Course detail

Clinical physiology

FEKT-NKFLAcad. year: 2015/2016

Clinical exploitation of knowledge of biology of man. Evaluation of functionality of organs and systems, diagnostic methods. The use and limitations particular diagnostic methods, perspectives of their improvement. Residency of small student groups on hospital wards, introduction of diagnostic methods.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic review on functionality of human body. The course is adapted to technicians with limited knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The technician will learn basic requirements on diagnostic medical devices.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Brown AM, Stubs DW. Medical Physiology, John Wiley and sons, 1983
Silbernagel S. Atlas fyziologicke člověka, Grada 1993
Chaloupka V. a kol. Základy funkčního vyšetření srdce a krevního oběhu, IDVPZ, Brno, 2000

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Techning methods include lectures, practical laboratories and educational excursion. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write assignment from each laboratory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim is to introduce basic functions of the organism, most used diagnostic methods in medicine, and their limitations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-BEI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer