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Cardiovascular Medicine - B83007 (General Medicine English Parallel)
Title: Cardiovascular Medicine
Guaranteed by: 2nd Department of Medicine – Department of Cardiovascular Medicine First Faculty of Medicine Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague (11-00520)
Faculty: First Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/100, C [HS]
Extent per academic year: 100 [hours]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Explanation: doc. MUDr. Josef Kořínek, Ph.D.změna dle české paralelky od ak. roku 2019/20
Additional information:
Old code: 302
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: prof. MUDr. Aleš Linhart, DrSc.
prof. MUDr. Jaroslav Lindner, CSc.
Comes under: Compulsory for GM 5.y._23/24
Attributes: Lékařství
Klinický předmět
Pre-requisite : B80386, B80632, B83161, B83162
Interchangeability : B80302
Is co-requisite for: B81399
Annotation -
Last update: Jana Kolářová (02.03.2021)
During the subject of cardiovascular medicine the students will learn the basics of cardiology, vascular medicine, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery required for state exams.
Syllabus -
Last update: Jana Kolářová (02.03.2021)
Topics of lectures and seminars:

Arterial hypertension

Heart failure

Bradyarrhythmias, pacing and resynchronization therapy

Tachyarrhythmias, ablation therapy, anticoagulation therapy

Peripheral vascular diseases

Vein diseases, pulmonary embolism

Circulatory failure, cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Ischemic heart disease - acute and chronic forms, complications

Valvular diseases

Pericardial and myocardial diseases

Cardiac surgery

Vascular surgery

Congenital heart diseases

Cardiovascular prevention

Pulmonary hypertension

Last update: doc. MUDr. David Zemánek, Ph.D. (28.11.2023)


  • J. Larry Jameson, Anthony S. Fauci, Dennis L. Kasper, Stephen L. Hauser, Dan L. Longo, Joseph Loscalzo. Harrison's principles of internal medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 20th edition, 2018, s. ISBN .
  • Chizner, Michael A. Clinical Cardiology Made Ridiculously Simple: 6th Edition: An Incredibly Easy Way to Learn for Medical, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, PA Students, And Cardiac Fellows. : MedMaster Medical Books, 6th Edition, 2023, s. ISBN 9781935660668.
  • Bickley, Lynn S. Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health; Eleventh Edition,, 2013, 994 s. ISBN 9781609137625.

Teaching methods
Last update: doc. MUDr. David Zemánek, Ph.D. (23.09.2021)


Most of the seminars and lessons have been converted into a distance form. You can draw theoretical knowledge from the teaching materials provided in the course Cardiovascular Medicine in Moodle and from the recommended study literature. Lectures placed in Moodle are provided with the spoken commentary by individual lecturers or prepared with possibility to understand the theme without spoken commentary.Viewing these lessons is a mandatory condition for obtaining credit. Some questions in the final test are asked based on the knowledge gained from these lessons

Internship and rotation

Internships take place according to the current capacity of the department according to the schedules located in the detail of the subject in the SIS.

Teaching outside of GUHP

Every Thursday internship at one of the following places according to the schedule:

  • Na Homolce Hospital

    • internship from 8:45 a.m.,

      it is necessary to have the student card with youand also to prove a medical examination in official records

  • IKEM

    • One group internship from 7:45 a.m., the other group internship from 11:30 a.m.

    • The division does not have to correspond to the groups for internships in GUHP, the size of the groups and their distribution is determined directly by the department in IKEM.

    • It is necessary to have your own locker.

Every Thursday and Friday the internship is prepared for one group in the Simulation Center of the Institute of Physiology of the 1st Faculty of Medicine.

  • Arrival at 8:45 a.m., start of the internship at 9:00 a.m.

Entry requirements
Last update: Jana Kolářová (02.03.2021)

furthermore it is mandatory to wear clean white coat, appropriate shoes, stethoscope and student identification card

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. MUDr. David Zemánek, Ph.D. (23.09.2021)


1 absence is tolerated. Any further absence is possible only by individual prior agreement in clearly justified cases.

Viewing the teaching materials provided in the course Cardiovascular Medicine in Moodle.

To successfully complete the course is required to complete the test in on the last day of your course. The test will consist of 75 questions (5 random questions from each topic of the seminars, the most will be 4 variants of answers, of which only one is correct), you have approx. 1 minute to answer each of them. To successfully pass the test, it is necessary to answer at least 53 questions (70%) correctly.

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