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STUDY PLANS
2024/2025

Neurology

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17ABFNEU Z,ZK 2 2P+1C English
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Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection
Synopsis:

Neurology is a medical branch, which is studying disorders of central, peripheral and autonomic nervous system.

As knowledge in neurology is essential to each student of physiotherapy, both theoretical presentations, hands-on workshops and hospital praxis would be oriented on causes, symptoms, diagnostics, therapy and prevention in various neurological disorders. Some sessions would be oriented on imaging methods in neurology, others will let the students uncover neurodegeneration or rare diseases and physiotherapy aspekt of thein treatment.

Requirements:

Oral examination.

Syllabus of lectures:

1st week: Principles of neurological examination

2nd week: Back pain, traumatic lesions of CNS including spine and brain injuries

3rd week: Peripheral nerves and their disorders

4th week: Inflammatory diseases of CNS, including multiple sclerosis

5th week: Diseases of spinal cord. Epilepsy

6th week: Stroke

7th week: Physiotherapy in patients with plexus, nerve lesions and myopathy

8th week: Cerebellar disorders

9th week: Parkinsons disease, chorea and other diseases of basal ganglia

10th week: Principles of physiotherapy in demyelinating disease of CNS (MS) and in back pain

Syllabus of tutorials:

Practical sessions would be oriented on neurological examination, differential diagnostics and complementary methods including neuroimaging. The topic of practical sessions will be complementary to the subjects of presentations.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

GOETZ, G. Cristopher. Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd ed. London: Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007.

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