases, 2nd Medical Faculty

as. MUDr. Helena Ambrožová, Ph.D., Department of Infectious Diseases, 2nd Medical Faculty

Lectures and seminars:

• Introduction to travel medicine, international travel and health risks, infectious and non-infectious health problems, travellers‘ vaccinations. (Dr. Trojánek)

• Traveller‘s diarrhoea: etiology, prevention and management. ( Dr. Trojánek)

• Fever after return from the tropics: etiology, differential diagnosis, clinical management. (Dr. Stejskal)

• Arboviral infections (dengue, chikungunya, Zika), viral hemorhagic fevers (yellow fever, Ebola, Lassa), other important viral infections (MERS-CoV, poliomyelitis, rabies, measles). (Dr. Trojánek)

• The most important parasitic infections in tropical and subtropical regions. Malaria (diagnostics, treatment, prophylaxis). Other tropical parasitic infections. (Dr. Stejskal)

• Tropical bacterial infections: enteric fever, relapsing fever, plague, anthrax, brucellosis, melioidosis. Rickettsial infections. ( Dr. Stejskal)

• Differential diagnostics of tropical skin lessions.

• Differential diagnostics of tropical lung and liver diseases.

Literature: Beaching N.: Tropical Medicine: Lecture Notes, 2014, Wiley Blackwell, 7th ed.

Brent A., Davidson R., Seale A.: Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicin, 2014, Oxford Medical Handbooks, 4th ed.

Last update: Čechová Jana, Mgr. (10.09.2020)
 
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