Internal medicine and emergency medical assistance
 
Module: Physiotherapy
ECTS: 5
Contact hours – lectures: 50
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises: 25
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:
Year of study: First
 
Internal medicine and emergency medical assistance              

Contact hours – lectures: 50
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises: 25
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:  
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences:
  • Symptoms and signs of internal diseases (heart, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, liver, vascular system, endocrine glands, blood and blood forming organs, the immune system, kidneys).
  • Causes of internal diseases (innate anomalies, hereditary factors, infections, degenerative changes, injuries, cancer).
  • Prevention of internal diseases.
  • Emergency conditions in internal medicine (heart failure, respiratory failure, renal failure, liver failure, shock, anaphylaxis).
  • Rehabilitation of patients with internal diseases.
 
Knowledge and understanding:
  • application of theoretical knowledge of internal medicine in every day practice
  • student is familiar with algorithms for systematic approach toward injured person or suddenly ill person
  • student is able to plan the care and needed measures for stabilisation of endangered patient
  • student understands the consequences of performed measures and is able to evaluate changes of health condition of endangered patient
Mandatory references:
  • Krajnc, I. & Pečovnik Balon, B., 2000. Interna medicina. Maribor: Univerza v Mariboru, Visoka zdravstvena šola.
Recommended references:
  • Kocijančič, A., Mrevlje, F., Štajer, D., Osredkar, J., Horvat, M., Keber, I., Rozman, B. & Šorli, J., 2005.   Interna medicina, 3. izd. Ljubljana: Littera Picta.
  • Ahčan, U., 2006. Prva pomoč. Ljubljana: Rdeči križ Slovenije.
  • Gradišek, P., et al., 2015. Smernice za oživljanje 2015 Evropskega reanimacijskega sveta [Elektronski vir]. Ljubljana: Slovensko združenje za urgentno medicino. Available at: http://www.szum.si/media/uploads/files/ERC_2015_slo-1.pdf
  • Grmec, Š., Čretnik, A., Kupnik, D., Smrkolj, V., Švab, I., Kamenik, M. & Vlahović, D., 2006. Oskrba poškodovancev v predbolnišničnem okolju. Maribor: Visoka zdravstvena šola.
Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods:
Internal disease  with pathophysiology
- written exam

Emergency medical treatment:
- Cabinet exercises -  colloquium
- Exam